The Aspinall Foundation

20/10/2021

Regular Patrols Provide Protection for our Conservation Programme in Lésio-Louna

The beauty of Lésio-Louna Reserve ©The Aspinall Foundation

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29/09/2021

An Emblem of Hope: First ever wild gorilla born to captive-born rewilded parents is named

The Aspinall Foundation are delighted to announce that a conservation history-making baby gorilla born at its groundbreaking reintroduction project in Gabon has been named Taàli - meaning ‘hope’ in Batéké.

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28/09/2021

Working with local communities in Java

As with many of our ‘in situ’ conservation projects our Aspinall Indonesia team work closely with local communities at project sites. Our team, all Indonesian and highly experienced in their respective fields, have established, and maintain,...

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09/09/2021

Breaking news from Gabon!

Conservation history has just been made as The Aspinall Foundation announced the first ever birth to captive-born gorillas in the wild, part of the Aspinall Foundation's ground-breaking gorilla reintroduction project in the Batéké Plateau...

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06/09/2021

Raising Awareness on Conservation by Education and Action

Forest degradation is a recurring phenomenon throughout Madagascar every year. Unfortunately, Andriantantely forest is not spared from the devastating impact of this destructive behaviour: Tavy (Slash-and-burn agriculture), Teviala (Forest...

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23/08/2021

A Ray of Hope in Madagascar Despite the Pandemic!

According to the Global Forest Watch (GFW), forest around our Maevatanana Ambato-Boeny (MAB) project area has lost 17% of its initial cover over the past 20 years. Fire, illegal logging and converting forest into agricultural area / pasture for...

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17/08/2021

Introducing the primates at Port Lympne Reserve

Monkey fans will not be disappointed with a visit to Port Lympne this summer as the reserve is home to a massive 15 different species of primate!  You'll be treated to your first glimpse of our primates as you enter the reserve via the...

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16/08/2021

Introducing the Carnivores at Howletts Wild Animal Park

Did you know that Howletts Wild Animal Park is home to 15 different species of carnivore?  Our expert keepers look after a diverse range of carnivore species including the fierce honey badger, enigmatic European wolves, elusive small cats and...

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10/08/2021

Our favourite dazzling zebra facts!

As well as representing the letter Z in the alphabet and looking like giant four legged barcodes, zebras have a few other special talents!  We've put together our favourite zebra facts to entertain you while you wait to experience the safari...

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10/08/2021

Romance is blossoming on the savannah

In a quiet corner of the Kent countryside the greatest love story of our time is unfolding!  Okay, so that might be a slight exaggeration, but we are just as in love with Donald the dwarf forest buffalo and his new lady friend, Kelly as they are...

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