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PhD Student Using Crowdfunding To Help Exploited Species

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by Cristina » Sat Jan 10, 2015 1:23 pm

Peter Roberts, a PhD student at Oxford Brookes University has been studying the Asian Palm Civet since 2013. He launched a Crowdfunder campaign to raise £5,000 to learn more about their natural habitats and roles in the wild. At the moment, many of these beautiful creatures are being captured, caged, and force fed coffee berries to produce this rare coffee bean. Many of them die because of the inadequate conditions they are in. Peter hopes that by funding this project he can help improve their treatment in captivity.

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