Study links protecting Indigenous peoples’ lands to greater nonhuman primate biodiversity

Nonhuman primates whose territories overlap with Indigenous lands include those from the Neotropics, top row; Afrotropics, middle row; and Indo-Malay, bottom row. Species include, from top left to top right: the critically endangered northern muriqui; the black-capped capuchin, a species of least concern; the Colombian night monkey and the munduruku marmoset, both classified as vulnerable. … Read more