A loss of habitat, a taste for bush meat, and a desire for exotic pets has led chimpanzees to the brink of extinction. In the late 1980s, enthusiasts opened a sanctuary for orphaned apes in northwest Zambia.
A loss of habitat, taste for bush meat and desire for exotic pets has led chimpanzees to the brink of extinction. In late 1980s, enthusiasts opened a sanctuary for orphaned apes in northwest Zambia.
This week, we visit an organic farmer doing battle with crows, find a use for invasive water hyacinth, ask if sharing is sustainable and check out a portable solar alternative to smelly generators.
We report on blast fishing in Tanzania, recycling in Nigeria and Kenya, and an island sanctuary in Uganda giving orphaned chimps a second chance. Plus, Benin’s secret to sustainable animal husbandry.
A new study has revealed the extent to which male apes use sexual intimidation to control their mates. This could extend to our most familiar primate - humans.
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