The following videos provide in-depth information about the plight of great apes. Forwarding these links to people you know is an excellent way to educate them about the issues facing captive and free-living apes.
Captive Issues - Biomedical:
Captive Issues - Entertainment:
- In an Emmy-winning film produced through the Detroit Zoo, "From Showboat to Lifeboat" illustrates the many ways animals in entertainment are exploited and suggests a different course for the future.
- Cruel Camera, a CBC Fifth Estate documentary that originally aired on January 16th, 2008, presents a comprehensive account of the cruel treatment that chimpanzees and other animals are forced to endure in the name of human entertainment.
- In her PETA video, Anjelica Huston urges people in the entertainment industry to prevent a lifetime of suffering by leaving apes out of TV, movies, and advertising.
- Bushmeat documentary presented by the Canadian Ape Alliance.
- From CBS News: The orangutan population is on the brink
- Featured on NBC's Rock Center: How to help organizations working to help orangutans