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...

BCI's Dieudonne Bahati Mwanza with Bikoro

BCI's Dieudonne Bahati Mwanza with Bikoro
Photo from Progress Report 'A Christmas Rescue Story' (view small | med | large | orig)

Bikoro and some much-needed nourishment

Bikoro and some much-needed nourishment
Photo from Progress Report 'A Christmas Rescue Story' (view small | med | large | orig)

Bikoro in Mbandaka with a new friend, Sally

Bikoro in Mbandaka with a new friend, Sally
Photo from Progress Report 'A Christmas Rescue Story' (view small | med | large | orig)

One of our dedicated bonobo tracking teams

One of our dedicated bonobo tracking teams
Photo from Progress Report 'Are bonobos speaking our language?' (view small | med | large | orig)

Baby bonobo expressing himself

Baby bonobo expressing himself
Photo from Progress Report 'Are bonobos speaking our language?' (view small | med | large | orig)
 
   

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