Help protect Colobus Monkeys & forest in Kenya

 
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  • Help protect Colobus Monkeys & forest in Kenya has made updates to their project page.
    • 8 months ago
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  • Help protect Colobus Monkeys & forest in Kenya posted a progress report
    Final report
    By - Sophie Birkett - Charitable Trust manager
    Dear supporter, I am happy to report this project as funded! GVI have been working in Shimoni since January 2006 undertaking research in this important patch of 'coral rag' coastal forest, aiming to highlight its biodiversity conservation value and monitor the status of its beautiful but threatened Angolan black...
    • 8 months ago
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  • Help protect Colobus Monkeys & forest in Kenya posted a progress report
    Friends of Shimoni forest
    By - Lucy Grehan - Shimoni forest coordinator
    Two GVI staff members were invited by the Chairman of Friends of Shimoni Forest to visit a couple of the scared Kaya's that have been part of the human landscape in Shimoni forest for hundreds of years. In addition to the biological value, Shimoni forest holds cultural value to the Digo and other Mijikenda tribes that live...
    • 11 months ago
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  • Help protect Colobus Monkeys & forest in Kenya has received 3 donations
    • 1 year ago
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  • Help protect Colobus Monkeys & forest in Kenya posted a progress report
    New Colobus sighting record!
    By - Sophie Birkett - Charitable Trust Manager
    We wanted to share with you a report from one of our amazing interns in Kenya: Along our journey into Shimoni forest, we ran into our lovely friends, the Angola Black and White Colobus monkey, a Unique species that seem to effortlessly flourish in Shimoni's dense forest. We paused our survey from time to time to observe our...
    • 1 year ago
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  • Help protect Colobus Monkeys & forest in Kenya posted a progress report
    Published Journal Article on Colobus Monkeys
    By - Sophie Birkett - Charitable Trust Manager
    Exciting news from the GVI Shimoni base to end a fantastic year in the work conducted to protect the Colobus Monkeys in Kenya. GVI Shimoni operations were launched in 2006 with the objective of running two long-term research programmes; one based in the marine protected area and one based in Shimoni Forest. Overseen by the...
    • 1 year ago
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  • Help protect Colobus Monkeys & forest in Kenya posted a progress report
    The Early Bird Gets the Worm!
    By - Alice Hawkes - Charitable Trust Team
    We are lucky enough to have an update from a current volutneer out in the field. Read on for her first hand account of life out in Shimoni...! Its 8:13am and the sun strikes my back as if its midday. Our feet hit the red earth of the road out to Kibuyuni, a village to Shimoni’s west. There are a couple of groups of...
    • 1 year ago
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  • Help protect Colobus Monkeys & forest in Kenya posted a progress report
    GVI Research Team Finds 200 Tropical Bird Species
    By - Alice Hawkes - Charitable Trust Team
    GVI has been working in the forests around Shimoni, Kenya, under direction of the Kenya Wildlife Service since 2006. Kenya’s coastal regions receives regular rainfall, and are as such, one of the last refuges for the fauna of the ancient rainforest that once stretched from Gabon on Africa’s West Coast through...
    • 1 year ago
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  • Help protect Colobus Monkeys & forest in Kenya posted a progress report
    Friends of Shimoni Forest
    By - Alice Hawkes - Charitable Trust Team
    The Friends of Shimoni Forest is a non-profit organization focusing on the conservation of Shimoni Forest. It was set up in collaboration with GVI who provided initial funding and training. The aim of the group is raise awareness of the importance of the forest not just in terms of resource use and ecosystem services for...
    • 1 year ago
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  • Help protect Colobus Monkeys & forest in Kenya posted a progress report
    Babooning Around!
    By - Alice Hawkes - Charitable Trust Team
    This awesome update comes straight from the field, from one of our volunteers Rachel... It’s not every day you get to see something that you know is going to be an image that stays with you for the rest of your life. Today was one of those days though, one of those rare occasions when you know you are witnessing...
    • 1 year ago
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  • Help protect Colobus Monkeys & forest in Kenya posted a progress report
    Coastal Colobus Discovery
    By - Alice Hawkes - Charitable Trust Team
    Coastal Colobus are discovered to be two different species! There were some major developments in the taxonomy of the Angolan colobus in recent weeks. In short, part of the population that had previously been believed to be Colobus angolensis palliatus have been reclassified as Colobus angolensis sharpei. The palliatus sub...
    • 1 year ago
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  • Help protect Colobus Monkeys & forest in Kenya posted a progress report
    Travelling with monkeys
    By - Alice Hawkes - Charitable Trust Team
    We took part in a travel pattern survey which involves following a habituated group of Angola Black-and-white Colobus. The survey data will give us an indication on home-range and habitat use. One of the initial goals is to identify and characterize movement of the tight-knit Colobus groups through the forest patches. We...
    • 1 year ago
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  • Help protect Colobus Monkeys & forest in Kenya has received 7 donations
    • 2 years ago
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  • Help protect Colobus Monkeys & forest in Kenya posted a progress report
    Observing the Colobus Monkeys in Shimoni's Forest
    By - Aoife Bulman - Charitable Trust Team
    To take part in a travel pattern survey involves following a habituated group of Angola Black- and-white Colobus. The survey data will give an indication on home-range and habitat use. One of the initial goals of this survey is to identify and characterize movement of the tight-knit Colobus group’s trough the forest...
    • 2 years ago
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  • Help protect Colobus Monkeys & forest in Kenya posted a progress report
    Amazing support for the GVI Charitable Trust
    By - Ross Deans - GVI Charitable Trust Manager
    We would like to share the most recent trustee report from the GVI Charitable Trust. This report covers the six month period from July to December 2011. We are delighted to share that this has been by far our most successful period, raising in six months nearly as much as we did the whole of the previous year. This increase...
    • 2 years ago
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  • Help protect Colobus Monkeys & forest in Kenya posted a progress report
    Words from a volunteer
    By - GVI Volunteer - GVI Volunteer
    Wasini island, a small jewel in the Indian Ocean, one mile from the great continent of Africa and kissing the Kenyan/Tanzanian border. Every evening, a spectacular sunset. Every evening, our banda is visited by tens of enchanting hermit crabs and even the very rare coconut crab. This really is a special place. Wasini island...
    • 2 years ago
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  • Help protect Colobus Monkeys & forest in Kenya has been approved to be on GlobalGiving!
    • 3 years ago
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Sophie Birkett

GVI Charitable Trust Manager
St Albans, Herts United Kingdom

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