Conservation Through Scientific Collaboration: Case Study—

  • Emma J. Stokes
Part of the Developments in Primatology: Progress and Prospects book series (DIPR)


Scientific Collaboration Mountain Gorilla Evolutionary Anthropology Western Lowland Gorilla Western Gorilla 



I thank in particular the organizers of the workshop, Caroline Tutin, Christophe Boesch, and Diane Doran. I also thank Peter Walsh for his significant contribution during and after the workshop and to Mark Gately for developing and updating the website. The success of the workshop was in large part due to its participants: Kate Abernethy, Magdalena Bermejo, Allard Blom, Brenda Bradley, Chloe Cippoletta, Stephen Clifford, Jacqui Groves, Daniel Idiata Manbounga, Marie Laure Klein, Stephanie Latour, Alistair McNeilage, Florence Magliocca, Kelly McFarland, Tomo Nishihara, John Oates, Richard Parnell, Melissa Remis, Martha Robbins, Emma Stokes, Linda Vigilant, Liz Williamson, and Juichi Yamagiwa, with guests Nicola Anthony, Richard Bergl, Angelique Todd, and Jean Wickings. The workshop was hosted by the Max Planck Institute of Evolutionary Anthropology and funded by a grant from the USFWS Great Ape Conservation Fund. Finally, thank you to Tara Stoinski for representing the goals of at the AZA meeting in September 2002 and for inviting this manuscript.


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  • Emma J. Stokes
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  1. 1.Wildlife Conservation Society Nouabalé-Ndoki ProjectBrazzavilleRepublic of Congo

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