Wild Chimpanzee Foundation

Publications

Publications collaboratives de la Fondation et de l'Institut Max Planck pour l'Anthropologie Evolutive a Leipzig, Allemagne

Kouassi, J. A. K., Normand, E., Koné, I., Boesch, C. (2017). Bushmeat consumption and environmental awareness in rural households: a case study around Taï National Park, Côte d'Ivoire. Oryx. [pdf]

Kühl, H. S., Sop, T., Williamson, E. A., Mundry, R., Brugière, D., Campbell, G., Cohen, H., Danquah, E., Ginn, L., Herbinger, I., Jones, S., Junker, J., Kormos, R., Kouakou, C. Y., N'Goran, P. K., Normand, E., Shutt-Phillips, K., Tickle, A., Vendras, E., Welsh, A., Wessling, E. G., & Boesch, C. (2017). The Critically Endangered western chimpanzee declines by 80%. American Journal of Primatology. [pdf]

Junker, J., Boesch, C., Mundry, R., Stephens, C. R., Lormie, M., Tweh, C., & Kühl, H. S. (2015). Education and access to fish but not economic development predict chimpanzee and mammal occurrence in West Africa.Biological Conservation, 182, 27-35. doi: 10.1016/j.biocon.2014.11.034

Tranquilli, S., Abedi-Lartey, M., Abernethy, K., Amsini, F., Asamoah, A., Balangtaa, C., Blake, S., Bouanga, E., Breuer, T., Brncic, T. M., Campbell, G., Chancellor, R., Chapman, C. A., Davenport, T. R. B., Dunn, A., Dupain, J., Ekobo, A., Eno-Nku, M., Etoga, G., Furuichi, T., Gatti, S., Ghiurghi, A., Hashimoto, C., Hart, J. A., Head, J., Hega, M., Herbinger, I., Hicks, T. C., Holbech, L. H., Huijbregts, B., Kühl, H. S., Imong, I., Yeno, S.-L.-D., Linder, J., Marshall, P., Lero, P. M., Morgan, D., Mubalama, L., N'Goran, P. K., Nicholas, A., Nixon, S., Normand, E., Nziguyimpa, L., Nzooh-Dongmo, Z., Ofori-Amanfo, R., Ogunjemite, B. G., Petre, C.-A., Rainey, H. J., Regnaut, S., Robinson, O., Rundus, A., Sanz, C. M., Okon, D. T., Todd, A., Warren, Y., & Sommer, V. (2014). Protected areas in tropical Africa: Assessing threats and conservation activities.PLoS One, 9(12): e114154. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0114154
Downloads: [Tranquilli_Protected_PlosOne_2014.pdf] [Tranquilli_Protected_PlosOne_2014_Suppl.zip]

J. Junker, S. Blake, C. Boesch, G. Campbell, L. du Toit, C. Duvall, A. Ekobo, G. Etoga, A. Galat-Luong, J. Gamys, J. Ganas-Swaray, S. Gatti, A. Ghiurghi, N. Granier, J. Hart, J. Head, I. Herbinger, T. C. Hicks, B. Huijbregts, I. S. Imong, N. Kuempel, S. Lahm, J. Lindsell, F. Maisels, M. McLennan, L. Martinez, B. Morgan, D. Morgan, F. Mulindahabi, R. Mundry, K. P. N’Goran, E. Normand, A. Ntongho, D. T. Okon, C.-A. Petre, A. Plumptre, H. Rainey, S. Regnaut, C. Sanz, E. Stokes, A. Tondossama, S. Tranquilli, J. Sunderland-Groves, P. Walsh, Y. Warren, E. A. Williamson and H. S. Kuehl. 2012. Recent decline in suitable environmental conditions for African great apes. Diversity and Distribution, 18, 1077–1091. [pdf]

Tweh, C. G., Lormie, M. M., Kouakou, C. Y., Hillers, A., Kühl, H. S., and Junker, J. 2014. Conservation status of chimpanzees Pan troglodytes verus and other large mammals in Liberia: a nationwide survey. Oryx, online. [pdf]

Borchers C., Boesch C., Riedel J., Guilahoux H., Ouattara D., Randler R. (2013). Environmental Education in Côte d'Ivoire/West Africa: Extra-Curricular Primary School Teaching Shows Positive Impact on Environmental Knowledge and Attitudes. International Journal of Science Education, Part B. www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/21548455.2013.803632

N’Goran P. K., Kouakou C. Y., N’Goran E. K., Konaté S., Herbinger I., Yapi F.A., Kuehl H.S. and Boesch C. (2013). Chimpanzee conservation status in the World Heritage Site Taï National Park, Côte d’Ivoire. International Journal of Innovation and Applied Studies. 3. 326-336. [pdf]

