U.S. primate import statistics for 2014

January 26, 2015
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U.S. primate import statistics for 2014

Here’s the bad news: 1. Imports are up 20 percent. For the second year in a row, primate imports into the United States have increased. And not just a little bit. In 2014, the United States imported about 4,000 more primates than in 2013. That’s 23,465 monkeys and apes—as opposed to 19,466 in 2013...

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Bioko Island: The next Costa Rica?

January 6, 2015
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Bioko Island: The next Costa Rica?

With 11 species of primates and large stretches of as-yet-unspoiled forest habitat, Bioko Island (which lies just 20 miles off the west coast of Africa) has the highest primate density of any African country. That’s according to Justin Jay, Program Co-Director of The Drill Project. Justin returned for a repeat visit to the IPPL...

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Remembering the Bangkok Six case

December 18, 2014
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Remembering the Bangkok Six case

Dianne Taylor-Snow has been a wildlife crime investigator and photojournalist for IPPL for 25 years. She’s also a dedicated board member and even has an IPPL gibbon named after her. She recently visited IPPL for a few days, and she shared with us her reminiscences about one of IPPL’s signature cases: the smuggling of...

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