Meet New Ambassador – Hannah Van De Loo

This month we were delighted to accept a new ambassador to our growing team. Here’s a short introduction from Hannah: My name’s Hannah Van De Loo and I’m a Primate Keeper at Twycross Zoo in the UK. I have been working with Primates for nearly 3 years and have loved every minute of it. My more »

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CERCOPAN HQ Receives Important Nigerian Guests

Last week we received some very distinguished guests at our Calabar sanctuary: a party of officials from Akwa Ibom and the cities of Lagos and Abuja. The party were visiting the Cross River State Governor, His Excellency Senator Liyel Imoke, for a weekend-long series of meetings. While the Governor was busy with preparations and his more »

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Cross River State holds first ‘Green Ball’

Each year, Calabar is the centre of Christmas in Africa – with a month of daily events including the continent’s largest street carnival. As part of the State’s growing environmental commitment, this year a ‘Green’ Ball was added to the busy line-up. It is hoped that the ball will become an annual, environmental event, to raise more »

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Nigerian Student Bisi Researching Malaria

One of the ways CERCOPAN helps primates, is by working to increase knowledge about them and their rainforest home through our research programme.  Specifically, we conduct research into primate  behaviour , primate welfare, ecology, human use of forest resources, and bioidversity. Wherever possible, we also try to help build the capacity of future researchers and more »

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CERCOPAN Needs You!

Short on time and money but really want to make a difference for the Green cause? A brand new global way to Go Green is emerging and CERCOPAN is in at the front end! With just one online click you can channel big corporations to fund our cause. Greenvolved is a scheme to get companies to support green projects by taking more »

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Download 2012 annual report today!

CERCOPAN 2012 Annual Report out now!

CERCOPAN has completed its 2012 Annual Report, which is now available for download on our website. The report is intended to provide our  partners and supporters with an update on our activities, achievements and advances over the past year. Key highlights include: – Establishing an office base in Owai community – Iko Esai declare a more »

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Thank you and good luck Austin

This month we said goodbye to a long-term member of CERCOPAN staff, Austin Igbebor. Austin started work at CERCOPAN exactly 15 years ago, in June 1998. After many years as a primate caretaker, and having been trained by numerous visiting vets, his potential and enthusiasm for the medical aspect of our work was undeniable and more »

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Adoption toys

Exciting new range of primate adoption packs available now!

To help us raise vital funds for primate care and rehabilitation at our busy Nigeria sanctuary, CERCOPAN has just launched a new and exclusive range of adoption packages. All profits from the sale of these packs will be used to provide food, housing and medicine at legitimate online pharmacy in usa for the over 170 primates more »

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Mangabey in trees

Looking to kick-start a career in Primatology?

Primatology is a highly specialised field and as such there is considerable competition for the limited number of paid positions and PhD’s available. If you are hoping for an exciting and rewarding career in Primatology and need more experience to realize your dream, we have the ideal position for you! CERCOPAN is currently seeking a more »

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Thank you ASP!

We have just received the excellent news that the American Society of Primatologists (ASP) has awarded CERCOPAN a grant for our Conservation Education Programme. Education is a critical element of our work to conserve Nigeria’s primates and their habitat. The programme is carried out by Abakum and Martina in the State Capital Calabar, and Mike more »

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