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Golfi, one of the female chimpanzees living at Tchimpounga recently gave birth to an infant.

The JGI UK Board has sent £5,000 to help the team at the Tacugama Sanctuary in Sierra Leone manage the severe impact of Ebola on their operations. Do please spread the word and support this appeal. Primates are impacted by Ebola both directly and through the social impact on those managing sanctuaries/reserves. Saving human lives in this medical and societal disaster is critically important; helping maintain healthy and viable chimpanzee populations is also so.

Jane Goodall, UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon and actor Leonardo DiCaprio were among 310,000 people who marched through New York City for the Peoples' Climate March. It was said to be the largest climate rally in history, with 2,808 coordinated events in 166 countries.

World famous primatologist, Dr Jane Goodall, DBE Founder - the Jane Goodall Institute and UN Messenger of Peace and distinguished field biologist and conservationist Ian Redmond OBE, have joined the BUAV to raise concerns about the sad plight of wild-caught baboons used in research in Kenya.