Meet Gladys Kalema-Zikusoka, Founder of Conservation Through Public Health. Gladys works tirelessly to protect gorillas in Uganda from catching human diseases spread through tourism and the use of gorilla ‘scarecrows’ by local communities.
Category: Great Apes
Home-schooling with a difference: Orangutans learn life lessons
It’s been over 100 days since the UK’s official lockdown began and parents all over the country have been desperately trying to juggle the demands of home-schooling their children.
However, while maths, English and science homework may have stumped some parents, international wildlife charity Born Free is putting the spotlight on a different ‘school’ – The Orangutan Foundation’s Camp in Lamandau Wildlife Reserve in Borneo.
Shamwari Diaries: Epilogue
Arriving back home from South Africa, it felt like the most exciting adventure of my life had come to an end. Find out how the experience has shaped the decade of my life that followed.
World Animal Day 2019 – Gerhana the orphan orangutan
Gerhana the orangutan orphan – World Animal Day 2019. Gerhana the orangutan orphan has lived through terrible experiences, and the traces of his sad past are still visible on the x-ray: He has a cartridge case stuck in his body.
Meet Addy: Mountain Gorilla Hero
Introducing eleven-year-old ‘gorilla hero’ Addy. Over the last few years, Addy has raised thousands of dollars for charities such as the Dian Fossey Fund and the Ellen Fund through her social media campaigns and annual Gorilla Gala events.
Whitley Awards: the ‘Green Oscars’
Conservation champions; the Whitley Fund for Nature (WFN), kicked off the month of May with their annual Whitley Awards ceremony at the Royal Geographical Society in London on Wednesday.
The Dominant Male: Guest post by young conservationist Bella Lack
This month’s guest blog post comes from 15-year-old wildlife campaigner Bella Lack. Bella describes her unforgettable close encounter with a male orangutan… We stood in
Gorillas in the wild; and how to help them stay that way! — Guest post by Dan Richardson
Last month saw the exciting announcement that the Remembering Wildlife book series, responsible for the highly acclaimed Remembering Elephants and Remembering Rhinos titles, will be dedicating
Gordon Buchanan: Animals, cameras and family values
Gordon Buchanan, host of the groundbreaking new series Animals With Cameras shares his thoughts on his 25 years of filming wildlife.
Gorilla socks: eco-friendly Christmas gift ideas
Eco-friendly Christmas gift ideas for him, her and… gorillas! Socks. Christmas is a great time for socks. Every year I either receive a pair (or