In Uganda, the Jane Goodall Institute (JGI)  increases the capacity of local ecoguards and government employees to manage protected areas; engages local communities in land-use and natural resource-use planning; promotes sustainable livelihoods; and educates students about wildlife and the importance of healthy ecosystems. Uganda is estimated to contain about 5,000 chimpanzees.  Habitat loss for agriculture and logging; hunting as a result of human-wildlife conflicts; the spread of disease between apes and humans; and a lack of income generating opportunities for humans pose the greatest threats to chimpanzees in the country.

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Super Kodo Enviro Kid's Videos

Check out this video about JGI's latest crowd funding effort for seven new episodes of its popular environmental education series for kids.

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Saving Chimps From Snares (Graphic Images)!

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