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Chimpanzee meat allegedly being sold in the Midlands

March 1, 2011

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The bushmeat trade in Europe made the headlines in June after researchers revealed that more than 270 tonnes pass through Charles de Gaulle airport in Paris a year. The study published in the journal, Conservation Letters, was the first of its kind. Now there’s growing concern that chimpanzee meat is allegedly being sold in underground bushmeat markets in […]

New appointments for Ape Action Africa

February 5, 2011

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This year I’m hoping to fly back to Africa to film the work being done at Mefou Sanctuary in Cameroon. I’m keen to experience and see first hand how different West Africa is to East Africa, as well as looking at the differences in the various sub-species of chimpanzees from other geographical areas. Believe it or […]

A tragic loss…Colonel Avi Sivan dies in chopper crash

November 23, 2010

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I’ve just received the sad news that Colonel Avi Sivan, the director of Ape Action Africa in Cameroon, West Africa, has died in a helicopter crash today. He was flying between the main cities of Douala and Yaoundé with a local army commander, who also died in the incident. I’ve never met Sivan, but the […]