Great Apes Survival Partnership (GRASP)

The Great Apes Survival Partnership (GRASP) is an innovative and ambitious partnership comprised of great ape range states faced with an immediate challenge: to lift the threat of imminent extinction faced by gorillas (Gorilla beringei, G. gorilla), chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes), bonobos (Pan paniscus) and orangutans (Pongo abelii, P. pygmaeus) across their ranges in Equatorial Africa and Southeast Asia.
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Call of the Orangutan: How to Follow an Orangutan.
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Growing Concern Over Fate Of Sumatran Orangutans.
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Growing Concern Over Fate Of Sumatran Orangutans.
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Kampala run to save Hoima’s Bugoma forest.
Bugoma, which is sitting on 41,144 hectares in Hoima with one of the largest population of chimpanzees in Uganda, is under threat from illegal timber harvesting, charcoal burning and encroachment.
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Sarah Baeckler Davis, founder of the Chimp Sanctuary Northwest who went on to run the North American Primate Sanctuary Alliance (NAPSA), will leave her NAPSA post in October to pursue other opportunities. NAPSA’s Steering Committee has assembled a task force to identify and recruit qualified candidates for the position, and suggestions should be sent to: nalmrud@fundforanimals.org. http://ift.tt/1kVIyKs

Sarah Baeckler Davis, founder of the Chimp Sanctuary Northwest who went on to run the North American Primate Sanctuary Alliance (NAPSA), will leave her NAPSA post in October to pursue other opportunities. NAPSA’s Steering Committee has assembled a task force to identify and recruit qualified candidates for the position, and suggestions should be sent to: nalmrud@fundforanimals.org. http://ift.tt/1kVIyKs

Ebola could decimate Africa’s Gorilla population, researchers warn

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