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Learning

Young chimps learn how to use tools from watching and imitating others.

Join us for a live chat about Dr. Goodall's lecture tours

Want to know what it's like on tour with Dr. Goodall? Join John Trybus, JGI manager of tour outreach and public relations, for a live chat, Thursday, September 8 at 3 p.m. EDT. 

Join us for the Live Chat with John Trybus

Africa Programs

Since the early 1990s, the Jane Goodall Institute (JGI) has recognized that protecting the environment and species can no longer remain separate from the task of improving the human condition.  Rapidly increasing destruction of forests and the pressures of growing populations mean that reaching individual farmers and villagers is key to conservation success.  That’s why, in African chimpanzee range countries, JGI works to build the capacity of rural communities to be self-sustaining in ways that enable them to prosper economically and

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The Jane Goodall Rose

Jane has had many things named in her honor—from horses to buildings—and now a rose! The French Climbing Generosa, as it is called, will soon be planted in Marie Antoinette's garden at Versailles.

Jane viewed the rose during a trip to France on May 12.

Nesting

Chimpanzees also need beds to sleep in. Every evening chimps will build a new tree nest to settle in for the night.

Sibling Rivalry

When baby chimps are born, older siblings often have a hard time losing their mother's attention.

Chimp Patrol

Male chimpanzees silently work together to patrol and protect their territory.

Finding Chimps

Even after 15 years of following chimps, JGI videographer Bill Wallauer still has a hard time keeping up with them and has to use the tricks he has learned to find them.

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JGI News and Highlights

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From the Ground to the Cloud: Transforming Chimpanzee Conservation with High-Tech Tools

 

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Saving Chimps From Snares (Graphic Images)!

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