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22/06/2017

Introducing Mbwambe's new family in Gabon

As we prepare for the release of Mbwambe’s group to the freedom of the island, I take a look back at these young gorillas journeys.

Mbwambe at Port Lympne Reserve, Kent 

Four years ago, Mbwambe travelled with her father Djala and her other...

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21/06/2017

First Steps To Freedom For Three Young Gorillas In Gabon

On Friday 23rd June, Victoria and I will be travelling to our flagship project in Africa, to oversee the eventual release of three young gorillas, including Djala’s daughter Mbwambe, to our habitation island in the Batéké Plateau national park.

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24/05/2017

How to make a memory box

No matter how digital our lives become, there’ll always be physical reminders to treasure, reminding us of special moments.

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17/05/2017

Picking the Right Short Break Getaway for your Family

Getting away from it all for some quality family time is great, but how do you choose somewhere that makes everyone happy?

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12/05/2017

6 Fun Games | Port Lympne

Everyone loves a day out – but the journey there isn’t always so popular!

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04/05/2017

Why Does Nature Make Us Happy?

Being out and about in nature is beneficial to our physical and mental health. A growing number of studies have shown that a connection with nature makes us healthier and happier people.

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01/05/2017

10 Ways to Reconnect With Your Family

How do you reconnect with your family in an age where iPads, tablets, and mobile phones are our main means of communication?! It’s easy to forget how important family time is and how much we enjoy it. So, here are a few quick tips on how to make...

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24/02/2017

The latest update from the BSP

It has now been 12 months since The Aspinall Foundation donated 10 camera traps and memory cards to The Bongo Surveillance Project (BSP) in Kenya – and they have sent us a fantastic update.

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15/02/2017

A summary of our activities in Congo, 2016

In Congo, direct observations of the reintroduced gorillas in the Lesio-Louna Reserve are rare, but the observations that are made show that the largest group, led by the silverback Makoua, continues to do very well. The group currently comprises...

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