The "F" family is one of the most well-known and well-loved families of the Gombe Stream Research Centre. Old Flo, the matriarch of the family, made possible some of Jane Goodall's early observations of infant development and family relations. Flo and her daughter Fifi have created a large, close-knit, and high-ranking family that has given Jane and other researchers a huge amount of data. We owe a great debt of thanks to this family.
1. Climb for Chimps Success! In case you missed the very exciting news, our JGIA Climb for Chimps team successfully summited Kilimanjaro this month! It was an immense physical and mental challenge for the climbers and though all did not quite reach the peak, in their words the experience left them “tired, but exuberant and
1. Dr Jane Goodall is Coming to Australia in 2017! We are thrilled to announce that in June 2017, Dr Jane Goodall will be returning to Australia! We are still working on the schedule, but Dr Jane’s visit will be full of inspiring events, Roots & Shoots gatherings and support for animals, people and our
1. Join #LabelMe and Vote for Palm Oil Labelling A big thank you to all the students across Australia who have been posting to social media or sending us their #LabelMe pictures. Through this campaign we are hoping to solve the problem of palm oil labelling. Currently palm oil can be labelled more than 200
1. The Countdown to Peace Day has Started! Our Peace Day image is courtesy of Fernando Turmo As a long standing UN Messenger of Peace, it’s no secret that Dr Jane Goodall’s favourite day of the year is the International Day of Peace and, much to Dr Jane’s delight, each year our celebrations in Australia