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Chimp Sign Language 'Dictionary' Created
Animals  (tags: wildlife, chimpanzees, sign language, dictionary, study )

- 14 days ago -
Chimpanzees use their hands to say "follow me," "stop that" or "take this," according to new research seeking to translate the sophisticated messages flowing back and forth.
Take Action! - Save Chimpanzees From Being Euthanised - Please Sign!
Animals  (tags: Amadeus, mikki, chimpanzees, save, euthanasia )

- 46 days ago -
Two abused chimpanzees, Amadeus and Nikki, who are living in the Chimp Eden sanctuary in South Africa, are facing euthanasia after a minor attack on a staff member. The chimps acted in this manner due to past trauma and do not deserve to be killed.
All Is Not Yet Lost - Jane Goodall Interviewed By Bill Moyers (Video)
Animals  (tags: Jane Goodall, interview, chimpanzees, society, David Greybeard, protection, conservation )

- 91 days ago -
Who better to deliver a message of hope on Earth Day, than Jane Goodall? Don't miss this, if you care about protection of animals in the wild.
Demand Nationwide Regulation of Exptic Pet Trade - Please Sign!
Animals  (tags: Ban exotic pet trade, regulate, tigers, lions, panthers, alligators, chimpanzees )

- 148 days ago -
Exotic animals will always capture the imagination because of their unique nature, their rarity, and their danger. Tigers, lions, panthers, alligators, and chimpanzees are all part of the exotic pet trade, but this commerce in wildlife.
Please Sign: Tell the UK to Stop Using Animals in Advertising
Animals  (tags: chimpanzees, Choppers, United Kingdom, animals in advertising, tea ads, Ada, Twycross Zoo, PG Tips Tea, animal exploitation, animal rights, endangered apes )

- 189 days ago -
In the past, dressing up chimpanzees for human roles created appealing TV commercials, which some say the chimps enjoyed doing. But now they know it was a bad idea. Use of exotic animals in ads harms them and makes it seem ok to take them from the wild.
Cameroon: U.S. Palm Oil Project Would Destroy Endangered Chimpanzee Habitat in Cameroon
Animals  (tags: wildlife, chimpanzees, protection, conservation, animalrights, animalwelfare )

- 337 days ago -
The endangered Chimpanzee stands to have swathes of its forest habitat in Cameroon destroyed if a US company's controversial plans to establish a palm oil plantation in the area are not stopped
Genome Studies of Great Apes in the Wild and in Zoos
Animals  (tags: wildlife, great apes, chimpanzees, bonobos, orangutans, dna, closest relatives, wild, zoos, genome, studies )

- 356 days ago -
Samples from our Frozen Zoo® have contributed to a study of historic importance in primate biology: a cornerstone has been laid in the application of genome sequencing technology to understanding the biology of our closest relatives, the great apes.......
Animal Personhood In The Age Of Empathy
Animals  (tags: animal intelligence, animal rights, chimpanzees, Declaration of Cetacean Rights, dolphins, empathy, Sierra Club v. Morton, Supreme Court, theory of mind )

- 376 days ago -
By terming dolphins "non-human persons," India's version of the EPA has opened not just a new chapter in how the second-most populous country on Earth treats animals, but reopened a debate on man's vision of himself as master of the natural world.
Victory!! NIH Director Accepts Recommendations to Retire Research Chimpanzees | the Jane Goodall Institute
Animals  (tags: chimpanzees, research, cruelty, animalrights, animaladvocates, retire, jane goodall institute )

- 389 days ago -
After a long public debate and years of advocacy, the Jane Goodall Institute (JGI) heralded the decision today by Dr. Francis Collins, director of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), to accept the recommendation of an expert scientific advisory panel
NIH to Reduce Significantly the Use of Chimpanzees in Research
Animals  (tags: chimpanzees, goodnews, humans, animalwelfare, animalrights )

- 389 days ago -
The National Institutes of Health plans to substantially reduce the use of chimpanzees in NIH-funded biomedical research and designate for retirement most of the chimpanzees it currently owns or supports
Protect Wild and Captive Chimps From Harm
Animals  (tags: wildlife, chimpanzees, protection, conservation, animalrights, animalwelfare )

- 395 days ago -
Please submit the letter in the form to send a message to the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service, asking them to help all chimpanzees by applying Endangered Species Act protections to captive chimpanzees.
HELP KINKO / Please Sign!
Animals  (tags: Kinko, chimpanzees, Zoo, Japan, AnimalWelfare, animaladvocates, animalcruelty, animalrights, animals, cruelty, ethics, law, protection, sadness, society, suffering, wildanimals, SIGN PETITION! )

- 427 days ago -
Kinko is a chimpanzee who has lived in Himeji City Zoo for a long time... alone in a small, simple cage with no companions. Kinko needs to be in a proper habitat for chimpanzees!
Zoo Orangutan Made Ladder to Escape From the Fence to Scare Visitors
Animals  (tags: zoo, Hanover, chimpanzees, escape, protection )

- 452 days ago -
The accident happened in a zoo in Hanover. Five chimpanzees tied three branches together, made a temporary ladder to ran out of the fence.
SAVE CHIMPS- Join Jane Goodall In Telling The NIH To Release Lab Chimps To A Sanctuary*****SIGN JANES PETITION
Animals  (tags: chimpanzees, labs, research, experiments, testing, abuse, suffering, pain, fear, wildanimals, wildlife, sadness, ethics, cruelty, animalwelfare, animalrights, animals, animaladvocates, death, killing, protection )

- 503 days ago -
Please sign Letter from Jane Goodall Institute, urging the National Institutes of Health (NIH) in the United States to release ALL chimps from labs or destined for labs to sanctuaries so they can live safe happy & social lives PLEASE SIGN & SHARE 4 CHIMPS
Chimps Have Better Short-Term Memory Than Humans
Animals  (tags: chimpanzees, humans, research )

- 520 days ago -
Chimpanzees may have more smarts than humans, at least regarding short-term memories, new research suggests.

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