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...

Baby bonobo expressing himself

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

Lilungu community members

Lilungu community members
Photo from Progress Report 'The right tools for the job' (view small | med | large | orig)

HF Radio in use at Kokolopori

HF Radio in use at Kokolopori
Photo from Progress Report 'The right tools for the job' (view small | med | large | orig)

Marcel Falay, agronomist for BCI

Marcel Falay, agronomist for BCI
Photo from Progress Report 'Exciting developments springing up at Kokolopori' (view small | med | large | orig)

Bonobos at Kokolopori, April 2015

Bonobos at Kokolopori, April 2015
Photo from Progress Report 'Exciting developments springing up at Kokolopori' (view small | med | large | orig)
 
   

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