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...

Bonobo Profile

Bonobo Profile
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The children say farewell

The children say farewell
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At the sanctuary

At the sanctuary
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Ian with Boma

Ian with Boma
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Mme. Rebecca with Boma

Mme. Rebecca with Boma
Photo from Progress Report 'Bonobo Rescue in Boma' (view small | med | large | orig)

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