U.S. Ambassador Visits Environmental Conservation Projects in Kigoma Region and Commemorates Earth Day
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!
Water is one of the world’s most important natural resources. As such, the Jane Goodall Institute (JGI) is providing local people access to clean water by renovating contaminated water supplies, constructing wells, protecting natural springs, improving sanitation, and preserving valuable forest watersheds.
For centuries, medicinal plants used by traditional healers have been at the heart of health care in Tanzania. Today, this is largely because most of the population cannot afford the high price of imported drugs. Sadly, indigenous medical knowledge and the forests where many medicinal plants are found are disappearing at an alarming rate.
On Saturday, February 25, 2012, the Jane Goodall Institute (JGI) turned 35!
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.
The board and staff of the Jane Goodall Institute (JGI) are deeply saddened by the passing of Nobel laureate and Kenyan conservationist Dr. Wangari Maathai, a longtime friend of the Institute and a member of Jane Goodall’s International Advisory Council.
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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.