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Great apes

We have 7 items tagged with ‘Great apes’.
  • A stray ape rescued by Limbe Wildlife Centre in South West Cameroon (Photo: Stanley Dinsi)

    TV documentary highlights conservation and poverty links in Cameroon

    Making a TV documentary about great ape conservation allowed the PCLG project in Cameroon to focus attention on the impacts on local communities

    13 April 2016 | Article | Biodiversity
  •  'Imagine Bwindi', by Ugandan musician Richard Kawesa, is expected to reach thousands of people, from local communities living around Bwindi to policymakers (Photo: PCI Media Impact)

    'Imagine Bwindi' music video launched on World Wildlife Day

    A music video, 'Imagine Bwindi', celebrates the wildlife of Uganda's Bwindi Impenetrable National Park and highlights the links between the park and local communities

    3 March 2015 | News | Biodiversity
  • The Enhancing Equity workshop in Uganda's Bwindi Impenetrable National Park brought together government officials, local residents and conservationists (Photo: Alessandra Guiliani/IIED)

    Enhancing equity and fairness

    A workshop in Uganda finds that when it comes to implementing wildlife conservation, different groups have different perspectives on what is "fair" writes guest blogger Hellena Nambogwe.

    23 February 2015 | Blog | Biodiversity
  • From left, musicians Wesa Kawesa, Drake and Myko Ouma learn about issues in the Bwindi Impenetrable National Park (Photo: Wesa Kawesa)

    Composing songs for conservation - our journey to Bwindi the Impenetrable

    A project in Uganda is using music and video to promote conservation and poverty alleviation, thanks to a creative partnership

    5 January 2015 | Blog | Biodiversity
  • An orangutan swinging between trees

    Addressing the interplay between agribusiness investments and ape conservation

    Recent years have witnessed a new wave of large-scale acquisitions for agribusiness investments in Africa and Asia. Countries that house a large proportion of the world's biodiversity and ape habitats and populations have lost areas of high biodiversity land to commercial agriculture. Despite much effort at local, national and global levels, evidence on the exact scale, location and coverage of agribusiness investments remains patchy and often unreliable

    10 October 2014 | Project | Biodiversity
  • A great ape (Photo: Noodlefish)

    Linking ape conservation with economic development and social justice

    Great ape conservation organisations are increasingly aware of the need to integrate issues relating to economic development and social justice if they are to be successful. This project aims to build capacity of organisations to do this internationally and in key African great ape range states.

    16 August 2013 | Project | Biodiversity
  • Game reveals complex links between poverty and threats to apes

    There were 50 ape experts in a room and a quick game to play to break the ice. “If you agree with the statement, go to the left side of the room,” said the facilitator.

    13 January 2012 | Blog | Natural resource management
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