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Great Apes Summit – Professor Richard Wrangham

September 30, 2013


Richard Wrangham a professor of biological anthropology at Harvard University has been studying primates since the 1970s. He has conducted extensive research on primate ecology, nutrition, and social behaviour. Here he talks to me at the Great Apes Summit in Jackson Hole Wyoming about the importance of ambassadors like Dr Jane Goodall; the future of […]

Great Apes Summit – final day at Jackson Hole

September 26, 2013


The final sessions of the Great Apes Summit revisited the issues discussed over the four days. It’s up to the next generation to safeguard these primates and inspire those behind them to carry on fighting.I spoke to GRASP co-ordinator and a Girl Scout trying to make a difference.

Great Apes Summit – Dr Jane Goodall teams up with Google

September 24, 2013


She is arguably one of the world’s most famous Primatologists. Dr Jane Goodall has committed her life to raising the profile of chimpanzees and other ape species. Her popularity across generations is something technology giant Google wanted to capture and use for the good of conservation. We talked to Dr Goodall about her life and […]

Great Apes Summit

September 22, 2013


Delegates from around the world are gathering for a four-day conservation summit in Jackson Hole, Wyoming. The Great Apes are listed as either endangered or critically endangered and their habitats are disappearing. This event is being held in collaboration with the Wildlife Film Festival 2013, to try to find solutions to mitigate against the impacts […]

Day 2 Jackson Hole – The Red Neck

September 22, 2013


After a busy day scouting locations and working on my presentation ahead of the summit   “The Bureau” – that’s Noodle, the Jersey Girls and I headed into town for dinner. We were meeting with some of the UN delegates and the New York team from the Arcus Foundation, which is co-funding the four-day event. […]

Jackson Hole – Day 1 – The Wild West

September 20, 2013


After more than 22 hours travelling and three different flights Noodle and I finally landed in Jackson Hole. The night air was the first thing to hit us. The crisp, icy chill took us by surprise as we wearily trudged down the steps from the plane onto Wyoming soil. “Dammmm it’s cold”, I gasped as […]

The United Nations

September 9, 2013


“Errrrm so what would be your dream job?” This wasn’t a question from the careers officer at school. No this was a question that was thrown at me three years ago when I announced I was going back to uni to study primates. It came from friends; colleagues; family and complete strangers. “It’s a bit […]