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Latest News from BCI

Bonobo Workshop

In September, The Bonobo Project hosted a pioneering event: The Bonobo Communications Workshop. Spearheaded by Bonobo Project founder Ashley Stone and moderated by Dr. Annette Lanjouw of the Arcus Foundation, the workshop aimed to raise awareness of bonobos in the … Read more

Posted: November 22nd, 2016

From the Field

Researchers from the Max Planck Institute of Evolutionary Anthropology (MPI) are hard at work observing the Kokolopori bonobos, learning more about bonobo group interactions. We know that bonobo encounters tend to be far more peaceful than those of our other … Read more

Posted: November 22nd, 2016

Inspiring Conservation Through Art

Charity Oetgen is a California-based artist and conservationist. Born and raised in a small Illinois town, she currently attends the Laguna College of Art and Design. Charity has found a unique and inspiring way to combine her love for the … Read more

Posted: November 22nd, 2016

Farewell to a Friend

We are deeply saddened by the passing of one of our most cherished partners. Donald MacGregor Tuttle, founder and CEO of Jadora International, passed away on September 24 at the age of 50. He was a true visionary and, in … Read more

Posted: November 22nd, 2016

Field Updates!

BCI president Sally Jewell Coxe has returned from a very successful expedition to the Kokolopori Bonobo Reserve. The primary goal of this trip was to establish a new research project in partnership with the Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology. … Read more

Posted: May 18th, 2016

In Memoriam

Our work is built upon collaboration, and we are fortunate to have had the pleasure of working with three very special individuals: Prosper Losaila, Dr. Deborah Moore, and Papa Wemba. Even as we mourn their loss, we celebrate their lives … Read more

Posted: May 18th, 2016

Serenading Bonobos

While BCI is focused primarily on protecting bonobos within their native habitat in the Congo rainforest, we know of many people who are supporting bonobos in a number of different–and sometimes surprising!–venues. Take, for example, Katarzyna Sadej, a San Diego-based … Read more

Posted: May 18th, 2016

CrowdRise Campaign Goes Live

We are so excited to announce that our CrowdRise crowdfunding campaign has gone live! CrowdRise is a unique crowdfunding platform, enabling people to contribute and fundraise for the causes they care about. And we know that you care about bonobos, … Read more

Posted: February 23rd, 2016

A Christmas Rescue Story

Check out our latest report on Bikoro, the orphaned bonobo rescued over Christmas, here on our GlobalGiving project page.

Posted: February 3rd, 2016

UPDATE: Orphan Rescue

Baby Noël has been resting and recovering at BCI’s Mbandaka office for the last few days. Our staff member, Dieudonne Bahati Mwanza, has been taking care of him night and day. Noël has regained some strength…even enough to start climbing … Read more

Posted: December 30th, 2015

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