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Field Updates

These are exciting times in the Yetee forest of Kokolopori Bonobo Reserve! The theme of the past few months has been continuity amidst transition. With a new team of scientists from the Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, new baby … Read more

Posted: May 12th, 2017

Cirque de Bonobo

Can you imagine a circus where humans perform and apes benefit? We can, thanks to Jen Taylor! An animal rights advocate and circus performer, Jen created Cirque de Bonobo to raise funds and awareness on behalf of bonobos. We’re happy … Read more

Posted: May 12th, 2017

Outstanding Supporter

Dedicated supporters mean everything to us and to our work. Their generosity allows us to respond quickly and efficiently to the ever-changing needs in the field, and their commitment enables us to meet the long-term challenges we face in bonobo … Read more

Posted: May 12th, 2017

Help bonobos and bonobos will help you!

Dear Friends, Imagine a Congolese woman feeling the first pangs of labor. There is no car, no ambulance, no hospital within reach. In Brooklyn, New York, a doctor gets on his bike and helps deliver lifesaving care to this mother … Read more

Posted: December 15th, 2016

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

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