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Environmental Education:

Fostering a love of primates and pride in the land. 

PASA members offer a wide range of programs to help young and old discover the wonder of African primates.

Overview

Nearly all PASA members conduct public education and outreach programs in schools, communities, and at their centers, across 13 African countries.

Topics include conservation, animal welfare, and the impact of humans on their environment. By reaching out to local children and their parents, we empower communities to value and protect local wildlife and their habitats, making a long-term impact on the conservation of wildlife.

From sports teams to school kids to college students, PASA member environmental education programs reach over 500,000 people each year. 

Our Programs 

PASA sponsors two large scale programs to support environmental education in Africa.

Kids for Compassionate Conservation – These books  profile African heroes working for PASA member sanctuaries who are on the frontlines of wildlife rescue and care. 

Edutainment Films Program – These films inspire and educate communities across Africa about wildlife conservation, and issues such as the loss of wild land, illegal wildlife trafficking, and the bushmeat trade.

Kids for Compassionate Conservation

Edutainment Films

Trophy Hunting Poses Threat to African Primates

PASA member sanctuaries rescue and care for both monkeys and apes. Although all primates have similarities, monkeys and apes differ in their appearance, geography, and intelligence.

Monkeys vs Apes: How are they different?

PASA member sanctuaries rescue and care for both monkeys and apes. Although all primates have similarities, monkeys and apes differ in their appearance, geography, and intelligence.

Four Chimps Find Sanctuary

Through the global pandemic, and even a coup attempt, PASA and our partners did not give up on these chimpanzees – read the amazing story!

Primate Species Spotlight: The Spot-Nosed Guenon

Get to you know Africa’s remarkable monkeys. Today we feature the spot-nosed guenon, a species found throughout Africa.

A Coalition to Disrupt the Illegal Wildlife Trade

The climate crisis is devastating African primates. Our new report investigates – and shows how sanctuaries are fighting back.