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FAQs with Jane: What can kids do to make a difference?

Dr. Jane hopes that young people all over the world will join Jane Goodall’s Roots & Shoots, the Jane Goodall Institute’s global environmental and humanitarian youth program. Today, there are hundreds of thousands of Roots & Shoots members in more than 130 countries working to improve the world for people, animals and the environment. If you are interested in learning more about Roots & Shoots and how you can get involved, please visit rootsandshoots.org.

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.

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.

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.
Now in its third year, the C

2013 Latin America Lecture Tour: Jane Receives Diploma in Argentina

This week, after a successful fall tour in the United States and Canada, Jane headed to Latin America. Over the next five weeks, she will travel to six counties, spreading her message of hope and meeting with young people involved in Jane Goodall’s Roots & Shoots. Many of her events will be broadcast via livestream, so be sure to check out our event page for more information. 

2013 U.S. Fall Lecture Tour: Jane Visits the West Coast

This October, after a short stop in Toronto, Canada, Jane made her way to the San Francisco Bay Area for a number of inspiring events. Her visit began with a lecture to staff at Clif Bar & Company about sustainable food practices and the importance of conservation. Prior to her remarks, Jane met with the company’s founders, Gary Erickson and Kit Crawford, and Kevin Cleary, the company’s chief executive officer, for a tour of the Clif Bar facility.

2013 U.S. Fall Lecture Tour: Jane's visit to East Carolina University

It’s certainly been an exciting fall for Jane! After receiving an honorary degree at University of St Andrews in Scotland, she headed to New York City to take part in the UN International Day of Peace, the International Women’s Earth and Climate Initiative Summit, and the Humane Education Conference. 

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