Bonobo Peace Forest Selected as Finalist in the 2014 Fuller Challenge—
November 14, 2014, New York City – The Bonobo Peace Forest project of the Bonobo Conservation Initiative (BCI) has been announced as a Finalist in the 2014 Buckminster Fuller Challenge, a prestigious annual competition named “Socially-Responsible Design’s Highest Award.” Now in its 7th cycle, the Fuller Challenge invites designers, architects, activists, entrepreneurs, artists, planners and scientists from all over the world to submit their game-changing solutions to solve humanity’s most pressing problems.
The Bonobo Connection Screening in Venice, CA—
The Bonobo Connection, a documentary by filmmaker (and BCI friend) Irene Magafan, will be screened at the G2 Green Earth Film Festival in Venice, CA on Sunday, October 19th at 4:45PM. The film introduces the viewer to the history of bonobos, why so little is known about them, their condition in the wild and why they are vital to our planet’s health and to the lives of humankind. It features interviews with BCI’s Sally Jewell Coxe and Michael Hurley, and is narrated by Ashley Judd. Admission is free.
Bonobos on NPR!—
BCI President and Co-founder Sally Jewell Coxe was interviewed on National Public Radio’s The Animal House Saturday, September 27. The program also featured Deni Béchard, award-winning author of Empty Hands, Open Arms: The Race to Save Bonobos in the Congo and Make Conservation Go Viral. To hear Sally and Deni talk about bonobos and BCI’s work to protect them, click here.