Monkey Month in Cornwall

Mysterious Cornwall, in the remote South West of Britain, is the home of CERCOPAN’s Ambassador Kate Butcher. Kate has wasted no time in getting to work to raise awareness of us and the monkeys we save and care for. A major event that Kate is organising in February is Monkey Month! There will be a more »

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Just giving

Shop Christmas; help monkeys!

With the countdown to Christmas well underway, many of us are starting to think about purchasing gifts for our loved ones. Well, did you know that if you buy online many companies will make a donation on your behalf to charity, for free?! It’s done through a process called Give As You Live. Once you 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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Gorilla Guardians visit CERCOPAN

Last month we had the pleasure of meeting Jonathon Stark, Senior Ape Keeper at the Durrell Wildlife Conservation Trust, and Rick Jones, Durrell’s Communications Officer. Rick and John are travelling in the footsteps of their founder, Gerald Durrell, who’s trip through Nigeria and Cameroon is recounted in his bestseller ‘The Bafut Beagles’.  They are using 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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Forest Conservation efforts meet approval

October marked a milestone in our community forest conservation efforts.  We reported on the progress we have made with our partner villages during this period, when the grant from one of our most significant contributors of recent years reached its term. L’Union Internationale pour la Conservation de la Nature (UICN) provided a generous two-year grant that formed the backbone of a bold and more »

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Kate Butcher becomes CERCOPAN ambassador

Kate Butcher, who lives in Cornwall , UK has agreed to be an Ambassador for CERCOPAN. Kate is an experienced professional in the field of health and development– she spends much of her time on international development missions across the world in the pacific, South Asia and Africa. She is committed to wildlife conservation and among more »

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The Great Escape

On the night of 19th October we had a big storm at our Rhoko Rainforest Research Station, which neatly dropped four trees onto the Red Capped Mangabey enclosure electric fence. Over 70 Red Capped Mangabeys are housed in the state of the art, 1ha open-top enclosure; in preparation for a release back to the wild, but more »

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The Hills are Alive, with the Sound of Monkeys

Very little is known about how the Guenons and Mangabeys we keep behave in the wild. But more is known about their behaviour in captivity – CERCOPAN are acknowledged experts as we have successfully kept these animals since 1995. To improve our knowledge, we are going to record and analyse the various different calls made by more »

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Writer and Actor Leo Horsfield is CERCOPAN’s first Celebrity Ambassador!

Leo says he is ‘very humbled’ to have been asked to help CERCOPAN  – but we’re extremely grateful to have him on board to help with raising awareness about the work we do in rescuing & conserving monkeys and their precious rainforest habitat. Leo already has an impressive number of film credits – from his more »

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