Talking Apes Podcast
Talking Apes Podcast is GLOBIO’s latest initiative to spread awareness about the issues facing apes in the wild. Each month, we’ll be chatting with ape experts, enthusiasts, and conservationists from around to world. From research to outreach, our guests are at the forefront of conservation for our wild primate cousins. Join us each month as we unpack the plight of primates, piece by piece.
Catch up on previous episodes and see our lineup for future segments below, you can also follow us through Apple Podcasts & Spotify!
Talking Apes Episodes
Upcoming Guests on Talking Apes
September 21st 2021: Dr Tara Stoinski, President & CEO/Chief Scientific Officer at Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund
Dr. Tara Stoinski has studied gorillas for more than two decades and is the author of over 100 scientific publications and books. Her work has been featured in numerous press outlets, including National Geographic Magazine, CNN, and NPR. We are delighted to have Dr. Stoinski join us for a very special World Gorilla Day as we take a look at what DFGF has accomplished in its 50+ years, and what the next 50 looks like for the organization, conservation, and gorillas everywhere.
October 5th 2021: Dr. Serge Wich, Primate Behavior Ecologist and expert in UAV Conservation Technology
Drones: you see them used in movies, for surveillance, even for food delivery…but for conservation? Dr. Serge Wich joins us this week to discuss how his use of drones helps unpack the mystery of the rainforest and show us a deeper look into Orangutan behavioral ecology. Whether you’re technologically inclined or not, this episode is sure to amaze as we learn more about just how key Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) can be for conserving apes.
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More Updates from Talking Apes
Bienvenidos to Biodiversity | a GLOBIO Adventure Sitting in the airport and replaying the last nearly two weeks of Costa Rica exploration behind the camera lens – did we get enough? Should we have headed to North camp one more time? How on earth can we...
No room for African apes. That appears to be the verdict of a new study published in the journal Diversity and Distributions predicts massive range declines of Africa’s great apes – gorillas, chimpanzees, and bonobos – due to the impacts of climate change, land-use...
Much of this blog was drawn from a conversation with Dr. Rick Quinn on our Talking Apes podcast, and from his wonderful book, Just Like Us: A Veterinarian’s Visual Memoir of Our Vanishing Great Ape Relatives. One of my favorite quotes is from Saint Augustine, “The...