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  • Center for Great Apes: a safe haven for chimpanzees and orangutans

    Date: Mar 31, 2010
    Author: Vivian Vreeman

    A few weeks ago, I embarked on a trip to Florida with the intention of visiting a few facilities housing chimpanzees (and getting a little relief from the harsh Chicago winter). According to the Floridians it was the coldest winter in history, with temperatures in the 50s, but I appreciated the opportunity to wear my spring coat and relished the sun’s warmth on my...

  • Project ChimpCARE: More than a census

    Date: Mar 26, 2010
    Author: Steve Ross

    If you are living in the United States, you likely have recently received your 2010 U.S. Census.  The Census occurs every 10 years and aims to collect an accurate record of the everyday life of Americans:  where they live, how they live, and how their resources are distributed.  The Census website proclaims that these data are critical for determining how federal funding is spent and that the census can "build a better tomorrow for everyone".

    Sound familiar? ...