All great apes and gibbons are at risk of extinction. Their primary threats are habitat loss, killing or capture, and disease—whose devastating effects are all compounded by the complex ways they interact.
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Arcus partner organizations caring for rescued great apes and gibbons share several concerns about how the pandemic is affecting their communities.
Taking these learnings from the meta to the micro will be critical to solving some of the fundamental and intractable problems that confronted us this year and to continuing progress toward our vision of people living in harmony with one another and the natural world.
Slowly but surely, some of humanity has lifted itself to wake up the rest of the world and to highlight our responsibilities towards the planet, to Mother Nature, and to humans themselves. The voice of civil society is becoming more audible, and the list of just causes for which people are fighting is becoming longer.