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December 28, 2016
Q-and-A: Protecting Lion-Tailed Macaques in the Western Ghats
For this month's "Year of the Monkey" blog we caught up with former CEPF grantee Nature Conservation Foundation in India.
December 14, 2016
Top 10 Articles of 2016
These are the CEPF stories that most piqued your interest over the past year.
November 28, 2016
Threatened Monkeys of the Indo-Burma Hotspot
The Indo-Burma biodiversity hotspot is home to some of the most unique—and vulnerable—monkeys on the planet.
November 15, 2016
In Morocco’s High Atlas Mountains, Seeds of Progress
CEPF grantee Global Diversity Foundation worked with two communities to protect local plants while improving local livelihoods.
red-eared guenon
October 20, 2016
Year of the Monkey: October 2016
For this month's "Monkey Blog," we highlight monkeys from the Guinean Forests of West Africa.
October 10, 2016
Bringing Paradise Back to a Toxic Island
On Karakelang, a small tropical island in Indonesia within the Wallacea biodiversity hotspot, local communities face multiple challenges resulting from the use of toxic pesticides, and they are waving a flag for help.
Roxy Hawaiian monk seal
October 5, 2016
Beyond borders: Global gathering of conservationists inspires
Linh Nguyen reflects on her experience attending the IUCN World Conservation Congress with her mother, Hotspot Hero Dao Thi Nga.
A black-striped capuchin clings to the side of a tree trunk
September 27, 2016
Year of the Monkey: September 2016
As recently as 1990, it was thought that chimpanzees were the only nonhuman animal to use tools in the wild. Since then, however, the use of tools has been observed not only in monkeys.
August 26, 2016
Year of the Monkey: August 2016
Tamarins and lion tamarins are a group of monkeys, and, like all animals, they provide vital contributions to the ecosystems where they live.
July 18, 2016
Year of the Monkey: July 2016
5 Endangered Monkeys in the Tropical Andes Hotspot
June 6, 2016
Year Of The Monkey: June 2016
Conservation efforts in Ifrane — including projects by CEPF grantee L’AMEPN, which works to conserve the park’s biodiversity — have helped the Endangered Barbary macaque population thrive.
May 23, 2016
Something to 'Shell'ebrate
The Myanmar roofed turtle is the second rarest turtle species on Earth.
Efforts are underway to increase the population of the Addax, a desert-adapted antelope
May 16, 2016
The fate of the Addax in the wild and its future between fences
A recent survey carried out by staff of Sahara Conservation Fund and Noé found only addax surviving in the wild in Niger.
May 9, 2016
Year of the Monkey: May 2016
With support from authorities, local people known as "Langur Guardians" help protect Cat Ba langurs. Some of these volunteers once hunted the species themselves; today they are ardent conservationists.
April 12, 2016
Endangered Indonesian bird feels the heat to reproduce
CEPF Executive Director, Olivier Langrand, observes the nesting habits of the endangered maleo bird in North Sulawesi in Bogani Nani Wartabone National Park.
April 4, 2016
Year of the Monkey: April 2016
The third post in "Year of the Monkey" monthly blog series. April spotlights the lion-tailed macaque in the Western Ghats Hotspot.
March 11, 2016
Year of the Monkey: March 2016
The second post in "Year of the Monkey," a monthly blog series that showcases monkeys as flagship species for conservation.
February 8, 2016
Year of the Monkey: February 2016
To celebrate the Year of the Monkey, CEPF's newest blog series showcases monkeys as flagship species for conservation in the biodiversity hotspots.
January 27, 2016
Capacity development critical to overcoming conservation challenges in the Eastern Afromontane
CEPF works in many remote places that are often difficult to reach, as members of the CEPF Secretariat and the Eastern Afromontane RIT experienced when they went on a monitoring mission in Tanzania.