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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. 

 

More @ abc* Continuity Forum.

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.

Live stream Event: Dr. Jane Goodall & Dr. Roger Payne in Patagonia, Argentina

Broadcasted live from the Hilton Hotel in Buenos Aires, watch the first time Dr. Jane Goodall meets Dr. Roger Payne, a man who changed our understanding of whales and how they communicate with each other. Goodall and Payne have a lot in common: Both are responsible for more than 50 years of animal behavior research, have appeared in National Geographic, founded a non-profit organization to support their passion, have led global conservation efforts and have achieved high recognition in their field of study.

ABC Foundation Announces the Program for the 2013 Continuity Forum

President Fernando Henrique Cardoso, Larry Summers, Buzz Aldrin, David Axelrod, Jane Goodall, and Arianna Huffington, Join Social Entrepreneurship Leaders from Ashoka to Address Critical Issues Across the Americas.

Miami, FL – October 17, 2013: Today, the Americas Business Council Foundation (abc*) announced its featured speakers and the 21 leading organizations from the Ashoka network that will present new initiatives and vie for funding at the 2013 Continuity Forum, to be held in Miami Beach on November 6th and 7th.
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