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Crowdfunding Success - JGI Raises Funds for Herbal Medicine Project

This spring, JGI successfully completed its first crowdfunding campaign for Jane Goodall’s Roots & Shoots in Tanzania, raising over $16,000 via Pozible. The project aims to engage students from Sokoine Primary School in a study of local plants found in a nearby forest reserve. 
 
Having protected the forest reserve for a number of years now, the students are eager to spread information about the medicinal benefit of plants found in the forest.

Recent Research Conducted at Gombe Sheds Light on Chimpanzee Psychology

The innovative research carried out at the Jane Goodall Institute’s (JGI) Gombe Stream Research Center in Tanzania is famous for enlightening humans about the behaviour of chimpanzees.
 
However, this research is often useful in providing researchers insight to the psychology behind many human behaviors as well.

Jane's Statement on Intensive Farming Video

After watching a six minute clip on worldwide food production, Dr. Goodall lends her voice on why intensive farming is harmful to both our environment and the suffering animals. Read Jane's full statement below.

Livestream: Go Wild with Jane Goodall in Panama

On November 15, 2013, during the Spotlight for Biocultural Leadership week with Dr. Jane Goodall, the 38 contest winners, their guiding teachers, and judges enjoyed an afternoon with Dr. Jane Goodall.
 
The afternoon began with project setup, followed by a conversation between Dr. Jane Goodall and the 38 kids, viewing of the projects, a talk by Dr. Jane Goodall, the certificate ceremony, and finalized with a private talk between Dr.

2014 All Saints Church

"Sowing the Seeds of Hope" by Dr. Jane Goodall. 

Jane's Statement on PETA's 98% Human Video

After seeing this animated video by PETA, Dr. Goodall lends her voice on why using chimpanzees in entertainment or keeping them as pets is damaging to their personalities and overall well-being.

Making a Difference: Jane Goodall's Roots & Shoots

Produced by National Geographic Television, this short video highlights Jane Goodall's Roots & Shoots, the global youth program of the Jane Goodall Institute which was founded by Dr. Jane Goodall and a group of Tanzanian students in 1991.

Jane's Statement on Steve Cutts's Animated Video "Man"

See how we have harmed the planet in what Dr. Goodall calls, “a clever cartoon that provides a chilling commentary of our selfish behavior.” Read more of Jane’s thoughts and watch this animated video created by Steve Cutts.

Hotel Decorates Lobby in Honor of Jane's Birthday and New Book

Last month, Dr. Goodall continued on to New York City after a very successful fundraiser for her 80th birthday in San Francisco and the launch of her new book, “Seeds of Hope:  Wisdom and Wonder from the World of Plants”
 
In honor of the release of her book, Dr. Goodall’s long time friends, Suzanne and James Knowles, the owners of the Roger Smith Hotel in New York City, decorated the entire lobby with plant and floral themed artwork.
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Saving Chimps From Snares (Graphic Images)!

This is the story of Mugu Moja, a young juvenile chimpanzee.