Cao vit gibbon mother with her baby-photo
Image credit: Zhao Chao
Project

Transboundary Conservation of the Critically Endangered Cao Vit Gibbon

Initiative
Duration
2020 - 2021
Location
Viet Nam
Species protected
Cao-Vit Gibbon Nomascus nasutus

Project objectives

  • Protection of the Cao-Vit gibbon population and reducing key threats to the species;
  • Improving protected area management capacity and international cooperation,
  • Development of a Species Conservation Action Plan for Cao-Vit Gibbon; and,
  • Strengthening community engagement in Cao-Vit Gibbon conservation.

Threaths

Habitat loss & degradation

Poaching