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Saving Apes From Ebola: Harms, Benefits and Probabilities

Stephen Ross, PhD | Posted 11.11.2015 | Green
Stephen Ross, PhD

Chimpanzees in the wild are under threat of massive human encroachment into their environments.

Michael Jackson in Gabon -- So Bad, Just Beat It

ADST | Posted 09.02.2015 | World

In 1992, following the production of his music video for Remember the Time in which he appeared as an entertainer for a pharaoh, Michael Jackson went on a tour of Africa, starting in Gabon. The Ambassador to Gabon, Keith L. Wauchope, recalls the time he had this brush with the King in an interview with ADST in 2002.

Dr. Susan Block's The Bonobo Way: The Evolution of Peace Through Pleasure

Steve Karras | Posted 07.30.2015 | Books
Steve Karras

Internationally acclaimed sex educator Dr. Susan Block (known widely as "Dr. Suzy") just might hold the key to world peace. Her latest book, The Bo...

Failure to Communicate

Marcia Liss | Posted 07.28.2015 | Comedy
Marcia Liss


Don't Ask, Won't Tell

Marcia Liss | Posted 06.30.2015 | Comedy
Marcia Liss


Win-Win Solutions: This Week in Daily Giving

Ari Nessel | Posted 06.26.2015 | Impact
Ari Nessel

From a project that creates viable work for formerly incarcerated women, to a youth farming initiative that cultivates nutritious fruit to sell, these grantees are bringing financial security to the most vulnerable people in their communities.

Here's What A Chimp Drum Solo Sounds Like

The Huffington Post | Hilary Hanson | Posted 06.23.2015 | Science

It's definitely better than Nickelback. A new paper published in Scientific Reports analyzes the rhythmic stylings of a chimp named Barney -- and ...

Annoying People

Marcia Liss | Posted 06.23.2015 | Comedy
Marcia Liss


Are Animals Global Citizens?

Susan Sacirbey | Posted 06.22.2015 | Green
Susan Sacirbey

The issue of whether chimpanzees deserve to be treated as "legal persons" differs from whether animals should be seen as deserving their own rights to exist a "normal life" beyond their utility and/or rights to them asserted by humans.

Water into ...?

Marcia Liss | Posted 06.17.2015 | Comedy
Marcia Liss



Marcia Liss | Posted 06.11.2015 | Comedy
Marcia Liss


Don't Change?

Marcia Liss | Posted 06.08.2015 | Comedy
Marcia Liss


Just Older

Marcia Liss | Posted 06.06.2015 | Comedy
Marcia Liss


Chimps Might Actually Have Cooking Skills

The Huffington Post | Ed Mazza | Posted 06.03.2015 | Science

Inside every chimp might be a budding chef, just waiting for the right opportunity to show off his culinary skills. While it's long been known that...


Marcia Liss | Posted 05.31.2015 | Comedy
Marcia Liss


The New York Blood Center Has No Heart

Wayne Pacelle | Posted 05.29.2015 | Green
Wayne Pacelle

The New York Blood Center has abandoned a colony of 66 chimps in Liberia that its research teams used in experiments for three decades, reports James Gorman of the New York Times in a story today. This story is not just about the chimpanzees, but also about the caregivers who have sacrificed so much.

New York Blood Center Abandons Chimps to Die of Starvation

Marc Bekoff | Posted 05.29.2015 | Denver
Marc Bekoff

Yes, you can believe your eyes and feel your heart break. It's a fact that a colony of 66 chimpanzees in a Liberian laboratory are being abandoned by the New York Blood Center.

The Wishful Thinker

Marcia Liss | Posted 05.27.2015 | Comedy
Marcia Liss


Turns Out Chimps Don't Like Being Spied On

The Huffington Post | Andres Jauregui | Posted 04.11.2015 | Weird News

Is this chimp concerned about authorities snapping a picture of his penis, or is this merely the latest skirmish in a global animal uprising? Eithe...

Jane Goodall Gets A Birthday Kiss

The Huffington Post | David Freeman | Posted 04.03.2015 | Science

Hoo hoo hoo hooray! Today is Jane Goodall's 81st birthday, and the beloved primatologist no doubt is fielding birthday wishes from her fans around the...

Here's Why Human Penises Are So Big

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 04.02.2015 | Science

You can all stop worrying about size, guys. Compared to our primate cousins, humans have the longest penis, a new video explains. "We find little t...

Chimps Show Off Amazing Vocal Abilities

The Huffington Post | Ed Mazza | Posted 02.10.2015 | Science

Move somewhere new, and it's not long before you pick up some local slang. As it turns out, chimpanzees might be able to do something similar. May...

Court: Chimps Don't Have The Same Rights As Humans

AP | By GEORGE M. WALSH | Posted 02.03.2015 | Green

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — A chimpanzee is not entitled to the rights of a human and does not have to be freed by its owner, a New York appeals court ruled...

Jane Goodall Shows John Oliver How To Eat A Banana Chimp-Style

The Huffington Post | Macrina Cooper-White | Posted 11.03.2014 | Science

Having worked with chimps for over 50 years, Jane Goodall is more than comfortable hanging out with primates -- and it turns out she can hold her own ...

Now You Can See Jane Goodall's Chimpanzees, Thanks To Google Street View

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 10.22.2014 | Green

In 1960, when famed primatologist Jane Goodall first stepped foot into what is now Gombe National Park in Tanzania, she was immediately awed by the wo...