Youth

Writing the Next Chapter of Hope for Endangered Species

Jane Goodall’s Roots & Shoots Youth Campaign
On the Edge: Hope for Animals and their World

On the Edge: Hope for Animals and their World

At a time when many animal species are at a crossroads, around the globe, passionate individuals and groups are dedicating themselves to ensuring a hopeful future for species threatened with extinction. Their stories are the ones that Dr. Jane tells in her most recent book, Hope for Animals and Their World.

A Message from Jane for the 2010 Day of Peace

Dr. Jane Goodall gives a message of peace for the 2010 Roots & Shoots International Day of Peace on September 19, 2010

Roots & Shoots Native Americas Project Wins $50,000 from Disney’s Friends for Change: Project Green

We are proud to announce that Roots & Shoots Native Americas project has come in 2nd place in the Disney’s Friends for Change: Project Green campaign! Thanks to the many supporters who voted for Roots & Shoots over the last few weeks to keep us in the top three!

Help Roots & Shoots Native Americas Project win $100,000 through Disney Friends for Change!

Since 2006, Roots & Shoots has been working with the Oglala Lakota Tribe on the Pine Ridge Reservation in South Dakota. The Roots & Shoots Native Americas project works with the entire Pine Ridge community planting community gardens, doing Roots & Shoots projects and learning about traditional practices. 

Going Big!

Wonderful news! The Congolese government recently ratified a decree to expand the Tchimpounga Nature Reserve by 750 percent.

Making a Statement

Dr. Goodall recently submitted a statement to the U.S. House of Representatives urging reauthorization of legislation that would extend federal support for critical great ape conservation projects until the year 2016.

Roots & Shoots youth reach out to Haiti

Young people from all over the United States and countries including England, Canada, Vietnam, Singapore and Barbados are reaching out to young people in Haiti through an artwork and messaging campaign organized by Jane Goodall’s Roots & Shoots

Los Angeles Mayor Endorses Jane Goodall’s Roots & Shoots

California is one of the Jane Goodall’s Roots & Shoots program’s most energized, active locations. More than 10,500 students in the Eureka state are working to preserve and improve the environment, express care and concern for animals, and benefit the human community.

Jane Gets a Special Degree in Spain

Shortly before Thanksgiving, Jane was in Spain for several days to promote the work of the Jane Goodall Institute - Spain and Jane Goodall's Roots & Shoots program. In between speeches and events, Jane made time to visit the Universidad Pablo de Olavide in Seville (named after the Spanish-Peruvian politician) to receive an honorary degree.

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Wounda's Journey

Watch her enjoy her new home at the Tchimpounga Chimpanzee Rehabilitation Center in the Republic of Congo.

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Saving Chimps From Snares (Graphic Images)!

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