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FAQs with Jane: What can kids do to make a difference?

Dr. Jane hopes that young people all over the world will join Jane Goodall’s Roots & Shoots, the Jane Goodall Institute’s global environmental and humanitarian youth program. Today, there are hundreds of thousands of Roots & Shoots members in more than 130 countries working to improve the world for people, animals and the environment. If you are interested in learning more about Roots & Shoots and how you can get involved, please visit rootsandshoots.org.

Join Jane for the JGI's Annual Sandhill Crane Migration Trip

In her 2009 book Hope for Animals and Their World, Dr. Jane Goodall looks at species that have been brought back from the brink of extinction, including Nebraska’s famous sandhill cranes.

Youth Council Launches New US National Parks Initiative

Initiative includes video contest for grants to support projects that protect wildlife and wild places.
 
This week, the National Youth Leadership Council (NYLC) of Jane Goodall’s Roots & Shoots, JGI’s global environmental and humanitarian youth program, launched a new US-based initiative seeking to protect the country’s network of national parks.

Tchimpounga Receives Support from JGI Offices in Europe

Recently, several European offices of the Jane Goodall Institute (JGI) including the Austria, Belgium, Germany, Hungary, Netherlands and Switzerland worked collaboratively to support JGI’s Tchimpounga Chimpanzee Rehabilitation Center in the Republic of Congo through each of their Chimpanzee Guardian Programs. After securing three islands in the Kouilou River for the next phase of our sanctuary build out, the staff at Tchimpounga have been working tirelessly to advance expansion efforts while still maintaining day to day operations.

Dr. Goodall Receives an Honorary Degree from Trinity College in Dublin

Last month closed an exciting chapter in Dr. Goodall’s whirlwind year, with a special visit to Dublin. Jane has received numerous awards and honorary degrees, but few people know just how many she has actually earned throughout her career. On December 6, during her trip to Dublin, Jane received her 47th honorary degree from Trinity College. 
 
Moving into 2014 will prove to be another very exciting year for Jane.

A Special Holiday Message from Dr. Jane Goodall

“Now is the season of 'good cheer' when people step back, take a few breaths, and spend time with family and friends.  I have at last arrived back at home in Bournemouth to be with my sister Judy, her daughter Pip, and her grandchildren, 14-year-old Alex and 13-year-old Nickolai. And, of course, the three dogs:  Charlie, Calie Grace and Henry Bean. We will then be joined by my granddaughter Angel with two friends from Tanzania, and Judy's other daughter, Emma, with her two dogs!

Jane Reflects on the Life and Legacy of Nelson Mandela

After learning of Nelson Mandela's death on December 5, Dr.

On The Future Of The Environment - Jane Goodall and Sylvia Earle at the abc* Continuity Forum

A conversation with two of the world's preeminent conservationists and research experts of the natural world moderated by Nicolas Ibarguen. 

 

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A Big ROAR of Thanks

Everyone at the Jane Goodall Institute (JGI) would like to say a big ‘thank you!’ to all those who donated to the Jane Goodall Institute during Animal Planet’s R.O.A.R. Campaign! 
 
Thanks to your help, the campaign was a tremendous success.  In only four weeks, we were able to raise over $62,000 through our Tchimpounga Expansion Project on GlobalGiving.org.
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