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Neotropical Primate Conservation (Established 2007)
Conservation Agency
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Mission: A non-profit organization dedicated to the conservation of monkeys and their habitat in the tropical rainforests of South and Central America. NPC aims to promote the conservation of neotropical forests and protect biodiversity by working through: Conducting scientific investigations of plants, animals and ecosystems, Protection of wilderness areas for the future, Improvement of degraded habitat through reforestation, Rescue, rehabilitate and reintroduce primates to their natural habitats, Promote conservation education and public awareness and the Commercialisation of sustainable products on behalf of local communities.

Principal Research Programs: Current Programs 1) Community based conservation of the yellow tailed woolly monkey at Yambrasbamba, Peru. 2) Media campaign to end the illegal wildlife and busmeat trades in the neotropics. 3) Responsible tourism campaign

Training Opportunities: Possible research oppertunities for graduate and postgraduate levels.

Associated Field Sites: Yambrasbamba field site (currently being developed) in the tropical Andian cloud forest of North Eastern Peru. Please contact

Last Updated: 2008-04-29

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