Jane Speaks Out About Slain Lion

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Famous Cartoonist Pledges Support to Roots & Shoots

Starting today, individuals around the globe, can find Dan Piraro’s “Devolution” appearing on T-shirts for sale through a time-limited campaign. Proceeds from the sale of these T-shirts will benefit Jane Goodall’s Roots & Shoots. Syndicated cartoonist Dan Piraro and his artist assistant and colorist Christy Higgans are two individuals who embrace the Roots & Shoots mission that every individual can make a major impact on the world.

Make a Difference: Dr. Jane Goodall

Stunning new video narrated by Dr. Jane Goodall. With special thanks to award-winning director Steve Gordon of Untitled Films.


Jane Goodall’s Roots & Shoots, the youth program of the Jane Goodall Institute, will run its free online professional development course from June 29 – August 2, 2015.
WASHINGTON, D.C. (June 22, 2015) – Registration is now open for the 2nd annual Jane Goodall’s Roots & Shoots’ summer online course, Turning Learners Into Leaders: Empowering Youth Through Service in Education. New this year, Dr.

Jane Honored as Conservationist of the Year

On Sunday, June 7th at a private event in Stockholm, The Perfect World Foundation honored Jane with the “The Fragile Rhino” prize along with naming her conservationist of the year for 2015. The founders of The Perfect World Foundation, Ragnhild and Lars Jacobsson presented the award to Jane, who received it with representatives from the Jane Goodall Institute Sweden.

Jane in the News

Jane’s life has greatly changed since her days at Gombe studying chimpanzees. Instead of spending time below the forest canopy with the chimps, she now spends much of her time in lecture venues, hotels, and airports, hopping around from one destination to another to spread her message of hope and inspire millions to make the world a better place. At 81, Jane is a road warrior, traveling nearly 300 days worldwide each year since 1986, with a mission to educate people that we must act NOW if we want to save the planet and animals we love so much.

Jane Goodall's 2015 Earth Day Message

Starting today, in honor of Earth Day, is matching all donations through April 30, up to $20,000. Dr. Jane took the Google Doodle Earth Day quiz and found out that her animal is the Whooping Crane! Like the Whooping Crane, chimpanzees, the species Dr. Goodall has studied for more than five decades, are also endangered.

Jane Goodall's New Year's Message

Happy New Year to all my friends and supporters – JGI and Roots & Shoots family around the world.

Dr. Jane Goodall Receives the 2014 Exemplar Award

At a private dinner in Atlanta on Friday night, Dr. Goodall was honored with the 2014 Exemplar Award from the Captain Planet Foundation, finishing out her nearly 12 month lecture tour around the globe. The award recognizes a real life environmental superhero, an individual who demonstrates extraordinary environmental stewardship, helping to protect and preserve the natural world and to make this place we call home a better place for everyone and everything.

2014 International Day of Peace

Each year Dr. Jane Goodall celebrates the United Nations International Day of Peace at the United Nations headquarters in New York City. And each year hundreds of thousands of youth involved in the Jane Goodall Institute's global youth program, Roots & Shoots, join in the celebration, taking their message of peace and hope into their local communities. This video is a compliation of peace day celebrations from around the world and how each Jane Goodall Institute office celebrated this special day in their own country.
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This is the story of Mugu Moja, a young juvenile chimpanzee.