How Photos of Nonhuman Primates can Affect Conservation

The IUCN Primate Specialist Group Section for Human-Primate Interactions recently published the “Best Practice Guidelines for Responsible Images of Non-Human Primates.” This guide describes how responsible and irresponsible imagery of nonhuman primates in both wild and captive settings can influence public perception of these often endangered animals. The authors point out 3 important issues with images of humans close to …