World binturong day 2016

ABConservation are glad to announce that the next world binturong day will take place on the Saturday, May 14th.  We hope a very large number of you will participate. Don’t hesitate to talk about it to your friends and the persons who could be interested. You can also contact us for m
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Special day about binturongs in ZooPark of Trégomeur

Trégomeur ZooParc is located in the « département des Côtes d’Armor » in northern Brittany. It opened in 2007 and is dedicated mainly to Asian flora and fauna. One of the earliest resident animals is a female binturong called Madame Bintu, joined in 2011 by a male named Kroma. So, it
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Meet Binturongs and “Save Vietnam’s Wildlife”´s team in Vietnam

About 6 months ago, I decided to go to Vietnam to have a first overview of the local population of binturongs and to understand how much the local populations knew about them. The association did not get the funds for this trip, so I bought the plane tickets myself and boarded a Paris
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Project on the geographical distribution of the binturong

Dear binturong lovers, Currently, ABConservation works on a project to estimate the geographical distribution of the binturongs in South-East Asia. Actually, we have good reasons to believe that its territory has been reduced for the last 10 years and that its distribution map is no l
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Do you know ?

Do you know that today, one of the main threats for the binturongs is human activities : The conversion of forest areas into plantation for producing palm oil has made the binturong more vulnerable. Since the binturong is arboreal and eats 80% of fruits, its way of life depends very h
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Annual results 2014-2015 : one year after the creation of ABConservation

  TABLE OF CONTENTS  The association in chronological order 2015 Binturongs World Day Future action for the 2nd semester of 2015 2014 Financial statement 1. THE ASSOCIATION IN CHRONOLOGICAL ORDER July, 8th 2014: Creation of Arctictis binturong Conservation (ABConservation) July,
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The adventures of a young binturong

In one of our previous articles, we mentioned there had been a competition for schools, consisting in creating a project to raise the awareness about Binturongs. Two classes had been selected and their projects had been displayed during the weekend of the 9th and 10th of May at the Me
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May, 9th 2015, a nice first World Binturong Day. And how was yours?

From the start, the weather was on our side: mild and sunny enough to bring a lot of people to « La Ménagerie », the historical zoo in Paris, but with cloudy spells that would keep active our rather nocturnal viverridae. Information panels, stand with goodies – key rings, bags, even p
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Projects to raise awareness by secondary schools students

The Ménagerie du Jardin des Plantes, together with ABConservation, organized early this year a contest open to primary and secondary schools. It consisted of creating projects to raise awareness on a declining species, the binturong (Arctictis binturong). On April the 1st, a jury elec
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