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Trees and Tuitions Save Chimps

Posted by on Nov 2, 2016 in Take Action, Uncategorized | Comments Off on Trees and Tuitions Save Chimps

Trees and Tuitions Save Chimps

    Friends of Chimps, a US-based nonprofit, is helping us sponsor a Crowdrise campaign on behalf of the Bulindi Chimpanzee & Community Project (BCCP). We’re raising $10,000 to expand our successful pilot project. We need to raise $15,000, but the great news – we’ve already raised the first $5,000. The first year’s results are amazing! 33 children were able to attend school or college, 200,000 tree seedlings were planted, no mature trees were cut down, and 4 new baby chimps were born! The Project also helped forest owners...

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Don’t Abandon the Chimps!

Posted by on Aug 8, 2015 in Take Action | Comments Off on Don’t Abandon the Chimps!

Don’t Abandon the Chimps!

Please sign the petition to urge NYBC to reinstate funding for this chimpanzee colony before it’s too late! Sixty six captive chimpanzees in Liberia, Africa have been abandoned by the New York Blood Center (NYBC)—an organization with assets of $450 million and major corporate partners. The chimpanzees are in danger of dehydration and starvation. For years, NYBC used these chimpanzees in medical research, infecting many of them with hepatitis viruses. After decades of confinement, these chimpanzees do not have the skills to survive in the...

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Major victory in conservation battle against oil company

Posted by on Feb 15, 2014 in Take Action | Comments Off on Major victory in conservation battle against oil company

Major victory in conservation battle against oil company

A major corporate social responsibility agency today has announced an examination of Soco International PLC for alleged violations of human rights and environmental protections related to the company’s operations in an African World Heritage Site. The move was triggered by WWF’s complaint alleging that Soco has breached the most respected global corporate social responsibility standards in its pursuit of oil in Virunga National Park, Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). WWF’s case has exposed “material and substantiated issues meriting...

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