Latest News from BCI
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
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
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
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
Check out our latest report on Bikoro, the orphaned bonobo rescued over Christmas, here on our GlobalGiving project page.
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
Just today, on Christmas Eve, our intrepid team in the Congo saved the life of an orphan bonobo.
Dear Friends, Last week, delegates from around the world reached a historic climate agreement at COP21, the 21st Conference of Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change. Climate change is a real, immediate threat to all of … Read more
The Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, one of the premier scientific organizations in the world, is once again partnering with BCI to advance bonobo research. In February, BCI will welcome Max Planck scientist Martin Surbeck to the Kokolopori Bonobo … Read more