Primate Conservation

Canopy

ISSN: 2054-2070

Canopy is an in-house publication with contributions from staff, students and visiting speakers about their research. The aim of Canopy is to provide the wider primatology and conservation community with a representation of current and past works undertaken by MSc students and acts as a medium for communication between past and present students, those working in primatology, and those with a general interest in the topics covered in these issues.

Volume 14, Issue 2, Spring 2014

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The topics covered in this issue are:

  • Biodiversity loss in Vietnam due to the demand for wildlife and wildlife products
  • Intra- and inter-group communication in the Southern-Bornean gibbon
  • 2014 MSc Primate Conservation student field research locations
  • Behavioural monitoring of southern yellow-cheeked gibbons
  • Conservation education in Sri Lankan hotels to encourage responsible tourism
  • Assessment of habitat, population density and parasites of the Javan slow loris
  • Saving the Critically Endangered Javan slow loris through ecology, education and empowerment
  • Save the Sulawesi Macaques

Volume 14, Issue 1, Winter 2013

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The topics covered in this issue are:

  • Gestural head movements in captive bonobos
  • Using of deslorelin to reduce aggression in male chacma baboons to improve animal welfare in captivity
  • San Martin titi monkeys show a preference for forest boundaries in Peru
  • Diet and activity budgets of western lowland gorilla in Central African Republic
  • People-wildlife conflict in Nigeria
  • Interview with Dr Gladys Kalema-Zikusoka, Ugandan gorilla veterinarian

Volume 13, Issue 2, Spring 2013

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This issue is focusing on primates in captivity.

  • Effects of enclosure design on captive gibbons
  • How visitors affect lemurs in different captive settings
  • Life as a primate keeper at ZSL London Zoo
  • Exploration of the utility of genetic analysis to identify capuchin species and origins
  • Pet primates in the UK: health welfare issues
  • Sociosexual behaviour as an indicator of abnormal behaviour in captive bonobos
  • The use of temperament scoring to improve survivorship for reintroduced slow lorises

Volume 13, Issue 1, Winter 2012

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  • Density study on red langurs in Indonesian Borneo
  • Overview of colobine diets
  • Brown collared lemurs in Madagascar
  • Proboscis monkeys and their threats in Indonesia
  • Slow loris study in Cambodia
  • About International Animal Rescue in Indonesia
  • Conservation of squirrel monkeys in Panama
  • Interview with Professor Simon Bearder (Receiving the Osman Hill Memorial Award)

Volume 12, Issue 2, Spring 2012

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Due to the upcoming International Primatological Society Conference in Mexico this year this issue is a special bilingual edition, published in Spanish and English and all the articles cover Neotropical topics.

  • Yellow-tailed woolly monkeys and night monkeys in Peru
  • Behaviour of captive sakis and squirrel monkeys
  • Improving education and research at a Bolivian sanctuary
  • Stress in captive pied tamarins
  • Conservation and Ecology of Peru’s Endemic Primate Fauna

The main Full Text download contains both languages and is a large 5.5MB download. You can also download the English and Spanish versions separately.

Volume 12, Issue 1, Winter 2011

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  • Primate health in Indonesian Borneo
  • Behaviour of wild-born orphaned chimpanzees
  • Local knowledge and uses for primates in Cambodia
  • Western lowland gorillas in captivity
  • Visitor effects on captive lemurs
  • Disease transmission with Gorillas in Uganda
  • Cropraiding in India
  • Enrichment for Javan gibbons

Volume 11, Issue 2, Spring 2011

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  • Eco-hotels for the conservation of Sri Lankan grey langurs
  • Feeding behaviour and activity levels of captive black and white colobus
  • Comparative feeding ecology of two cercopithecine species
  • GRASP-ing for survival
  • Global Primate Network
  • MSc student research 2010-2011

Volume 11, Issue 1, Winter 2010

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  • Jane Goodall: A short biography
  • Disease transmission from human to chimpanzees and gorillas
  • Pre-release monitoring of orphaned chimpanzees at H.E.L.P Congo sanctuary
  • Toque macaques and eco tourism in Sri Lanka

Volume 10, Issue 2, Spring 2010

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  • How the Primate MSc helps conservation
  • Pedalling for primates
  • MSc student research 2009-2010
  • Sykes monkeys in Kenya
  • Population viability analysis of proboscis monkeys
  • Behavioural ecology of Western hoolock gibbons
  • Zoo visitors impact on owl monkeys at Bristol Zoo
  • Primate conservation in Panama

