Monday, 08 January 2018 / Published in News
When I saw the photographs of Wounda, as she came to the (JGI’s Tchimpounga) sanctuary, I didn’t see how she could have possibly have lived. And it was thanks to Rebeca (Dr. Rebeca Atencia, head of JGI Congo & Tchimpounga), entirely thanks to Rebeca, that she survived. – Dr. Jane Goodall As Dr. Jane Goodall
Thursday, 07 December 2017 / Published in News
In a hall at Windsor Castle, that once apparently held Shakespeare and Queen Elizabeth, the 1st, our young Roots & Shoots groups from around the globe met earlier this month to discuss how they can make their world a better place. We were very pleased to have Asha Mortel, one of our dedicated R&S NYLC members, represent JGIA
Friday, 01 December 2017 / Published in News
Chimpanzees in the wild today face serious threats such as illegal commercial bush-meat poaching, habitat loss and destruction, infectious diseases and exotic pet trade. When the orphaned infants arrive at the Jane Goodall Institute’s Tchimpounga Chimpanzee Rebilitation Center in the Republic of Congo, they are often distressed, traumatised, injured, sick or malnourished. As Jane says, “When you meet
Friday, 01 December 2017 / Published in News
Do you, or a young person you know, have a project on animals, people or the environment in your community that needs funding? We are excited to announce the launch of our R&S Mini Grants Program! You are now able to apply online for a $250 or $500 grant to help fund your R&S project
Friday, 01 December 2017 / Published in News
There have been some big changes to the JGIA family recently. We are very pleased to announce the arrival of two new team members, Srima McQuillan and David Rak. David joins us as our Accountant and has an extensive background in finance and management with companies such as Laerdal, GlaxoSmithKline and Tupperware. He enjoys golfing
Friday, 01 December 2017 / Published in News
Palm oil is linked to rapid loss of biodiversity when produced unsustainably. It is found in at least 50% of packaged foods at the supermarket but is mostly hidden under the guise of ‘vegetable oil’ or other names. Many Australians are unaware that this hidden product is contributing to extreme environmental destruction and putting the
Friday, 01 December 2017 / Published in News
As always, we like to share stories of Jane in the news and this month there was no shortage! Of course it was hard to miss her lovely face once again on the cover of National Geographic magazine. The feature covered the new documentary JANE, which will be showing in Australia in 2018, and we will
Wednesday, 01 November 2017 / Published in News
As another wonderful year at JGIA draws to a close, we would like to warmly invite you to join us at the Jane Goodall Institute Australia 2017 Annual General Meeting (AGM). The meeting will be held 10am-12pm on November 15 in Melbourne and attendees are welcome via video/teleconference or in person. Please find the invite here and RSVP by Friday 10th November or