The Gibbon Journal:
First issue of new journal published
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Thomas Geissmann, Gibbon Research
The Gibbon Journal is a new journal on gibbon conservation
and gibbon research. Issue No. 1 is available now.
From the Editorial:
Welcome to the first issue of the Gibbon Journal. This is the official journal of
the Gibbon Conservation Alliance (GCA). The GCA was founded in reaction to recent
evidence that gibbons not only include the most endangered apes but also the most
endangered primate species of the world. Several gibbon species are threatened by
imminent extinction in the very near future. In addition, the small apes also represent
the least known and most under-researched of the apes. The gibbons are the true neglected
apes and need our help. The Gibbon Conservation Alliance is a non-profit organisation.
Its goals are to save and protect the gibbons, to promote gibbon conservation, to
provide information and support research on gibbons.
Articles from the Gibbon
Journal Issue No. 1 (March 2005), 29 pages:
- Thomas Geissmann: The Hainan black crested gibbon:
The world's most endangered ape.
- Cyril C. Grüter: The Nanguanhe rain forest
in southwest China: One of the last habitats for Chinese gibbons.
- Roger Konrad: Recording voices in Cambodia: A travelogue.
- Thomas Geissmann: In search of the last gibbons
The Gibbon Journal is published once per year. It includes
project reports on gibbon conservation and gibbon research, abstracts of recent theses
on gibbons, reports on the activities of the Gibbon Conservation Alliance, details
of future meetings, book reviews, and news of gibbon-related projects amongst other
things. Articles can be in English or in German language, with abstracts, titles,
and figure and table legends in both languages.
For more information, submitting articles, correspondence on previous articles, or
if you are interested in advertising in the Gibbon Journal, please contact the Gibbon
Conservation Alliance at email@example.com.
The first issue can be downloaded in PDF-format from the website of the Gibbon
Gibbon Conservation Alliance
CH-8057 Zürich, Switzerland
Site by Thomas Geissmann.
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