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July 5, 2017

New ebook bundle pairs Jane Goodall’s My Life with the Chimpanzees with classic science fiction titles

Jane Goodall’s work with chimpanzees and her focus on conservation have changed how we think of the wild world. Now, Humble has partnered with the Jane Goodall Institute and Brick Tower Press to present a selection of Goodall’s classic books, including My Life with the Chimpanzees, paired with some of Brick Tower’s best science fiction. Customers can also adopt a chimpanzee in this bundle (with a little plush version included)! Humble Bundle and Brick Tower will donate all proceeds from purchases $25 and over to the JGI.

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June 5, 2017

20th Century Fox Partners with the Jane Goodall Institute to Aid in Rehabilitation of Chimpanzees in Honor of War for the Planet of the Apes

In honor of the upcoming release of War for the Planet of the Apes, 20th Century Fox has partnered with the Jane Goodall Institute to provide care for rescued chimpanzees, many of whom are victims of the illegal commercial bushmeat and pet trades. Housed and cared for on three forested island sanctuary sites and a mainland sanctuary site at the Institute’s Tchimpounga Chimpanzee Rehabilitation Center in Republic of Congo, nearly 150 chimpanzees will benefit from this partnership.

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June 2, 2017

Dr. Jane Goodall Joins MasterClass to Teach Conservation

Premier online education platform MasterClass announced today that Dr. Jane Goodall, DBE, UN Messenger of Peace and one of the world’s most renowned naturalists and conservationists, will offer her first-ever online class. Pre-enrollment for Goodall’s class begins today at

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May 2, 2017

Jane Goodall Institute Welcomes Carlos Drews, New Executive Director

Today, the Jane Goodall Institute’s board of directors announced that as of March 21, 2017, Carlos Drews joined the Jane Goodall Institute as the organization’s executive director. In this role, Drews is responsible for advancing the mission of the Institute through its nine core programs, as well as leading a staff of more than 250 conservation professionals.

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Read an introductory blog post with Carlos.

March 30, 2017

Jane Goodall Institute, Corporation for Public Broadcasting, Republic of Colombia, Blackboard Inc., and Marymount University receive World Affairs Council HONORS: Awards

The World Affairs Council – Washington, DC (WAC-DC) recognizes organizations, corporations and nations who demonstrate an exemplary leadership commitment to global education, international affairs and global communications at its annual World Affairs HONORS: Gala. Over 500 representatives of corporate, government and academic institutions joined nonprofit, military and veterans organizations, and press at the March 29th dinner at the Ritz Carlton in Washington.

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March 8, 2017

Famed conservationist Jane Goodall to appear at Tulane

World-renowned ethologist and conservationist Jane Goodall will deliver a lecture on her life’s work Thursday, March 16, at Tulane University.

The lecture, including a Q and A, will take place from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at the Dixon Hall auditorium, followed by a book signing in Dixon Hall Room 118.

Goodall, 82, is the founder of the Jane Goodall Institute — which is celebrating it’s 40th anniversary this year — and a UN Messenger of Peace. She is best known for her landmark study with the the wild chimpanzees of Gombe National Park in Tanzania, where she immersed herself in their habitat as neighbor rather than a distant observer.

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