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!
On Saturday, February 25, 2012, the Jane Goodall Institute (JGI) turned 35!
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
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.
Threats to chimpanzees in Tanzania include unsustainable agriculture, fuel wood extraction, logging, expansion of human settlements, disease and a growing problem of hunting for bushmeat and witchcraft.
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s Great Ape Conservation Fund will help JGI and partners develop strategies designed to abate the most critical threats to chimpanzees and their habitats. These will include strategies to:
Background / Issues:
The project, which involves a variety of leading public and private partners, received a three-year, $2.7 million (USD) grant from the Royal Norwegian Embassy in Tanzania.
The Wild West Project is a collaboration between the Jane Goodall Institute (JGI) and Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) to support biodiversity conservation and improve natural resource management in northern and western Uganda.
The Wild West Project:
The overarching goal of the Gombe-Masito-Ugalla (GMU) Program is to conserve biodiversity and protect and restore wildlife habitat in critical ecosystems in western Tanzania.