Youth

Staff Spotlight: Rebeca Atencia

Rebeca Atencia is responsible for daily management of the Institute’s Tchimpounga Chimpanzee Rehabilitation Center, the largest chimpanzee sanctuary in Africa.

Staff Spotlight: Bill Wallauer

JGI's Bill Wallauer most recently worked as prinicipal photography for Disneynature's Chimpanzee.

Sudbury, Canada: Roots & Shoots Festival with Dr. Goodall

Mar 26 2012

The Jane Goodall Institute of Canada will hold its 12th annual Roots & Shoots conference on March 26, 2012 at Science North in Sudbury. The conference is open only to teachers and students, and will feature a special appearance by Dr. Goodall.

March 12, 2012: London, UK: Dr. Goodall to Speak at the Commonwealth Observance Service at Westminster Abbey

Mar 12 2012

On Monday, March 12, 2012, Dr. Goodall will give a special address during the Commonwealth Observance Service at Westminster Abbey in London. The event honors the annual celebration of the British Commonwealth. This year’s theme is “connecting cultures.”

Message from Dr. Jane: Marking the 21st Anniversary of Roots & Shoots

Here we are at the beginning of 2012 about to celebrate the 21st anniversary of Jane Goodall’s Roots & Shoots, the Jane Goodall Institute’s global environmental and humanitarian youth program. Over the last two decades, Roots & Shoots has grown from just 12 high school students from nine different schools in Tanzania to a worldwide movement of young people who are dedicated to realizing a vision for a better world. I couldn’t be more proud of what they have accomplished.

Jane Goodall's Roots & Shoots North America Training Summit

When not filming in the field, Bill Wallauer, the Jane Goodall Institute's (JGI) wildlife cameraman and research videographer, speaks with a variety of audiences about JGI and Jane Goodall's Roots & Shoots, JGI's environmental and humanitarian youth program.  Below, Bill recalls a lecture he gave last fall at Jane Goodall's Roots & Shoots North America Training Summit.

 

Roots & Shoots First Campaign Milestone!

After three months of successful service projects, Roots & Shoots' One Million Hours of Service campaign is proud to announce that as of January 2012,

Roots & Shoots' First Campaign Milestone

In October 2011, the Jane Goodall’s Roots & Shoots team launched the 2011-2012 Global Youth Campaign, One Million Hours of Service.

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Wounda's Journey

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Saving Chimps From Snares (Graphic Images)!

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