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Recycling for Chimps

Recycling for Primate Conservation One of the biggest threats to chimpanzees and other great apes is the mining of columbite tantalite or “coltan,” an important mineral utilized by many electronic devices such as cell phones. Coltan is primarily mined in … Continued

Bat Conservation

Why Bat Conservation? Bats are crucial to many ecosystems around the world Insect-eating bats are the primary predators of night-flying insects Nectar-feeding bats help pollinate plants like bananas and cashews and fruit-eating bats spread seeds Due to many years of … Continued

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