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Our Mission The Jane Goodall Institute promotes understanding and protection of great apes and their habitat and builds on the legacy of Dr. Jane Goodall, our founder, to inspire individual action by young people of all ages to help animals, other people and to protect the world we all share.

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About Jane – Dr. Jane Goodall’s research transformed the way we understand chimpanzees, other animals and our role in caring for the planet we all share. Her work with young people and communities continues to inspire individual action to help people, animals and our natural world. READ MORE ABOUT JANE>

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acres of habitat are protected

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chimpanzees and gorillas living in the habitats JGI protects

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projects reported by engaged young people through Jane Goodall's Roots & Shoots

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Programs at a Glance

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Protecting Great Apes

Providing sanctuary and care, preventing poaching and trafficking, protecting against the spread of disease.
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Ensuring Healthy Habitats

Using community-centered conservation to protect forests, watersheds and corridors for great apes and humans alike.
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Improving Gender & Health Outcomes

Keeping girls in school, improving health outcomes and making brighter futures for girls, families and communities.
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Promoting Sustainable Livelihoods

Improving agricultural practices, introducing nature-friendly income sources and building resilient communities.
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Using Science & Technology for Conservation

Adapting cutting-edge technology and sharing information to empower communities to protect their habitats.
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Jane Goodall’s Roots & Shoots

Inspiring young people to take action to make positive change for people, animals and the environment.
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Good for All News

Biomedical Research Chimps Say Goodbye to Labs, Hello to Freedom

Biomedical Research Chimps Say Goodbye to Labs, Hello to Freedom

A very special all girl group of retired research chimpanzees is living large for the first time in …
We Live on a Water World, and We Must Protect It.

We Live on a Water World, and We Must Protect It.

Jane says ALOHA The IUCN World Conservation Congress met just a few weeks ago in Hawa’ii. Many esteemed …
Game On! Save Great Apes On Game Night

Game On! Save Great Apes On Game Night

It is without question that many have been inspired, learned from or have taken action because of Dr. …
Peace Day: We Are Each Messengers of Peace

Peace Day: We Are Each Messengers of Peace

On September 21st of each year, the whole of the world grows a little brighter in a moment …

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