Careers in Foreign Service: Former US Consulate for Equatorial Guinea & Bioko Island Study Abroad Info Session-2:30 PM on Wednesday 4/8

BBPP is excited to host the following two exciting and informative events next Wednesday, April 8th starting at 2:30 PM in the Ida Chen Classroom at 3225 Arch Street! 2:30 PM: Former US Consulate in Equatorial Guinea and friend of… Read more

Bioko Island Study Abroad Info Session-5:30 PM on Tuesday, 1/20, in PISB 503

Bioko_SARecruitment_Fall 2015All interested students! Don't forget to come to our information session for the Fall 2015 Bioko Study Abroad program THIS TUESDAY, January 20th at 5:30 PM in PISB 103 at Drexel! BBPP and Drexel Study Abroad reps will be answering … Read more

BBPP researchers assess the conservation of tropical montane ecosystems in the Gulf of Guinea

BBPP researchers, along with collaborators from the North Carolina Zoo and University of Yaoundé, recently completed an assessment of the state of biodiversity and conservation of rare tropical montane ecosystems in the Gulf of Guinea. The review highlighted the threats… Read more

Dr. Gail Hearn’s career celebrated at Drexel on September 19, 2014

Bioko Island and the legacy of Gail Hearn PhD from Drill Films on Vimeo.

BBPP Director and Founder, Dr. Gail Hearn, has been working on the African Island of Bioko for over 20 years. The island is home to… Read more

BBPP August 2014 Newsletter

2014_08_Newsletter_English_v3-page-001 The August BBPP Newsletter has been released. This edition discusses the BBPP's expedition to Pico Basilé National Park, as well as the meeting of the Congo Basin Forest Partnership. For the Spanish version and the previous newsletters click here.… Read more

Seminar for Youth Empowerment in Equatorial Guinea, Thursday 8/28/14

image001 This coming Thursday, hear Cristian Eteo discuss his work on youth empowerment through various cultural and educational programs in Equatorial Guinea. The talk will be in MacAlister 2019/2020 from 4-5 PM. Refreshments will be provided. This event is free with… Read more

BBPP Gets New Principal Investigator

GonderBBPP would like to welcome its new head  Dr. Katy Gonder. Dr. Gonder is an associate professor of biology at Drexel University. Her research is focused on examining the history of the Gulf of Guinea and Congo Basin rainforests, which Read more

Drexel’s Bioko Island Study Abroad Information Session

Bioko_SARecruitment_Winter2015DU_v3All interested students! Don't forget to come to our information session for the Winter 2015 Bioko Study Abroad program THIS THURSDAY, June 26th at 6PM in PISB 103 at Drexel! BBPP and Drexel Study Abroad reps will be answering questions … Read more

Drexel/BBPP join the Congo Basin Forest Partnership!

Drexel University is the Congo Basin Forest Partnership featured partner of the month! Read more and see the photo gallery here: http://pfbc-cbfp.org/news_en/items/du-june-en.htmlRead more

BBPP Researchers Test New Non-Lethal Amphibian Sampling Technique on Bioko Island

BBPP researchers Patrick McLaughlin, Shaya Honarvar, and Gail Hearn recently partnered with chemists at Villanova University to design and field test a new non-lethal technique for sampling amphibian skin products. Amphibian skin metabolites and bacteria have recently become a topic… Read more