Jane Goodall

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.

For World Environment Day,

Dr. Goodall Applauds China's Action to End the Domestic Sale of Ivory

In a statement from today, Dr. Jane Goodall congratulates China on their announcement to end the domestic sale of ivory. Dr. Goodall and the Jane Goodall Institute appluad the government's destruction of 1,500 pounds of their ivory stocks, expressing their commitment to supporting the international action against the poaching of elephants and rhinos.

You can read Dr. Goodall's full statement below and learn more about the current issue by reading these selected news stories.

Dr. Goodall's Open Letter to New York Blood Center Regarding the Care of Chimpanzees at the Vilab II Sanctuary in Liberia

Dr. Jane Goodall writes an open letter to the President and CEO of the New York Blood Center (NYBC) in reference to the 66 chimpanzees at the Vilab II sanctuary in Liberia. 
 
You can read Dr. Goodall’s full statement to Dr. Christopher D. Hillyer below and how NYBC has ceased their oversight and financial support of their care.

Budapest, Hungary: Sowing the Seeds of Hope

 

 

Jun 16 2015

Time: 6:00 p.m.

In her speech, Sowing the Seeds of Hope, Dr. Goodall will bring her audience into the world of the Gombe chimpanzees―from her early observations and experiences to the latest news and stories from the field. Her latest publication, “Seeds of Hope”, dives into the world of plants, exploring interesting anomalies about the natural world and how we can protect the place we call home.

Budapest, Hungary: An Evening with Dr. Jane Goodall

 

 

Jun 15 2015

Time: 6:00 p.m.

In her speech, Sowing the Seeds of Hope, Dr. Goodall will bring her audience into the world of the Gombe chimpanzees―from her early observations and experiences to the latest news and stories from the field. Her latest publication, “Seeds of Hope”, dives into the world of plants, exploring interesting anomalies about the natural world and how we can protect the place we call home.

Munster, Germany: Stories and Music from Dr. Jane Goodall's Life's Journey

 

 

Jun 10 2015

Time: 1:30 p.m. and 6:30 p.m.

In her speech, Sowing the Seeds of Hope, Dr. Goodall will bring her audience into the world of the Gombe chimpanzees―from her early observations and experiences to the latest news and stories from the field. Her latest publication, “Seeds of Hope”, dives into the world of plants, exploring interesting anomalies about the natural world and how we can protect the place we call home.

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Saving Chimps From Snares (Graphic Images)!

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