Animal Defenders International -
The mission of the ADI is to educate, create awareness, and promote
the interest of humanity in the cause of justice, and the suppression
of all forms of cruelty to animals; wherever possible to alleviate
suffering, and to conserve and protect animals and the environment.
Legal Defense Fund - The mission of the ALDF is to protect
the lives and advance the interests of animals through the
Animal Welfare Institute -
The Animal Welfare Institute (AWI) is a non-profit charitable organization
founded in 1951 to reduce the sum total of pain and fear inflicted on animals
Project - [Allied Effort to Save Other Primates] is an international
coalition of individuals and organizations dedicated to protecting monkeys
The Ape Alliance - An
international coalition of organizations and individuals, working for
the conservation and welfare of apes.
Great Apes Fund - Supports conservation efforts that promote
the survival of the Great Apes in the wild and sanctuaries that
offer safety and freedom from invasive research and other forms
of human exploitation. Support from this fund is limited to
activities that specifically impact gorillas, chimpanzees, orangutans,
bonobos and/or gibbons.
Bridges to Baccalaureate-
The goal of the Bridges to Baccalaureate Program between Central
Washington University (CWU) and Yakima Valley Community College
(YVCC) is to increase the numbers of students transferring from
YVCC with a Direct Transfer Associate's Degree (DTA) into the
Primate Behavior and Ecology (PBE) degree at CWU.
The Bushmeat Crisis Taskforce - Facilitates
the work of its members in identifying and implementing effective and
appropriate solutions to the commercial exploitation of endangered
and threatened species.
Bushmeat Project - Save the
Great Apes - The goals of the Bushmeat Project include achieving
worldwide recognition of the devastating effects of the commercial
bushmeat trade, encouraging and organizing long-term programs and
urgent pilot projects that will stop the slaughter of great apes and
other endangered animals, and establishing viable alternatives to bushmeat
commerce that serve people, wildlife, and diverse natural and cultural
The Center for Great
Apes - Located in Wauchula, Florida, the center was founded
in 1993. Its primary purpose is to provide a permanent sanctuary in
a safe and enriching environment for orangutans and chimpanzees in
need of long-term life care.
The Chimfunshi Wildlife Orphanage in
Collaboratory - A collaborative project
of attorneys, scientists and public policy experts working to make
significant and measurable progress in protecting the lives and establishing
rights of chimpanzees.
Chimpanzee Retirement Sanctuary
Northwest - Exists to guarantee a lifetime
of quality care to captive chimpanzees who are exploited by the biomedical
research and entertainment industries. The Sanctuary allows captive chimpanzees
to permanently live in a safe and enriching environment, and supports others
to do the same through education and collaboration.
Central Washingon University's
Primate Behavior and Ecology program - provides students with interdisciplinary
perspectives on the relationships between non-human primates and the
environment in both captive and free-range settings.
Central Washington University Psychology
Department - offers graduate study in Experimental
a concentration available in primate behavior.
David Bohnett Foundation
- Seeks to accomplish their mission by providing funding, state-of-the-art
technology and technical support to innovative organizations
and institutions that, in addition to meeting our funding guidelines,
share our vision.
Progress Foundation - Focuses on three complementary program areas
-- Measuring Progress, Animal Advocacy and Independent Media -- The
Glaser Progress Foundation aims to build a more just, sustainable
and humane world.
The Fauna Foundation -
A non-profit organization, dedicated to creating a caring environment for
neglected and abused farm and circus animals, and former biomedical research
Friends of Washoe - A non-profit
organization, dedicated to the welfare of chimpanzees and especially
the four chimpanzees at the Chimpanzee and Human Communication
Institute located on the campus of Central Washington University
in Ellensburg, Washington.
Blog - The Jane Goodall Insitute's blog hosts "all
things related to the Gombe Stream Research Center in Tanzania,
site of the longest-running field study of wild chimpanzees.
Gombe scientists tell about their work, daily chimp dramas,
the beauty of the landscape and the struggles they experience
and observe. Jane drops in now and then, too." You'll want
Google Earth to best
experience the offerings here.
Great Ape Project - The Great Ape Project is an idea, a book, and
an organization. The idea is radical but simple: to include the nonhuman
great apes within the community of equals by granting them the basic moral
and legal protection that only human beings currently enjoy.
In Defense of Animals -
Dedicated to ending the exploitation and abuse of animals by defending
their rights, welfare, and habitats.
International Primate Protection
League - Working to protect all living primates since 1973.
The Jane Goodall Institute -
Founded by renowned primatologist Jane Goodall, JGI is a global nonprofit
that empowers people to make a difference for all living things. We are
creating healthy ecosystems, promoting sustainable livelihoods and nurturing
new generations of committed, active citizens around the world.
Primate Advocacy Group- LPAG - The mission of the LPAG is
to expose the true reality of laboratory primates from the perspective
of the people who know them best.
The National Anti-Vivisection
Society (NAVS) - An educational organization whose ultimate
goal is the elimination of animal use in product testing, education
and biomedical research.
The New England Anti-Vivisection
Society (NEAVS) - Founded in 1895, NEAVS works to expose and replace
animal experiments in laboratories and classrooms with ethically and
modern research methods. This is accomplished through educational programs,
legislative initiatives, public awareness, outreach programs and
The Orangutan Foundation
International - Learn about the Great Red Ape and what is being done
to study and conserve them. You will also find out how to help make a
difference in the survival of the endangered orangutan.
PAWS - Welcome to a
place where abandoned or abused performing animals and victims of the exotic
animal trade can live in peace and contentment.
Alliance - Founded in 2000, The Pan African Sanctuary Alliance
is the association of 17 sanctuaries in Africa that collectively
care for over 670 chimpanzees, 80 gorillas, 40 bonobos, 200
drills, and literally thousands of baboons and other endangered
Potreronuevo.org - The goal
of this program is to promote awareness of issues concerning the local
urban environment through innovative partnerships between artists, arts
environmental non-profit organizations and/or local communities. We
extend a special thank-you for support to CHCI from this