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Latest News from BCI

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

Our Christmas Bonobo. Help us save his life!

Just today, on Christmas Eve, our intrepid team in the Congo saved the life of an orphan bonobo.

Posted: December 24th, 2015

Protect bonobos, combat climate change!

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

Posted: December 16th, 2015

Max Planck Partnership

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

Posted: December 2nd, 2015

Protection for Lilungu

Now is the time to protect Lilungu! Lilungu is a site with great historical significance for bonobo research, and a huge role to play in the future of bonobo survival. A critical link in the Bonobo Peace Forest, Lilungu has … Read more

Posted: December 2nd, 2015

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