Jane Goodall

Happy Birthday Jane!

Join us in celebration of Dr. Goodall's special day!



Happy Birthday Jane!


Today, April 3, is Dr. Goodall's 79th birthday. Every day, we are grateful for all Dr. Goodall does, traveling 300 days a year to spread her message of hope while encouraging all of us to make the world a better place for people, animals and the environment.

Voice Your Opinion on the Future of Chimpanzees in Research

NIH has asked the public to weigh in during a public comment period. You have an opportunity to share your thoughts on the future of chimpanzees in research. 


Women's History Month: JGI Recognizes Amazing Female Scientists

Dr. Jane Goodall first arrived in what is today Tanzania’s Gombe National Park more than 50 years ago. The chimpanzee behavioral research she pioneered there continues to this day and is the longest-running study of great apes in the wild. Dr. Goodall’s many groundbreaking findings – that chimpanzees make and use tools, have long-lasting family bonds, eat meat, and wage war – redefined the relationship between humans and animals.

"My Friends, The Wild Chimpanzees" with Dr. Jane Goodall

Feb 20 2013

Dr. Jane Goodall, DBE, founder of the Jane Goodall Institute and UN Messenger of Peace, will give a public lecture about her time in the wild at the National Geographic Store in London by live, interactive stream with a Q&A session to follow. As part of National Geographic’s wider Cultural Calendar series (launching 1 March 2013), National Geographic Store London will stream Dr. Goodall's talk from inside its Madrid store. World-renowned primatologist and conservationist Dr.

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Saving Chimps From Snares (Graphic Images)!

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