Jane visited Belgium last week as part of her Gombe 50 tour of Europe. While there she made a very special visit to the European Parliament (EP) in Brussels. The European Parliament is the directly elected parliamentary institution of the European Union, and is the second largest democratic electorate in the world with 736 officials serving as members of the Parliament.
At a time when many animal species are at a crossroads, around the globe, passionate individuals and groups are dedicating themselves to ensuring a hopeful future for species threatened with extinction. Their stories are the ones that Dr. Jane tells in her most recent book, Hope for Animals and Their World.
Jane Goodall has taught the world more about chimpanzees than anyone else in the world. Her dream to study our closest relatives began in 1960 in Gombe Park, Tanzania, and she continues her work to save them today. Produced for the 2010 Jane Goodall Institute Global Leadership Awards by our Social Responsibility awardee The National Geographic Society .
Aidan Asekenye, education officer of the Jane Goodall Institute (JGI)-Uganda, recently presented at the 20th International Zoo and Aquarium Educators’ (IZE) Conference. The conference, which was themed “Connecting Children to Nature,” highlighted activities around the world that are educating youth about the environment and bringing them in direct contact with nature.
Dr. Jane Goodall gives a message of peace for the 2010 Roots & Shoots International Day of Peace on September 19, 2010
An interview with Angelina Jolie upon the release of the new feature-length documentary film "Jane's Journey"
On May 20, 2010 Dave Matthews & Tim Reynolds performed a sold-out benefit concert on behalf of the Jane Goodall Institute in Washington, DC.
Young women in Uganda are 9 times more likely than young men to contract HIV, making it critical that they have access to information about HIV/AIDS and to reproductive health services.