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In an interview with WGRZ-TV Channel 2, Sue Margulis, PhD, associate professor and chair of animal behavior, ecology and conservation (ABEC), discusses how humans are driving primates closer to extinction.

“Massive tracts of land are being cut down for palm oil plantations, and palm oil shows up in almost every product,” Margulis said. “It’s kind of mind boggling, so knowing what you buy and avoiding buying certain products can have positive impact. ”

Watch the full interview here.

Learn more at the Spring 2 The Outdoors Forum on Wednesday March 29 at Tifft Nature Preserve in Buffalo at 7:30 p.m. The event is free and open to the public.

Margulis, Kayla Woodard, team Leader of Rainforest Falls at the Buffalo Zoo, and Carmen Presti of The Primate Sanctuary will discuss this disturbing trend in primate populations.

Submitted by: College Communications