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: 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

BBPP researchers describe Cyclospora spp. in drills from Bioko Island.

In collaboration with researchers at the Centers for Disease Control, BBPP researchers, Jake Owens, Shaya Honarvar, and Gail Hearn recently described the infection of drills on Bioko Island with Cyclospora spp. parasites. The report extends the known range of the… Read more

BBPP researchers publish review of wildlife conservation publishing trends.

Check out the recent manuscript from BBPP researchers, Drew Cronin and Jake Owens, who worked with four Drexel University undergraduate students and Richard Bergl, Curator of Conservation and Research at North Carolina Zoological Park, to review publishing trends in wildlife… Read more