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...

Reviewing maps and planning survey design

Reviewing maps and planning survey design
Photo from Progress Report 'Max Planck Institute Scientists Train BCI Trackers for Kokolopori Survey' (view small | med | large | orig)

Genevieve Campbell and BCI trackers

Genevieve Campbell and BCI trackers
Photo from Progress Report 'Max Planck Institute Scientists Train BCI Trackers for Kokolopori Survey' (view small | med | large | orig)

Kokolopori bonobos

Kokolopori bonobos
Photo from Progress Report 'BCI Helps DRC Take Huge Step in Protecting Bonobos' (view small | med | large | orig)

BCI & provincial police bonobo orphan rescue

BCI & provincial police bonobo orphan rescue
Photo from Progress Report 'BCI Helps DRC Take Huge Step in Protecting Bonobos' (view small | med | large | orig)

Bonobo Peace Forest Map

Bonobo Peace Forest Map
Photo from Progress Report 'ABC Program “The Swingers” Features Kokolopori' (view small | med | large | orig)
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