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Ethnoprimatology – Why We Love It.

“An understanding of the coevolution of science, society, and environment that shows why these are not really contradictions at all should be the future goal of the anthropology of the environment” (Dove, 2006, 203). Continue reading “Ethnoprimatology – Why We Love It.”

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Update: Identifying Species

All 25 cameras purchased with funds provided by the Global Wildlife Conservation’s Primate Action Fund and the Margot Marsh Biodiversity Foundation are up and capturing images in Outamba Kilimi National Park! Continue reading “Update: Identifying Species”

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Light Up Outamba Kilimi

The Pan Verus Project is hoping to secure LuminAID solar lanterns for the villages within the Outamba Kilimi National Park. LuminAID is offering UK non-profits a special discount on solar lanterns so we must act fast! Continue reading “Light Up Outamba Kilimi”

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Threats to Biodiversity

Outamba Kilimi National Park (OKNP) and it’s biodiversity are facing threats from several different factors at this time. When members of the Pan Verus Project first visited OKNP in early 2017 they found many parts of the park were extensively burned, evidence of illegal hunting activities, and were told by park rangers that plants and animals used in traditional medicine were often collected from the park. Continue reading “Threats to Biodiversity”