About JGI

The Jane Goodall Institute (JGI) is a global nonprofit focused on inspiring individual action to improve the understanding, welfare and conservation of great apes and to safeguard the planet we all share. Our mission is based in Dr. Jane Goodall’s belief that the well-being of our world relies on people taking an active interest in all living things.

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Each of us has the power to make a difference, and it is the mission of JGI to inspire action. JGI supports community-centered conservation throughout Africa’s Congo Basin, engaging with individual stakeholders to garner long-term conservation impact; additionally, we support young people in more than 130 countries across the globe as they work make positive change in their own communities. Our cutting-edge use of technology ties our high-impact conservation work in Africa to our citizen-science projects led by youth groups across the globe.

JGI’s multifaceted efforts- to protect great apes and their habitats, to improve human livelihoods, and to encourage the next generation to care for the world- creates an integrative approach to achieve Dr. Goodall’s vision of Earth as a place where people, animals, and the environment exist in sustainable harmony.





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