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This is Karen

Karen is a Primatologist who has been studying and fighting for the conservation of the Critically Endangered northern muriqui monkey and its habitat for the past two decades – the longest running study of the species to date.

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Karen can buy necessary equipment to streamline her efforts to connect different parts of the forest, expanding the muriqui’s habitat and protecting the unparalleled biodiversity of the area.

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Caratinga, Brazil

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Karen Strier & Rodrigo Abdalla

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Why care

Today, only 8% of the Brazilian Atlantic rainforest remain, which is considered among the top five “hottest” hotspots for biodiversity in the world. Among the animals living there is the largest primate of the Americas, the muriqui.

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