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Kasiisi Sponsored Termite Mound at Ngamba Island Sanctuary

    Thanks to generous funding from   Columbus Zoo a new, Kasiisi Project/Kibale Forest Schools Program sponsored “Termite Mound”, has been built at Ngamba Island Chimpanzee Sanctuary in Lake Victoria. The tubes in the mound are filled with honey and … Continue reading

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Women and Conservation

I had the great honor to be invited to be one of 8 speakers at a meeting dedicated to Women and Wildlife Conservation hosted by Otterbein University  in Columbus, Ohio. “Finding Your Voice- inspirational stories from women who protect wildlife … Continue reading

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Not Just About Chimpanzees

While the Kasiisi Project/Kibale Forest Schools’ Program environmental education projects are still deeply concerned with the conservation of Kibale National Park’s chimpanzees, we recognise that all ecosystems are linked,  and thanks to generous funding from the International Elephant Foundation, The … Continue reading

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Hungry Orphans – a cost of the illegal trade in chimpanzees

Ngamba Island Sanctuary in Lake Victoria provides a home and care for chimpanzees rescued from the  illegal market in threatened apes. Captured  for zoos, research and  the  pet trade, on average 10 adult chimpanzees are killed for each infant caught. … Continue reading

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Kasiisi Primary School Parents’ Day

During Parents Day at Kasiisi Primary School in June, parents and other visitors were treated to poems, dances, songs and sack races performed by the children. Everyone got a chance to see what their children were up to. There were … Continue reading

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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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