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DRA. JANE GOODALL WILL BE HONORIS CAUSA FOR UNIVERSITY OF ALICANTE - July 31, 2008

DRA. JANE GOODALL WILL BE HONORIS CAUSA FOR UNIVERSITY OF ALICANTEPrimatologist Jane Goodall wins one more degree among many others she has been collecting during her life with the work in defense of the Great Primates. Attending a request from Paco Cuellar, director of the GAP Project in Europe, University of Alicante, in Spain, decided […]

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DEAL WITH DRAKE UNIVERSITY - July 30, 2008

Great Ape Trust of Iowa Sanctuary has made a deal for cooperation and fund raising with Drake University, to develop together non-invasive studies with great primates. Great Ape Trust of Iowaωs mission is to understand the origin and the future of the culture, language, tools and intelligence of the great primates. To achieve this goal, […]

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ROCKY AND KATY ADAPT TO COMMOM LIFE - July 30, 2008

GREAT APE TRUST OF IOWA After living together for more than two weeks, both the mother Katy, 19 years old, and his son Rocky, 3, have been adapting very well to share the same space. Although they are mother and son, they had never lived together before. So, Katy has to get accustomed to Rocky\’s hiperactivity, […]

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LONELY CHIMPANZEE GOES TO A SANCTUARY - July 29, 2008

Martha is 13 years old and spent two years locked in a small cage at Kumasi Zoo, in Ghana. Before that she was at Accra Zoo, which was locked in 2006. Martha was depressed and abandoned and now she has hope and a new life forward. Eden Sanctuary, in South Africa, founded her a space […]

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THE LAST SEVEN CHIMPANZEES FROM BUCKSHIRE ARRIVE AT SANCTUARY - July 24, 2008

On June 13th, Buckshire Corporation delivered the last seven chimpanzees owned by the company to the Chimpanzee Sanctuary Northwest, in Washington, after many years of lab cages and submission to the most absurd experiences. Annie, Negra, Missy, Jody, Jamie, Burrito and Foxie are going to enjoy their first summer with sun, outside the scary cages […]

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EGYPT IS THE FIRST ROUTE OF ILEGAL TRAFFICKING OF PRIMATES - July 23, 2008

As long as CITES (Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora) had dennied, during the last meeting on Geneve, to take energetic measures towards Egypt (one of the countries which signs the convention) about the fact that the country has been turning a blind eye to the poaching of african […]

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CHIMPANZEES ARE THE SPONSORS OF STOCK CAR RACING - July 22, 2008

The photo of a baby chimpanzee from Curitiba was the main attraction of the latest Stock Car race. The chimpanzee is one of the first dwellers of the Great Ape Sanctuary in Curitiba, which is mantained by Anami Institute, owned by Anita and Milan Starostik, affiliated to GAP Project. The grandson of the Starostik`s, William, is […]

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RECEIVES ORANGUTANS FROM HOLLYWOOD - July 17, 2008

Rocky, 3 years old, and his mother Katy arrived at Iowa Sanctuary on July 12th, after a long trip from Los Angeles. These first pair of orangutans are part of a group of six that will get together with the other three orangutans who live in the sanctuary already. These two orangutans used to belong […]

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UGANDA CHIMPANZEE KEEPER’S SACRIFICE EARNS DISNEY CONSERVATION HERO AWARD FOR 2008 - July 15, 2008

Stany Nyandwi, who left his family, his home, and his homeland behind when he helped stage a daring transport of orphaned chimpanzees out of war-torn Burundi to safety in 1995, has been named a Disney Conservation Hero for 2008.  Nyandwi is the head caregiver at the Ngamba Island Chimpanzee Sanctuary in Uganda, which is home […]

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GUINEA SANCTUARY RELEASES CHIMPANZEES - July 10, 2008

Fifteen chimpanzees who used to live at CCC Sanctuary (Center for the Conservation of Chimpanzees) at Guinea Republic were released at the forest after rehabiliation work that lasted more than 5 years. The group, which is formed by 6 males and 9 females, was released at National Park of Upper Niger on June 27th and […]

