New Liberian Law Empowers GRASP and UN Partners to Save Chimpanzee

New Liberian Law Empowers GRASP and UN Partners to Save Chimpanzee

A critically endangered chimpanzee being offered for sale by illegal traders benefitted from Liberia’s tough new wildlife protection legislation this week when she was seized by national authorities and airlifted by United Nations Mission in Liberia (UNMIL) to a permanent sanctuary near the capital of Monrovia.

New Web Tool Facilitates Joint Efforts to Protect Great Apes and Fight Climate Change

New Web Tool Facilitates Joint Efforts to Protect Great Apes and Fight Climate Change

15th Apr 2016 Featured, Home, Press Releases

A web-based tool that superimposes maps of valuable above ground carbon stocks with great ape distribution in Africa and Asia – thereby making the strongest possible argument for protecting both – was launched this week in Monrovia, Liberia, by the Great Apes Survival Partnership (GRASP) and the United Nations Collaborative Programme for Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation (UN-REDD Programme).

GRASP with partners in Liberia and Cote d’Ivoire advance plans for the creation of a biodiversity corridor

16th Dec 2010 Press Releases

GRASP Partners with Liberia and Cote d’Ivoire to Create Biodiversity Corridor

From the 5th to the 6th October 2009, the Wild Chimpanzee Foundation (WCF) and the Great Apes Survival Partnership/United Nations Environment Programme (GRASP-UNEP) in collaboration with other partners [Forestry Development Authority (FDA) of Liberia; Office Ivoirien des Parcs et Réserves (OIPR) and Société de Développement des Forets (SODEFOR) of Côte d’Ivoire] organized a workshop to initiate transboundary collaboration between Côte d’Ivoire and Liberia for the creation of the Taï-Sapo forest complex.

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