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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

Jane’s Spring 2016 Tour + Live Chat

Jane’s Spring 2016 Tour + Live Chat

It’s that time of year again to welcome Dr. Jane Goodall back to North America for her spring lecture …
Call to Action: JGI’s International Day for Mobile Phone Recycling

Call to Action: JGI’s International Day for Mobile Phone Recycling

Hopefully, you already know that recycling your old electronic devices helps mitigate conflict over minerals in the chimpanzee …
A New Year: A New Outlook for Abandoned Chimpanzees in Liberia

A New Year: A New Outlook for Abandoned Chimpanzees in Liberia

Last year, the New York Blood Center (NYBC) gained international notoriety when it abandoned more than 60 chimpanzees …
Why You Should Recycle Your Cell Phone

Why You Should Recycle Your Cell Phone

Most smartphones today would not exist without natural resources extracted from endangered habitats such as those of the …

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