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Earth Rangers

Wednesday, April 26th, 2017

By way of background, Earth Rangers is a Canadian environmental education and conservation non-profit aimed specifically at youth. The goal of the organization is to educate children and their families about biodiversity, inspire them to adopt sustainable behaviours, and empower them to become directly involved in protecting animals and their habitats.

The Youssef-Warren Foundation proudly contributed to Earth Rangers – Bring Back the Wild Earth Month Project – launching Earth Ranger’s second annual “Earth Month is for the Animals” in April of 2016. This project was to help protect Grizzly Bears, Black Bears and Spirit Bears in British Columbia’s Great Bear Rainforest.

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The Jane Goodall Institute of Canada

Wednesday, December 21st, 2016

In December of 2016, The Youssef-Warren Foundation donated to The Jane Goodall Institute of Canada.

The Jane Goodall Institute is a global, non-profit organization that continues Dr. Goodall’s pioneering work on chimpanzee ecology, behaviour and protection.  Central to the organization’s mission is the promotion of wildlife conservation, in particular chimpanzee sustainability, through research, education and community conservation.

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Visit to Tchimpounga Sanctuary

Sunday, November 6th, 2011

By way of background, Tchimpounga was created in 1992 for housing 25 orphan chimpanzees who had been living in dire conditions in two area zoos. Today it is the home of over 145 chimpanzees in different age groups. More importantly, with the government of Congo outlawing ownership of wildlife, the Sanctuary is the only outlet for confiscated animals to be taken after being rescued .The existence of the Sanctuary encourages local authorities to enforce these laws and help care for the confiscated animals.

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