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Continued decline of African forest elephants

New data from the field in Central Africa shows that between 2002 and 2013, 65 percent of forest elephants were killed. They are being...

Forgotten ape threatened by human activity, forest loss

The most detailed range-wide assessment of the bonobo (formerly known as the pygmy chimpanzee) ever conducted has revealed that this poorly known and endangered...

Loss of African woodland may impact on climate, study shows

Deforestation in parts of Africa could be reversed with changes to land use, a study suggests. A more strategic approach to managing trees across the...

Apes unwilling to gamble when odds are uncertain

DURHAM, N.C. -- Humans are known to play it safe in a situation when they aren't sure of the odds, or don't have confidence in their judgments. We don't like to choose the unknown. And new evidence from a Duke University study is showing that chim...

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