Health Matters

In the Republic of Congo, the Jane Goodall Institute (JGI) recently assisted in efforts to vaccinate local communities against a measles outbreak in the area surrounding the Tchimpounga Nature Reserve.

View photos from the Dave Matthews concert for JGI

Dave Matthews and Tim Reynolds performed to an ecstatic audience at a sold-out benefit concert on behalf of the Jane Goodall Institute last month. Jane and Dave first met at the Live Earth mega-concert  in New York in 2007, and they've been friends ever since. You can see photos of the concert and reception beforehand in our photo gallery section.

JGI Honors Betty White, Ed Begley, Mayor Villaraigosa

Check out our Betty White video tribute!


In a simple yet elegant event Oct. 30, the 3rd annual Jane Goodall Institute Global Leadership Awards Celebration honored Los Angeles mayor Antonio R. Villaraigosa, actress Betty White, actor Ed Begley, Jr., and other leaders in business and the nonprofit sectors for their work and achievements on behalf of people, animals and the environment.

The 2009 Jane Goodall Global Leadership Award winners include:

Shop for your pup and benefit JGI!

Shop for your favorite pup or pup lover at Jane Goodall's Charitable Shop on Fetchdog. A percentage of your purchase will support our work to save chimpanzees, create sustainable livelihoods in Africa, and engage and inspire youth. You can also read Jane's interview with Glenn Close on the blog "Lively Licks."



An Update on ChimpanZoo

The Jane Goodall Institute Reviewing Program Goals and Structure 

Like many other nonprofits, the Jane Goodall Institute is facing challenging times as a result of the current economic downturn and we have had to make some tough budgetary decisions. We have carefully analyzed the Institute’s various programs to see how we can best move forward. One of several programs affected is ChimpanZoo.

JGI-Global Board of Directors

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JGI's newest retail partner is Late July Organic Snacks!

Late July’s delicious new organic Mini Endangered Animal Sandwich Cookies are available in grocery stores nationwide or you can buy them at

Add our theme to your iGoogle page!

Google has a new holiday promotion enabling you to add a Jane Goodall Institute theme to your iGoogle page.

Users can choose from the 25 dynamic "cause" themes, including JGI's, which features images of Dr. Goodall at Gombe National Park, Gombe chimpanzees, and Gregoire, who lives at JGI's sanctuary in the Republic of Congo and is one of the oldest chimpanzees alive.

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JGI News and Highlights

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Super Kodo Enviro Kid's Videos

Check out this video about JGI's latest crowd funding effort for seven new episodes of its popular environmental education series for kids.

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Saving Chimps From Snares (Graphic Images)!

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