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Fight to Prevent Export of Ex Laboratory Chimpanzees to the UK

    Recent changes in the law have designated as endangered all chimpanzees – those in labs in the US as well as those in the wild – ending the split listing that allowed medical research to continue in the US … Continue reading

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Wild Chimpanzees play with “dolls”

Did you know that young chimpanzees play “babies” with sticks and stones and that girls are much 3-4 times more likely to do so than boys? Click here to take a look at footage filmed by Richard Wrangham in Kibale … Continue reading

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London Guardian Kasiisi Post

The London Guardian, as part of their Green Schools Initiative at the Guardian Teacher Network has just posted an article on-line, on Kasiisi Primary School’s  use of human waste to generate methane for cooking. If you are interested it has … Continue reading

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Two New Conservation Education Grants

        The Kasiisi Project is delighted to announce that we have been  awarded two new Conservation Education grants. Ugandan Project Director Emily Otali, received a grant from the African Bird Club to support community birding projects, and … Continue reading

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Our First Honey

Last month we harvested our first honey from Kasiisi Project Beehives – 10 litres. Not a huge harvest but our hives are new and it has been a wet dry season which impacts the yield. It was a magical experience, … Continue reading

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Better Cook Stoves Serve Women and Children

Traditional 3 stone fires are a leading cause of health problems in developing countries. In areas where they are used, smoke particles and toxic emissions make respiratory disease the 6th leading cause of death and have been shown to affect … Continue reading

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Kasiisi Project “Plants for the Planet”

105 children and 30 teachers from 14 Kasiisi Project schools and 12 primary  schools from Fort Portal came together on World Environment Day to learn to become Ambassadors for the Environment,  at a day long Plant for the Planet Academy. … Continue reading

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Learning how it feels to be snared

Kasiisi Primary School students learned from personal experience what it feels like to have a snare injury, through a unique game designed by Kibale Chimpanzee Project’s Jess Hartel and Nigel Wrangham. Joining with Snare Removal Rangers from the Kanyawara, Ngogo … Continue reading

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London Guardian Report on the Kibale Snare Removal Project

The Kasiisi Project  partners with The Kibale Snare Removal Project to educate local children about the impact of snares on the animals of Kibale National Park. Click here to read an article in the London Guardian about the work of … Continue reading

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Kasiisi Students Celebrate Earth Day

Students from Nyabweya Primary Schools represented the Kasiisi Project/ Kibale Forest Schools’ Program at Earth Day celebrations hosted by UNITE in southern Kibale National Park. This is a great opportunity for us to share what we are doing and to … Continue reading

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