The Joint Meeting with the Malaysian Primatological Society in Kuching, Sarawak, Malaysia will take place between August 19 and 25, 2023 and the topic of this meeting is: Primates and People: A New Horizon. This will be a hybrid meeting, so you will be able to participate live, in-person in Kuching, or live over the internet, […]
Important survey for those involved in capture/release of wild primates (closes 11th Nov)
October 28, 2022
The IPS Ad-Hoc Committee to Make Capture Safer for Primates has put together a survey which is critical to ensure that we are able to move effectively forward on this important topic. The Committee was formed with the goal of reducing risk and trauma for primates who are captured and released in the wild. We consider […]
Hi folks, as is very obvious when you go there, our facebook page was hacked (no we’re not currently a blond in heels selling Nike!). Apologies while we get it fixed hopefully we’ll resume normal primate news services soon. If you’re on fb and able to, please report it as more noise helps us get […]
Creation of new fund in memory of Judith Masters and Fabien Genin to promote primatology by African nationals
October 14, 2022
It was a great shock to us all when we heard news of the deaths of Judith Masters and Fabien Genin. Both were esteemed primatologists committed to primate research and conservation in both South Africa and Madagascar. There are no words that can express our feelings about the tragedy that befell them. They were wonderful […]
New pocket ID guide for primates of Thailand by Ramesh Boonratana and colleagues – for every copy bought, a copy is donated to local beneficiaries (protected area rangers, CITES officers, honorary forest guards).
Global importance of Indigenous Peoples for saving the world’s primates
August 24, 2022
Important new article out by Estrada and colleagues in Science Advances on the “Global importance of Indigenous Peoples, their lands, and knowledge systems for saving the world’s primates from extinction” available open access here
Primatology & UN 2030 Sustainable Development Goals
May 15, 2022
On Thursday 14 April 2022, MDPI and the Journal Animals organised their 2nd webinar, entitled “Primatology and the Achievement of the UN 2030 Sustainable Development Goals” ; check out the presentations by IPS President Prof. Jonah Ratsimbazafy and others here!
The International Primatological Society is heartbroken by the sudden loss of our VP for Welfare and Captive Care, Dr Steve Ross. Steve’s lifelong contributions to the care, welfare, and study of chimpanzees in particular are incalculable, as was his generosity, warmth, and kindness to so many of us in the primatological community. Our thoughts are […]
The American Society of Primatologists’ 44th meeting is going hybrid! Held on the 25-28th August in Denver, Colorado, conference sessions and other content will also be made available for virtual attendance. For more information click here.