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THE JANE GOODALL INSTITUTE RECEIVES $100,000 GRANT FROM DISNEY

Award Recognizes the Institute’s Work to Connect Kids and Nature

DISNEY LAUNCHES SOCIAL GAME FEATURING CONTENT INSPIRED BY DISNEYNATURE’S UPCOMING FILM “CHIMPANZEE”

Disney Animal Kingdom Explorers Hits Facebook This Month Featuring Game Scenes Inspired by Disneynature’s “Chimpanzee” and Benefiting the Jane Goodall Institute

Web Chats: "See CHIMPANZEE, Save Chimpanzees"

See CHIMPANZEE opening week (April 20-26, 2012) and Disneynature will make a donation to the Jane Goodall Institute to protect chimpanzees today and tomorrow.  Learn more about the “See CHIMPANZEE, Save Chimpanzees” conservation program

Upcoming Web Chats Featuring Experts from the Jane Goodall Institute!

JGI Celebrates World Health Day!

Today, the Jane Goodall Institute (JGI) joins the World Health Organization (WHO) and other organizations and individuals around the globe in commemorating World Health Day.

JGI is committed to supporting a broad array of measures that ensure the health of local communities in areas where we work to protect chimpanzees and their habitat. By improving the health of these rural populations, we can significantly enhance their quality of life and enable them to become partners in conserving the natural resources upon which they depend.

Happy Birthday Jane!

Today is a special day! It's Jane Goodall's birthday.

As Jane turns 78 years young, she is spending her birthday in one of her favorite places on Earth...other than Gombe National Park that is! She's watching the annual migration of the sandhill cranes in Nebraska's Plate River Valley. Of course, Jane is never one to take a day off like the rest of us and so she is also busily finalizing her latest book while in the middle of her spring 2012 North American speaking tour.

Staff Spotlight: Bill Wallauer

Today, Bill is a sought-after speaker for adults and youth. His infectious personality, great stories and chimpanzee multimedia presentation help audiences understand the chimpanzees’ behavior and emotional capacity, and the similarities and differences between humans and chimps. Bill’s passion for the chimps he knows so intimately truly makes him the Jane Goodall Institute’s “Chimp Champion.”

JGI Celebrates World Water Day!

Water is one of the world’s most important natural resources. As such, the Jane Goodall Institute (JGI) is providing local people access to clean water by renovating contaminated water supplies, constructing wells, protecting natural springs, improving sanitation, and preserving valuable forest watersheds.

Dr. Goodall Meets Queen Elizabeth II

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

JGI Celebrates 35th Anniversary!

On Saturday, February 25, 2012, the Jane Goodall Institute (JGI) turned 35!

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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.