PROTECTING BONOBOS — PRESERVING RAINFOREST — EMPOWERING PEOPLE

Latest News From BCI

Meet Papa Faustin. He is an elder in Yetee, a village within the Kokolopori Bonobo Reserve. Since the very beginning, Papa Faustin has been an invaluable part of the Vie Sauvage/BCI team. As the manager of the reserve depot, Papa Faustin ensures that equipment and supplies for researchers and trackers are kept safe and ready for use. His irresistible smile and great positive spirit inspire everyone who is lucky enough to work with him.
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The race to the $10,000 match is on! Two more weeks left to support an indigenous Congolese organization that's truly making a difference—our partner, Vie Sauvage!
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Let's celebrate our amazing partner organization, Vie Sauvage, winner of the UN 2020 Equator Prize!
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We are pleased to be a part of this collaborative effort to raise awareness and encourage action to protect the world’s rainforests.
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We are thrilled to announce that Vie Sauvage—our leading partner in the Kokolopori Bonobo Reserve—has won the 2020 Equator Prize!
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We hope this message finds you well amidst this continuing crisis. It is inspiring to see so many people pitching in and doing their part to keep their communities safe.
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Today marks the 50th celebration of Earth Day! Does the sky seem a bit brighter? The trees greener? The birds louder? You're not imagining it. Since humans have reduced activity due to the pandemic, greenhouse gas emissions are down, air quality is up, and animals are expanding their ranges.
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Most people are becoming aware of the terrible toll that the coronavirus is taking on communities around the world. What many do not realize is that this virus could be devastating to great apes.
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COVID-19 is everywhere: on the news, on social media, and in every corner of the globe. It has now reached the Democratic Republic of Congo, and President Félix Tshisekedi has declared a national state of emergency.
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What's love got to do with it? Everything! It all starts with the bonobos, whose whole society runs on love and affection—there's a good reason that Valentine's Day is being recognized as World Bonobo Day!
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