Yosina, before renovations. Chimp-n-Sea co-founders Mark Laxer and Sara Lourie spent 5 1/2 weeks in Indonesia, working with Jari Foundation, a local NGO, in part to purchase and plan modifications for Yosina, a 51′ boat to be used for marine conservation and education.
View video of renowned ape and elephant conservationist, Ian Redmond, at Chimp-n-Sea headquarters. Brief appearance made by BORGo (played by Mark Laxer, President of Chimp-n-Sea).
The vEco team is very proud to announce that the virtual ecotourism project has been chosen, out of over 350 applicants, to advance to Stage Two of the
Digital Media and Learning Badges Competition. Continue reading
Guest Post from Sara Lourie, Co-founder of the Chimp-n-Sea Wildlife Conservation Fund
“Imagine you’re in a forest, deep in the heart of the Democratic Republic of Congo . . . there are strange noises up above . . .”
The barn is dark, sounds of insects fill the air, a tree nearby shakes, and a shadowy figure moves among the branches. Suddenly there is a vocalization, a flurry of limbs and a great ape swings into view . . . Continue reading
Read Virtual Ecotourism director Mark Laxer’s latest story, a thrilling account of human-wildlife conflict and the tough challenges of conservation in Ishasha, Uganda.
We are currently working on an exciting Virtual Ecotourism project (invented by Chimp-n-Sea co-founder Mark Laxer) and our blog website has just gone live. You can visit it here
http://www.vecotourism.org/news/. Continue reading
Welcome to the new Chimp-n-Sea webpage. We are currently renovating, but please feel free to look around!
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4th October 2011 – Join us for an amazing illustrated talk by Ian Redmond OBE, renowned conservationist, UN Ambassador for the Great Apes, and Chairman of the Ape Alliance.
Chimp-n-Sea is partnered with Yayasan Jari in Indonesia on the
International Floating Marine Park Project. The project is headed by Sara Lourie, a renowned seahorse conservationist and co-founder of the Chimp-n-Sea Wildlife Conservation Fund.
Chimp-n-Sea’s vEcotourism project is described in Mark Laxer’s recently released book,
The Monkey Bible!