Programs

Economic sustainability for the people of the Kahuzi-Biega region may mean long-term stability for the great apes that share the forest. [caption id="attachment_283" align="alignright" width="227"] Cassava mill[/caption] Kahuzi-Biega National Park is one of the last remaining habitats of the eastern lowland gorilla, and the personnel who guard...

With the help of the Canadian Ape Alliance, a group of Congolese widows has formed a cooperative to run a poultry farm. They can now provide for their families—and help protect endangered gorillas in the long run. The problem: In the Democratic Republic of Congo, there are...

What is TL2 and what’s the Canadian Ape Alliance doing there? At the very heart of the Congo River basin, three major rivers surround a 65,000-square-kilometre tract of forest in central Democratic Republic of Congo. Called TL2, because of the three bordering rivers (Tshuapa, Lomami and...

The apes of Central Africa are dying. For countless generations, humans co-existed in the jungle with chimpanzees, gorillas, and bonobos within a sustainable balance. As logging roads penetrate ever deeper into the forests, this balance is being destroyed. httpvh://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X20DuXa6SBE While once eaten infrequently for subsistence, apes are...