She blazed the trail.
The next steps are up to us.

We are a global community conservation organization that advances the vision and work of Dr. Jane Goodall. By protecting chimpanzees and inspiring people to conserve the natural world we all share, we improve the lives of people, animals and the environment. Everything is connected—everyone can make a difference.

Q: While observing the chimpanzees in Gombe, what type of shoes did Jane wear most often?

A: Low-top canvas sneakers (but she mostly went barefoot).

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acres of habitat protected

chimpanzees and gorillas living in the habitats JGI protects

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communities supported worldwide

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

Photo credits on this page, top to bottom and left to right: Norman Jean Roy, Rajah Bose/Gonzaga University, JGI/ Anna Mosser, Vanne Morris-Goodall