Archive for the ‘The Project’ Category

S.O.S Gorilla in the “Year Of The Gorilla 2009″ page

Posted by admin October 27th, 2008

S.O.S Gorilla has been added to the official “Year Of The Gorilla 2009″ page, in the links section. The UNEP Convention on Migratory Species of Wild Animals (CMS), the UNEP/UNESCO Great Ape Survival Partnership (GRASP) and the World Association of Zoos and Aquariums (WAZA) have joined hands to declare 2009 the Year of the Gorilla [...]

Music For The Gorillas

Posted by admin October 22nd, 2008

A new feature has been added to S.O.S Gorilla, “Music For The Gorillas”. You can help the gorillas sharing and promoting your music in S.O.S Gorilla. After buying your piece of the picture, you can send your mp3 (or a link pointing to it) to Doing this you’ ll get: 1. Your piece of [...]

S.O.S Gorilla in Myspace

Posted by admin October 21st, 2008

S.O.S Gorilla has opened its own Myspace. Check it out clicking here:

S.O.S Gorilla Facebook

Posted by admin October 19th, 2008

S.O.S Gorilla has created a group in Facebook. Become a friend of S.O.S Gorilla, join it.

New feature: Your site logo in the link

Posted by admin October 14th, 2008

As a new feature, as you help the gorillas buying your piece of the picture map, S.O.S Gorilla will add your logo to the link. Just send your url, and we’ll do the rest. See an example here: You can buy your piece of picture here:

Another way to help

Posted by admin October 8th, 2008

Buying a piece of the Gorilla picture requires a minimum of 25€. Now it’s possible to donate less this amount, just clicking this button: Thank you for cooperating with S.O.S Gorilla!

Words from Angela Meder

Posted by admin September 29th, 2008

In the name of Berggorilla & Regenwald Direkthilfe I want to thank Hector Prat for his fascinating idea – and everybody who contributes! Gorillas are threatened in all parts of their distribution area, mainly by habitat destruction, the bushmeat trade and epidemic diseases. It is especially difficult for small, isolated populations; those are the ones [...]


How it works

Posted by admin September 26th, 2008

If you want to donate money to help the gorillas, you can do it buying portions of a gorilla picture. This picture will be gradually discovered as contributors buy the pixels. Afterwards, when the site visitors go over this bought areas, your url or name will be shown. All the urls or names of the [...]

Berggorilla & Regenwald Direkthilfe

Posted by admin September 26th, 2008

The project S.O.S Gorilla has been created to raise funds to help the gorilla preservation. Thanks to the support of the Barcelona Zoo and Eaza (European Association of Zoos And Aquaria), we’ ve found an association who will make sure the funds will help the endangered ape, Berggorilla & Regenwald Direkthilfe. Since 1984, the Berggorilla [...]

The Project Story

Posted by admin September 26th, 2008

S.O.S Gorilla has been created to raise funds to collaborate in the Gorillas preservation. I’ve been always so concerned about animal preservation, specially the endangered gorillas. First of all, I designed the most important tool to raise the funds, the web site, available at Then I started looking for entities to support the project, [...]