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PEN is closing to seed new beginnings.

Dear colleagues, After personal reflection and gaining valuable insights from the conservation community, I have decided to close Primate Education Network (PEN) and will continue to be your advocate through my new organization, Design Pathways. The very thought of closing

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PEN course learners: Share your progress!

Dear colleagues, As 2019 is ending, I wanted to take a moment to express my gratitude to the PEN online course team and learners like you. This year, you joined 500+ learners across 70 countries for PEN’s course Design Education

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You’re invited! Register to join PEN’s online course.

En español Conservationists around the world are working in landscapes shaped by human behavior. Education and outreach is one of many conservation actions to change behavior.  However, it can be more challenging than expected to be rigorous and measurably impactful. 

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Usted está invitado! Regístrese para unirse al curso en línea de PEN.

In English Conservacionistas alrededor del mundo están trabajando en paisajes transformados por el comportamiento humano. La educación y divulgación son algunas de las muchas estrategias de conservación para cambiar el comportamiento.  Sin embargo, puede ser más complicada de lo esperado

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2017 year-end reflections and new directions!

Dear colleagues, As 2017 comes to a close and we gear up for our next phase of impact, I want to share a few exciting updates from an exploratory and transitional year. In PEN’s last newsletter, we invited you to participate

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Make your voice heard! Take PEN’s pre-course survey.

Español  l  Português PEN is excited to announce our plans to debut an online course for conservation educators and practitioners!  Our online course comes at an exciting time in PEN’s history.  This month marks our five-year anniversary.  Over the years, PEN has worked

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PEN Celebrates First World Bonobo Day!

February 14, 2017 marks the first-ever World Bonobo Day, recognized by a California Senate Resolution, authored by Senator Isadore Hall III. This Valentine’s Day, join us in spreading love and educating the world about bonobos! Bonobos weren’t recognized as a separate species from

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Project Updates from the Prize Winners of PEN’s Storytelling Contest

Before the year comes to an end, we decided to check in with the winners of PEN’s Storytelling Challenge Prize Contest to see how they put their prize money to use and how winning the contest enabled them to continue

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2016 Orangutan Caring Week: Critically Endangered, Critically in Need

The 2016 Orangutan Caring Week’s theme is “Critically Endangered, Critically in Need”, a sad reminder that all orangutans are now critically endangered. From November 13 – 19, we at PEN encourage you to show your support for orangutan conservation, and

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Applying Creativity & Behavior Change Frameworks in Primate Education Program Design Training Workshop

Changing behavior can result in the reduction of the most significant conservation threats faced not just by primates, but also by entire ecosystems. Educators and practitioners are uniquely positioned to catalyze behavior change because they build relationships, work with diverse stakeholders

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