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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.


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE      February 15, 2012

        Contact:  Shawn Sweeney
        Phone:    203.837.3260
        Email:      ssweeney@janegoodall.org


Just in time for GRAMMY's®: Jane's Playlist

In light of the GRAMMY's® on Sunday, the Jane Goodall Institute (JGI) wanted to share Dr. Goodall's favorite playlist.


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.


Great Wildlife in Our Own Backyards

Interested in meeting JGI's Bill Wallauer and learning more about rare birds?  Travel with the Jane Goodall Institute, Bill Wallauer and acclaimed natural history writer Scott Weidensaull to witness the largest concentration of sandhilll cranes!  This extraordinary adventure in Kearney, Nebraska, takes place

Conservation and Animal Welfare Groups Submit Comments Urging the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to Increase Protections for Chimpanzees


Conservation and Animal Welfare Groups Submit Comments Urging the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to Increase Protections for Chimpanzees

More than 50,000 people join numerous experts in voicing support

Dr. Goodall Featured on "Rock Center with Brian Williams"

On Monday, January 30, Dr. Goodall was prominently featured in a segment on NBC's "Rock Center with Brian Williams" discussing chimpanzees and biomedical research. This is an issue of great importance to Dr. Goodall and the Institute. You can learn more about our efforts in this area by checking out some key news stories on the topic:

JGI Hails Paradigm Shift in Chimpanzee Research―Calls for Transparency

Alamogordo Chimpanzee Move Postponed

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.

60 Minutes to Rebroadcast Jane Goodall Interview Jan. 22

This Sunday’s 60 MINUTES will include the October 2010 interview with Dr.

Dr. Goodall Speaks at Climate Change Conference

On December 7, 2011, Dr. Jane Goodall spoke at a high-level event at the UN Climate Change Conference (COP 17) held in Durban, South Africa.

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