One Child at a Time: A Teacher’s Mission to Change the Hearts and Minds of Nepalis

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Almost a third of Nepal’s human population lives in the Kathmandu Valley. There, the transformation of human dominated landscape has been pervasive, leaving few natural spaces for wildlife to flourish. The destruction and fragmentation of forest habitat has forced species like macaques and langurs to venture into human settlements in search for food. Like most […]

First Evidence of Nocturnal Activity in the Guizhou snub-nosed Monkey

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Until recently it was thought that the night monkey is the only monkey in the world that moves about at night. Dr. Chia Tan and her Fanjingshan National Nature Reserve collaborators, Mr. Yeqin Yang and Mr. Kefeng Niu published a paper in Primates that proves otherwise. Their revolutionary findings are based on their latest research […]

2011 Lawrence Jacobsen Education Development Grant Recipient

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Congratulations to Mr. Kefeng Niu (China Program Coordinator) for winning an International Primatological Society – Lawrence Jacobsen Education Development Grant this year. Mr. Niu will use his award toward a project entitled, Fostering “Little Green Guards”: A Primate Conservation Education Program for School Children in Guizhou, China. The program will benefit children living in rural communities […]