Press Room

The Jane Goodall Institute's (JGI) Press Room is a place for journalists and the public to learn more about the history and work of Dr. Jane Goodall and JGI. JGI continues Dr. Goodall’s pioneering research on chimpanzee behavior—research that transformed scientific perceptions of the relationship between humans and animals. Today, the Institute is a global leader in the effort to protect chimpanzees and their habitats. It also is widely recognized for establishing innovative community-centered conservation and development programs in Africa, and the Roots & Shoots global environmental and humanitarian youth program, which has groups in more than 120 countries.

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June 30, 2011

Event Celebrates Culmination of New Partnership and Program to Educate Sixth- and Seventh-Grade Students About Biodiversity/Digital Media

For the first time, a new endangered species educational program, Biodiversity Quest, has been developed for sixth- and seventh-grade students to support their exploration of Chicago’s free ...

May 22, 2011

In honor of yesterday’s United Nations International Day for Biological Diversity, please join the Jane Goodall Institute (JGI) in celebrating our world’s natural beauty and diversity.

Since 1994, JGI has been protecting and restoring globally important ecosystems that support local communities, as well as chimpanzees and other endangered species. JGI’s innovative...

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Wounda's Journey

Watch her enjoy her new home at the Tchimpounga Chimpanzee Rehabilitation Center in the Republic of Congo.

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Saving Chimps From Snares (Graphic Images)!

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