Volume 10, Issue 1, Winter 2009

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  • Captive primate wellbeing
  • Stereotypic behaviour in capuchins
  • Primate conservation in Cambodia
  • Play behaviour and activity budgets of gibbons
  • Preliminary survey on Bengal slow loris in Cambodia
  • Population decline in collared lemurs, Madagascar

Volume 7, Issue 2, Spring 2009

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  • MSc student research 2008-2009
  • Identifying purple-faced langurs
  • Gibbon populations and forests in Indonesia
  • Lemur conservation in captivity
  • Secrets of the swamp gorillas
  • Enrichment for captive spider monkeys

Volume 7, Issue 1, Winter 2008

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  • MSc student research 2007–2008
  • Bushmeat hunting on Bioko Island
  • The Santa Martha Animal Rescue, Ecuador
  • Interviews on the primate pet trade in UK and Southeast Asia
  • Researching the primate pet trade
  • Microhabitat variables and home range use in Western purple-faced langurs (Trachypithecus vetulus nestor)
  • Primate Conservation Seminar Series

Volume 6, Issue 2, Spring 2008

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  • Lebialem Hunters’ Beekeeping Initiative
  • Calling patterns of western purple-faced leaf monkeys
  • Queen’s Anniversary Award
  • MSc student research 2007–2008
  • Ecological niche modeling

Volume 6, Issue 1, Winter 2007

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  • A history of primatology in Panama
  • MSc student research 2006-2007
  • Comment: Primate conservationists: the stuff we're made of
  • Primate Conservation Seminar Series
  • Compassion in fashion: conserving endangered gorillas through t-shirt sales
  • Staff profiles
  • Ex-students in the field
  • Upcoming events

Volume 5, Issue 2, Spring 2007

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  • Experiences Living and Working in Cameroon
  • Past MSc Student Works and Experiences
  • Staff profiles: Mika Peck and Corri Waitt
  • Primate Conservation Seminar Series
  • Primate Conservation Seminar: Ian Redmond
  • Book Reviews
  • Primate Society of Great Britain: Celebrating 40 years
  • Opinion

Volume 5, Issue 1, Autumn 2006

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  • Human wildlife conflict in Uganda
  • Past MSc student projects
  • MSc Primate Conservation 2006-2007
  • Books of Interest – Life after logging
  • University events: Seminar Series

Volume 4, Issue 2, Spring 2006

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  • Letter from Ann Nekaris
  • Welcome to Dr Ken Gold
  • Primate Conservation Seminar Series
  • MSc Project Sites
  • Current Student Projects
  • Past Student Projects
  • Fundraising Update
  • Book Review
  • German Conference
  • Course Information

Volume 4, Issue 1, Winter 2005

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  • 25 Most Endangered Species
  • Primate Conservation Seminar Series
  • Past Student Projects
  • The Woolly Monkey as a Flagship Species
  • Primate Conservation in Northwest Ecuador
  • Frans de Waal - Seminar and Book Review
  • MSc Fundraising Launch
  • XXI IPS Conference Overview
  • Correspondence from Past MSc Students

Volume 3, Issue 1, Winter 2004

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  • MSc Project Sites
  • Wooly Monkey and Ikama - Peru Project
  • Adventures in Madagascar
  • Foraging Behaviour of Free-ranging Silvery Marmosets
  • Effects of Enrichment on Captive Red Ruffed Lemurs
  • Comparison of Captive Slow and Pygmy Loris Behaviour
  • Survey of Gibbons in Central Kalimantan
  • Primate Education at London Zoo
  • Top 25 Most Endangered Primates
  • Palm Oil and the Bornean Orang-utan
  • Orang-utan Tool Use at Los Angeles Zoo
  • Genetic Questions: Are You My Mother?
  • Bald Lemur Syndrome

Volume 2, Issue 2, Spring 2004

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  • Conserving Sri Lanka Slender Loris
  • Primate Conservation in the Columbian Amazon
  • The Conservation of Orangutans in the Future
  • Primates in the News
  • Buyers Beware: Cruelty Free Today for a Better Tomorrow
  • The Role of Media in the Future of Conservation
  • Should Africa’s National Parks be Privatised?
  • What is the Future Role of Zoos in Primate Conservation?
  • Drastic Measures: Gorilla killed in Dallas
  • Forest Survival Guide
  • A Conservation Strategy on Bioko Island
  • Evolution Candle
  • Realities a World Away
  • Where are we going?
  • Student abstracts
  • 2003/2004 MSc student titles

Note: Volumes 8 and 9 are not actually missing.

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