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5 Ways IUCN's New Great Apes Conservation Plan Aligns with JGI's Mission

A glossy white billboard soars above young children’s heads bearing larger-than-life images of a chimpanzee and a gorilla under the declaration Protect the Chimpanzees and Gorillas: The Congo’s Heritage for Future Generations. Connecting the images of the two apes, with their matching brilliant black coats of fur and proud gazes off into the distance, is a small flag of the Republic of Congo.

Recent Science Roundup

After over 50 years of studying wild chimpanzees at Gombe National Park, Tanzania, as well as 20 years worth of research at JGI's Tchimpounga Chimpanzee Rehabilitation Center in the Congo, scientists continue to discover new and exciting facts about our closest living relatives. In this recent science roundup, we share some of the more exciting discoveries from the past few months.

 

 

Final Chimpanzee Ruling for Endangered Species Act: Q and A with Jane

An important chimpanzee conservation milestone occurred in 1990 when U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) declared under the Endangered Species Act that wild chimpanzees' status would be classified as "endangered" rather than the previous "threatened." Unfortunately for captive chimpanzees, they remained classified as only threatened. On June 12, 2015, USFWS announced a change in this policy — now all chimpanzees, wild and captive, will be classified as endangered. Dr.

International Day of Peace 2014 - Message from Dr. Jane Goodall

As a UN Messenger of Peace, Dr. Goodall makes it a priority each and every year to observe and celebrate the annual International Day of Peace on September 21. Dr.

Jane Lauds US Announcement on Ivory Trade

 
     
   
 

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France24's Down to Earth Discusses Chimpanzee Snare Removal Program in Uganda

The trailer below is a preview of a longer segment that France 24 recently aired covering efforts to remove wildlife snares that often catch chimpanzees.

Tune in to Al Jazeera Tonight, 11 p.m. EDT

Interview to include coverage on the impact of poaching on endangered species. Check local listings. 

From CNN: Time for sanity on climate change, Goodall and Shiva tell Amanpour

Last week, during her recent stop in New York, and the International Women's Earth and Climate Summit, Dr. Goodall met with Dr. Vandana Shiva and CNN's Christiane Amanpour to discuss climate change, with special emphasis on the IPCC's recent report on the impact of human activity on it. Among her other remarks, Dr. Goodall specifically discussed her passion for empowering young people, and the Jane Goodall Institute's global environmental and humanitarian youth program, Jane Goodall's Roots & Shoots.

Dr. Goodall Speaks on Behalf of African Elephant Conservation and Joins Call to End Poaching at Clinton Global Initiative Annual Meeting

 

 

Last week Dr. Goodall attended the Clinton Global Initiative's (CGI) annual meeting to speak on behalf of elephant conservation and the impact of poaching on their populations. Voice of America's, Adam Phillips captured Dr. Goodall's opening remarks which introduced an announcement of new a collaboration titled, "Partnership to Save Africa's Elephants."

 

Click the the play button below to hear Dr. Goodall's remarks.

 

Paul G. Allen Family Foundation Gift to Support DRC Conservation Action Plan

The Jane Goodall Institute welcomes the recently announced, generous gift from The Paul G. Allen Family Foundation (http://www.pgafoundations.com/NewsDetail.aspx?id=587). The funds will support the implementation of a multi-partner Conservation Action Plan (CAP) for great apes in the eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), home to endangered populations of chimpanzees and Grauer's or eastern lowland gorillas.

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Saving Chimps From Snares (Graphic Images)!

This is the story of Mugu Moja, a young juvenile chimpanzee.