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JAYBEE ARRIVES AT FLORIDA?S SANCTUARY - July 8, 2008

After years of terror, abuse, misfortune and destruction of his body, but not of his spirity, the chimpanzee Jaybee has arrived at his new home in Florida, together with 9 of his best friends. Jaybee is the symbol of humankind insanity against his non-human brothers. But his resistance and his decision of being alive and strong […]

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IN FRONT A VICTORY IN SPAIN - June 26, 2008

Our Honour President from GAP Project, the philosopher Peter Singer congratulate everybody involved in the victory in Spain, specially GAP Projects executives and members, and the policital parties that introduced the proposal in the Parlament, and get approval United Left Front and Green Party from Catalunya.

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SELL OF PAINTINGS BY CHIMPANZEES - June 26, 2008

SAVE THE CHIMPS SANCTUARY SELL OF PAINTINGS BY CHIMPANZEES The Art Fair known as ArtBeat is celebrated in Somerville, Massachusetts, United States, on July 18th and 19th. During the event, artists and public get together on Davis Square, where they can listening to music, dance and buy handmade products. This year, Save the Chimps Sanctuary […]

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IN FRONT A VICTORY IN SPAIN - June 26, 2008

THE PETER SINGER MESSAGE ωCongratulations everyone in Spain who has worked so hard on this. Thatωs wonderful and very exciting news!ω Our Honour President from GAP Project, the philosopher Peter Singer congratulate everybody involved in the victory in Spain, specially GAP Projects executives and members, and the policital parties that introduced the proposal in the […]

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DANNY WALLACE IN BBC: CHIMPS ARE PEOPLE TOO - June 25, 2008

Danny Wallace is a TV program presenter at BBC. His film CHIMPS ARE PEOPLE TOO takes you all over the world – from Africa to United States – to show that chimpanzees are people, like us, too. He concludes that everyone accepts the fact that chimpanzees have 99,4% of our DNA, are closer to us than gorillas, […]

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VICTORY IN SPAIN - June 25, 2008

SPANISH PARLIAMENT SUPPORTS GAP PROJECT AND ITS OBJECTIVESA few hours ago the Spanish Parliament submitted to discussion and approved a resolution by the Izquerda Unida Paliament Comission and Catalunya Party which requests that the Government recoganizes, within four months, GAP Project  (PGS, in Spain) and its objectives as principals of the Spanish Government and does […]

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GAP PROJECT AT INTERNET - June 24, 2008

GAP PROJECT AT INTERNET  Watch the video filmed by Andre Vasco at GAPωs sanctuary in Sorocaba, São Paulo. It was produced to attend specially young people. The link is http://www.andrevasco.com/index.phpωvideo=DQXIEF

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Pioneer surgery gives back vision to blind chimp - April 1, 2008

GAP Sanctuary, Brazil Last saturday, march 29th, in the Sanctuary of Great Primates in Sorocaba, the team of the Eye Clinic of Sao Paulo, under the leadership of Prof. Dr. Walton Nose, one of the great brazilian specialist on human ophtalmology, gave back vision to Hulk’s left eye. Hulk, a 33 years old chimp, was […]

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The cry of a chimpanzee - June 28, 2007

This Frans de Waal would have to include in his book and his lectures, the end of those two sensible and defenseless beings he had been bringing up in his country- Holland, in that tenebrous center of reproduction, similar to the north American one- Yerkes- where he works, a place where many chimpanzees already had […]

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Frans de Waal and the Altruism - June 27, 2007

Recent experiments in the Institut of Evolutive Antropology Max Planck, in Leipzig (Germany), had demonstrated that chimpanzees help themselves when not related, when placed before a challenge (source- Reinaldo J. Lopes www.gl.com.br). In this article published in the scientific magazine – “PLOS Biology”, he was also registered the comment of the Dutch researcher Frans de […]

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