mountain marmosets conservation program

January 27, 2019

NGO ORGANIZES EFFORT TO PROTECT MICO SPECIES AT EXTINCTION RISK

There has recently been some excellent media coverage of our conservation program (known locally in Brazil as PCSS) with 3 online articles and a feature in the Tribuna de Petrópolis newspaper about the ongoing research and threats to the bu...

November 2, 2018


Buffy-headed marmoset (Callithrix flaviceps) listed as ENDANGERED for over 36 years, finally becomes the focus of a conservation program!

The Buffy headed marmosets range is northeast of the Buffy tufted-ear marmoset (C. aurita) and extends into the States of Espírito Santo and Minas Gerais. The last I...

November 2, 2018

In July 2018, Dominc Wormell travelled to Brazil to catch up with Dr. Rodrigo Salles de Carvalho who coordinates the Mountain Marmoset Conservation Program

November 2, 2018

The Mountain Marmoset Conservation Program is fortunate to have a talented and passionate EE designer, Alessandro

Antunes working with us, he has received acclaim from prominent conservationists such as Russell Mittermeier. 

There are many forms of environmental education, in this article...

November 2, 2018

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October 31, 2018

What happens when you combine primate pets and wild marmosets with urbanised forest fragmentation?

Over the last 100 years the South-eastern Atlantic Rain forest has been reduced to approx 7% of its former coverage, there are thousands of fragments and connectivity between the significant ones are surel...

October 31, 2018

The Mountain Marmoset Advocate group was formed in 2018 to develop collaborative relationships with European zoos. Awaiting the full content...

October 30, 2018

The need to create a safeguard population for the Buffy Tufted-ear marmoset isn’t a new concept...

The origins go back to 1982 when the Rio de Janeiro Primatology Center (Centro de Primatologia do Rio de Janeiro – CPRJ) responded to concerns about its status in the wild. (Coimbra-Filho, 1971, 1986, 1990...

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