N'Goran, P.K., Boesch, C., Mundry, R., N'Goran, E. K., Herbinger, I., Yapi, F.A., Kühl, H.S. (2012) Hunting, law enforcement and African primate conservation. Conservation Biology. DOI: 10.1111/j.1523-1739.2012.01821. [pdf] [Supplementary Material Part 1] [Supplementary Material Part 2]

Tranquilli, S., Abedi-Lartey, M., Amsini, F., Arranz, L., Asamoah, A., Babafemi, O., Barakabuye, N., Campbell, G., Chancellor, R., Davenport, T.R.B., Dunn, A., Dupain, J., Ellis, C., Etoga, G., Furuichi, T., Gatti, S., Ghiurghi, A., Greengrass, E., Hashimoto, C., Hart, J., Herbinger, I., Hicks, T.C., Holbech, L.H., Huijbregts, B., Imong, I., Kumpel, N., Maisels, F., Marshall, P., Nixon, S., Normand, E., Nziguyimpa, L., Nzooh-Dogmo, Z., Tiku Okon, D., Plumptre, A., Rundus, A. Sunderland-Groves, J., Todd, A., Warren, Y., Mundry, R., Boesch, C., Kuehl, H. (2011) Lack of Conservation effort rapidly increases African great ape extinction risk. Conservation Letters doi: 10.1111/j.1755-263X.2011.00211.x [pdf] [Supplementary Material]

Kouakou, C.Y., Boesch, C., Kuehl, H.S. (2011) Identifying hotspots of chimpanzee group activity from transect surveys in Taï National Park, Côte d'Ivoire. Journal of Tropical Ecology 27: 621-630. [pdf]

Campbell, G., Kuehl, H., Diarrassouba, A., N'Goran, P. K. and C. Boesch (2011) Long-term research sites as refugia for threatened and over-harvested species. Biology Letters doi: 10.1098/rsbl.2011.0155 [pdf] [Supplementary Material]

Kouakou, Y.C., Boesch, C., Kuehl, H. S.: (2009) Estimating chimpanzee population size with nest counts: Validating methods in Taï National Park, American Journal of Primatology 71: 447-457. [pdf]

Borchers, C., Riedel, J., Boesch, C., et Breuer, T. (2009). Deux programmes d’éducation environnementale pour la conservation des grands singes africains: Club Ebobo et Club P.A.N. », Revue de primatologie, 1, document 8. primatologie.revues.org. [pdf]

Campbell, G., Kuehl, H.S., Ngoran, P, Boesch, C. (2008) Alarming decline of West African chimpanzees in Côte d’Ivoire. Current Biology 18: 904-905. [pdf]

Boesch, C., Gnakouri, C., Marques, L., Nohon, G., Herbinger, I., Lauginie, F., Boesch, H., Kouamé, S., Traoré M. and Akindes, F. 2008. Chimpanzee conservation and theatre: a case study of an awareness project around the Taï National Park, Côte d’Ivoire. In Conservation in the 21st Century: Gorillas as a Case Study (Eds, Stoinski, T., Steklis, D. and Mehlman, P.). pp.128-135. New York: Springer Science and Business Media.

Leendertz, F., Pauli, G., Maetz-Rensing, K., Boardman, W., Nunn, C., Ellerbrok, H., Jensen, S., Junglen, S. and Boesch, C. 2006. Pathogens as drivers of population declines: the importance of systematic monitoring in great apes and other threatened mammals. Biological Conservation, 131: 325-337. [pdf]

Kormos, R. and Boesch, C. 2003. Regional Action Plan for Chimpanzees in West Africa. Washington: Conservation International.

Kormos, R., Boesch, C., Bakkar, M. and Butynski, T. 2003. The West African Chimpanzee: Status Survey and Conservation Action Plan. IUCN, Gland, Switzerland and Cambridge, UK.

 

Publications concernant la conservation par les scientifiques de l'Institut Max Planck pour l'Anthropologie Evolutive a Leipzig, Allemagne

Boesch, C., Grundmann, E., Mulhauser, B. 2011: Manifeste pour les Grands Singes. Le Savoir Suisse, Presses Polytechniques et Universitaires Romandes.

