Articles Tagged with “primates”

7 Articles found tagged with “primates”.

  • Research Bias Leaves Primates at Risk

    A study of research articles published in recent years has found that they have focused heavily on a few charismatic primates and nationally protected parks and forests, leaving lesser known species and habitats at risk.

    By Alex Taylor on 6th September 2019
  • Primates in Peril

    Primates may be our closest relatives but we are causing them serious harm. A comprehensive review of the influence of human activities on wild primate populations in four countries has found that they are facing major threats.

    By Alex Taylor on 22nd August 2018
  • New Technology Assists the Protection of Primates

    New facial recognition software and an app using state-of-the-art technology can help in the fight to protect endangered primates, more than 60% of which face extinction.

    By Alex Taylor on 8th July 2018
  • Global Threat to Primates

    With around 60% of all primates speices threatened with extinction, a new study has revealed the impact human activities have on primates, and the impact of their extinction on humans.

    By Alex Taylor on 22nd January 2017
  • Impact of Climate Change on Primates

    The world’s populations of monkeys, apes and lemurs will be seriously affected by climate change, according to a new study published in the International Journal of Primatology.

    By Alex Taylor on 23rd August 2016
  • Don’t Feed the Monkeys

    Barbary macaques once stretched throughout northern Africa and southern Europe, however populations have suffered a major decline in recent years existing only in isolated areas in Morocco and Algeria.

    By Alex Taylor on 9th June 2016
  • Wild Animal or a Prop for the Perfect Holiday Snap?

    Primates around the world are used in a variety of ways for the entertainment of tourists. Some are made to perform tricks for large paying audiences, others owned by people who use them to beg for money from tourists in return for using the animal as a photographic prop.

    By Guest Bloggers on 28th November 2011