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GTAP in National Geographic magazine

This month’s issue of National Geographic Magazine features Josh Foer’s article on the Goualougo Triangle Ape Project! The article is beautifully illustrated with photos by Ian Nichols. http://ngm.nationalgeographic.com/2010/02/congo-chimps/foer-text

Sydney at the Royal Botanical Garden

Goualougo Triangle Ape Project’s aspiring botanist Sydney Ndolo has completed the first semester of his graduate studies at the University of Edinburgh. He has excelled in both his course work and graduate training. The Goualougo Triangle Ape Project team is very proud of Sydney’s success, and he is regularly talked about around the camp fire […]

Transect Team Success!

Crepin Eyana, Wen Mayoukou, and transect team have completed another mission in the logging concession adjacent to the Nouabalé-Ndoki National Park. Crepin has spent six years documenting the effects of logging on apes and their habitats. Transect surveys are some of the most difficult and dangerous work in conservation. However, the information that is being […]

Ambassador visits Goualougo

Goualougo Triangle Ape Project was honored to host a visit by Mr. Nicolas Normand, France?s ambassador to the Republic of Congo. Mr. and Mrs. Normand have been strong supporters of conservation efforts in the Republic of Congo, and particularly the Nouabalé-Ndoki National Park. During their visit to the Goualougo Triangle, Mr. and Mrs. Normand had […]

Identify this moth?

This beautiful moth was photographed in the Goualougo Triangle Ape Project base camp. It was attracted to the lights in the screen office tent, but was safely returned to the forest by Marcel Meguessa. The moth’s wing span was more than 5 inches, and sported some intense owl eyes! Could this be a Polyphemus moth? […]

Congratulations Sydney!

We are also very pleased to report that Sydney Ndolo has successfully completed his English training course and is starting the Master’s program at the University of Edinburgh in Scotland. He is working with Dr. David Harris who is the director of the Herbarium of the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh. Way to go Sydney!