Bonobo Conservation Initiative

Our Mission is to protect bonobos (Pan paniscus), preserve their tropical rainforest habitat, and empower local communities in the Congo Basin. By working with local Congolese people through cooperative conservation and community development programs, and by shaping national and international policy, the Bonobo Conservation Initiative (BCI) is establishing new protected areas and leading efforts to safeguard bonobos wherever they are found. The Bonobo Peace Forest (BPF) is the guiding vision of BCI: a connected network of community-based reserves and conservation concessions, supported by sustainable development. The Peace Forest provides protection for bonobos and other species in the Congo...

Supplies on their trip from Kinshasa to Kokolopori

Supplies on their trip from Kinshasa to Kokolopori
Photo from Progress Report 'Embodying the Bonobo's Spirit of Cooperation'

Young bonobo relaxing

Young bonobo relaxing
Photo from Progress Report 'Make Your Gift Mean 30% More on March 13'

Bonobo Profile

Bonobo Profile
Photo from Progress Report 'Make Your Gift Mean 30% More on March 13'

The children say farewell

The children say farewell
Photo from Progress Report 'Bonobo Rescue in Boma'

At the sanctuary

At the sanctuary
Photo from Progress Report 'Bonobo Rescue in Boma'
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