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ANIMAL PLANET’S R.O.A.R. MATCHING CAMPAIGN RETURNS WITH “30 DAYS TO R.O.A.R.”

-- Total R.O.A.R. Donations to Surpass $1 Million During Campaign --
 
(Silver Spring, MD) — Beginning Monday, October 14, Animal Planet’s non-profit initiative (NPO), R.O.A.R. (Reach Out. Act. Respond.) launches the third annual matching campaign to raise funds for seven participating R.O.A.R. partners. This year’s focus on “30 Days to R.O.A.R.” again provides partners with the opportunity to receive dollar-for-dollar matching contributions on consumer donations up to $100,000.

2013 U.S. Fall Lecture Tour: Jane's visit to East Carolina University

It’s certainly been an exciting fall for Jane! After receiving an honorary degree at University of St Andrews in Scotland, she headed to New York City to take part in the UN International Day of Peace, the International Women’s Earth and Climate Initiative Summit, and the Humane Education Conference. 

Jane's Appearance with Vandana Shiva at the International Women's Earth and Climate Summit

Dr. Goodall and Vandana Shiva will presented at The International Women's Earth & Climate Summit on September 20, 2013 in Suffern, NY. This Summit brought 100 global women leaders including grassroots activists, economists, scientists, businesswomen, Indigenous leaders, policy-makers, faith leaders and culture-shapers to help further a women’s climate action agenda.
 

Jane Goodall, International Day of Peace 2013

Jane Goodall's message at the Education for Peace event commemorating the International Day of Peace 2013.

From CNN: Time for sanity on climate change, Goodall and Shiva tell Amanpour

Last week, during her recent stop in New York, and the International Women's Earth and Climate Summit, Dr. Goodall met with Dr. Vandana Shiva and CNN's Christiane Amanpour to discuss climate change, with special emphasis on the IPCC's recent report on the impact of human activity on it. Among her other remarks, Dr. Goodall specifically discussed her passion for empowering young people, and the Jane Goodall Institute's global environmental and humanitarian youth program, Jane Goodall's Roots & Shoots.

Dr. Goodall Speaks on Behalf of African Elephant Conservation and Joins Call to End Poaching at Clinton Global Initiative Annual Meeting

 

 

Last week Dr. Goodall attended the Clinton Global Initiative's (CGI) annual meeting to speak on behalf of elephant conservation and the impact of poaching on their populations. Voice of America's, Adam Phillips captured Dr. Goodall's opening remarks which introduced an announcement of new a collaboration titled, "Partnership to Save Africa's Elephants."

 

Click the the play button below to hear Dr. Goodall's remarks.

 

Press Release: President Clinton, Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, and Chelsea Clinton Emphasize Optimism and Action on Closing Day of 2013 Clinton Global Initiative Annual Meeting

September 26, 2013 
 
At ninth CGI Annual Meeting, members made over 160 new Commitments to Action, expected to impact nearly 22.2 million people and valued at more than $10.8 billion. To date, nearly 2,500 commitments have been made, improving the lives of over 430 million people in more than 180 countries.

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

Watch how the Jane Goodall Institute uses mapping technology on mobile devices for forest monitoring and chimpanzee conservation.

International Travel: Jane receives an honorary degree from University of St Andrews in Scotland!

Last Friday, Jane was one of 17 inspiring individuals on site to receive an honorary degree at the University of St Andrews in Scotland. The day was filled with excitement as the event marked the celebration of the university’s 600th anniversary. You can read a press release about the event here

Dr. Goodall's Message for the 2013 International Day of Peace

In this video message, Dr. Jane Goodall, founder of the Jane Goodall Institute and UN Messenger of Peace, discusses "Education for Peace," the 2013 theme for the United Nations International Day of Peace; the importance of equal access to education for all people around the world; and how Jane Goodall's Roots & Shoots, the Jane Goodall Institute's global education and service-learning program promotes peace and harmony among people, animals and the environment.

 

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