Early Childhood Development

Training Videos for teachers who teach younger children:

Teaching activity resources for teachers who teach younger children:



Family Conservation Activity Sheets

Aïcha Découvre

These SPAC Activity Sheets for Morocco are available in French.
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Fatou Découvre

These SPAC Activity Sheets for Senegal are available in French.

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Ouanda, notre jeune aventurière, découvre différents animaux dans les zones protégées de la République du Congo. Ces fiches d’activités sont adaptées aux enfants de 3 à 12 ans. Elles ont été créées pour les enfants qui sont parfois confinés chez eux pendant la pandémie de Covid-19. Ces fiches d’activités sont publiées chaque semaine dans le journal Les Dépêches de Brazzaville, afin d’être facilement accessibles aux familles.

Ouanda, our young adventurer, discovers different animals in the protected areas of the Republic of Congo. These Activity Sheets are suitable for children from 3 to 12 years old. They were created for children who are at times confined to their homes during the Covid-19 pandemic. These Activity Sheets are published weekly in the newspaper, Les Dépêches de Brazzaville, to be easily accessible to families.

Ouanda Découvre

These SPAC Activity Sheets for the Republic of Congo are available in French and English.

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Conservation & Research


Ebola virus impacts transmission events in Apes:



Western lowland gorillas life histories from four study sites – Novel Data on WLG  social structure:


Evolutionary split between eastern and western lowland gorillas – Sex-biased dispersal distances in western lowland gorillas:


  • Clifford, S.L.; Anthony, N.M. ; Bawe-Jonhson, M.; Abernethyu, K.A.; Tutin, C.E.G.; White, L.J.T.; Bermejo, M.; Goldsmith, M.L.; McFarland, K.; Jeffery, A.J.; Bruford, N.W.; Wickings, E.J. (2004). Mitochondrial DNA phylogeography of western lowland gorillas (Gorilla gorilla gorilla). Mol. Ecol 13: 1551-1565.

  • Douadi, M.; Gatti, S.; Levrero, F.; Duhamel, G. ; Bermejo, M. ; Vallet, D. ; Menard, N.; Petit, E.J. (2007) “Sex-biased dispersal in western lowland gorillas (Gorilla gorilla gorilla)”. Mol Ecol 16: 2247-2259.

More relevant publications related to apes:


  • Bermejo M.; Illera, G. and Sabater Pí, J. (1989). "New observations on the tool-behaviour of the chimpanzees of Mount Assirik (Senegal, West Africa)”. Primates 30(1): 65-73

  • Sabater Pi, J.; Bermejo, M.; Illera, G. And Veá, J. (1993) “Behavior of bonobos (Pan paniscus) following their capture of monkeys in Zaire”. Int. J. of Primatol. 14(5):797-804         

  • Bermejo, M.; Illera, G. And Sabater Pí, J. (1994). “Animals and mushrooms consumed by bonobos (Pan paniscus): New records from Lilungu (Ikela), Zaire”. Int. J. of Primatol. 15(6):879-698

  • Bermejo, M. (1999) “Status and conservation of primates in Odzala National Park, Republic of the Congo”. Oryx 33(4):323-331

  • Bermejo, M. and  Omedes, A. (1999). “Vocal repertoire of the bonobos (Pan paniscus) from Lilungu (Ikela), Zaire. Folia Primatol. 70:328-357

  • Bermejo, M. and Illera, G. (1999). “Tool-set for termite-fishing and honey extraction by wild chimpanzees in the Lossi Forest, Congo”. Primates 40(4):619-627

Collaborate With Us

If you would like more information or are interested in collaborating on any of our projects or on the research on western lowland gorillas, please click below.