Hoppe-Dominik, B., Kühl, H.S., Radl, G., Fischer, F. (2011) Long-term monitoring of large rainforest mammals in the Biosphere Reserve of Taï National Park, Côte d’Ivoire. African Journal of Ecology doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2028.2011.01277.x [pdf]

Arandjelovic M, Head J, Rabanal LI, Schubert G, Mettke E, Boesch C, Robbins MM, Vigilant L (2011) Non-invasive genetic monitoring of wild central chimpanzees. PLoS ONE 6(3): e14761. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0014761 [html | pdf | supporting information]

Arandjelovic M., Head, J., Kuehl, H., Boesch, C., Robbins, M.M., Maisels, F., Vigilant, L. (2010) Effective non-invasive genetic monitoring of multiple wild western gorilla groups. Biological Conservation 143: 1780–1791. [pdf]

Rabanal, L., Kuehl, H.S. Mundry, R., Robbins, M., Boesch, C. (2010) Oil prospecting and its impact on large rainforest mammals in Loango National Park, Gabon. Biological Conservation. 143: 1017-1024. [pdf]

Hicks T.C, Darby L, Hart J, Swinkels J, January N, Menken S (2010). Trade in orphans and bushmeat threatens one of The Democratic Republic of the Congo's most important populations of Eastern Chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes schweinfurthii). African Primates 7(1): 1-18. [Link] [pdf]

Plumptre A, Rose R, Nagnendo G, Williamson E, Didier K, Hart J, Mulindahabi F, Hicks C, Griffin B, Ogawa H, Nixon S, Pintea L, Vosper A, McLennan M, Amsini F, McNeilage A, Makana J. R, Kanamori M, Hernandez A, Piel A, Stewart F, Moore J, Zamma K, Nakamura M, Kamenya S, Idani G, Saka T, Yoshikawa M, Greer D, Tranquilli S., Beyers R, & Bennett, E. (2010). Status Survey and Conservation Action Plan for the Eastern Chimpanzee (Pan troglodytes schweinfurthii), 2010-2020. IUCN, Gland, Witzerland.

Kuehl, H. S.; Nzeingui, C.; Le Duc Yeno, S.; Huijbregts, B.; Boesch, C.; Walsh, P. D. (2009): Discriminating between village and commercial hunting of apes. Biological Conservation 142: 1500-1506. [pdf]

Hicks T. C, Fouts R & Fouts D. (2009). A survey of chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes troglodytes) and gorillas (Gorilla gorilla gorilla) in the selectively-logged Ngotto Forest, The Central African Republic. Journal of Applied Animal Welfare Science 2: 165-188. [pdf]

Todd, A.F., Kuehl, H.S, Cipolletta, C., Walsh, P.D. (2008) Using dung to estimate gorilla density: Modeling dung production rate. International Journal of Primatology 29: 549-563. [pdf]

Kuehl, H.S, Maisels, F., Williamson, L., Ancrenaz, M. (2008) Best Practice Guidelines for Surveys and Monitoring of Great Ape Populations. Occasional papers of the IUCN Species Survival Commission. [pdf in English | pdf in French]

Köndgen, S., Kühl, H.S., Ngoran, P., Walsh, P.D., Schenk, S., Ernst, N., Biek, R., Formenty, P., Mätz-Rensing, K., Schweiger, B., Junglen, S., Ellerbrok, H., Nitsche, A.,Briese, T.,Lipkin, WI., Pauli, G.,Boesch, C., Leendertz FH (2008) Pandemic human viruses cause decline of endangered great apes. Current Biology 18: 260-264. [pdf | Supplemental data]

Devos, C., Sanz, C., Morgan, D., Onononga, J. R., Laporte, N., Huynen, M. C. 2008. Comparing ape densities in Northern Congo: Surveys of sympatric gorillas and chimpanzees in the Ndoki and Odzala Regions. American Journal of Primatology 70: 1-13.

Boesch, C. 2008. Why do chimpanzees die in the forest? The challenges of understanding and controlling for wild ape health. American Journal of primatology, 70: 722-726. [pdf]

Kuehl, H.S, Todd, A., Boesch, C., and Walsh, P.D. (2007) Manipulating dung decay time for efficient large-mammal density estimation: Gorillas and dung height. Ecological Applications 17: 2403–2414. [pdf]

Morgan, D., Sanz, C. 2007. Best Practice Guidelines for Reducing the Impact of Commercial Logging on Wild Apes in West Equatorial Africa. Gland, Switzerland: IUCN/SSC Primate Specialist Group (PSG). 32 pp.

Kuehl, H.S, Williamson, L, Sanz, C, Morgan, D., Boesch, C. (2007) Launch of A.P.E.S. database. Gorilla Journal 34: 20-21. [pdf]

Walsh, P.D., Breuer, T., Sanz, C., Morgan, D., & Doran-Sheehy, D. 2007. Potential for Ebola transmission between gorilla and chimpanzee social groups. American Naturalist169:684–689.

Doran, D. and Boesch, C. 2003. Special Issue on Western Lowland Gorillas. American Journal of Primatology.

Walsh, P.D. et al. 2003. Catastrophic ape decline in western equatorial Africa. Nature 422:611-614.