Friday, 30 November 2018 / Published in Jane, JGI Australia, News
Many of you will already have received the exciting announcement that Dr Jane will once again be visiting Australia in May 2019. We’ll soon launch a page on our website that will contain key information about the tour as it comes to hand. In the meantime, you will be able to find details about where Jane
Monday, 26 November 2018 / Published in News, Roots & Shoots
JGIA teamed up with Cool Australia to develop 15 highly Australian Curriculum integrated primary school lessons for K-6. The lessons include over 60 interesting resources and fun activities.   Lessons were officially launched on November 22, 2018! Please share this exciting news with teachers so they know how to access these amazing free resources.  Today, Dr
Tuesday, 20 November 2018 / Published in Africa Programs, News
Two Australians, Shona Elliot-Kerr and Leigh Findlay, have been providing support to the JGI Spain office that runs projects in Senegal and Guinea. JGI Spain have provided us with a detailed report on projects being undertaken and the need they have for funding to continue this important work with chimpanzee subspecies of Western Africa (Pan troglodytes
Sunday, 18 November 2018 / Published in News, Roots & Shoots
Jane Goodall’s Roots & Shoots program in Australia has partnered with Cool Australia to deliver 15 primary school lesson plans with some 60 resources and around 100 minutes of content. The lessons are integrated into the Australian curriculum in a fun and educational format that teaches young people about the work of Dr Jane Goodall
Monday, 05 November 2018 / Published in Conservation, News
Palm oil has received a lot of attention in the last few weeks, and we are proud to say that a member of our JGIA team, Natasha Coutts, has been plugged in representing JGI in the Australasian Responsible Palm Oil Network. Recently, there was a vote on the new Principles and Criteria for the Roundtable
Wednesday, 24 October 2018 / Published in Africa Programs, Jane, Jane's Research, News
(London UK) October 9, 2018 –With the imminent publication of Horizon Scan, a ground-breaking report that, for the first time, identifies and prioritizes the most urgent issues fueling wildlife trafficking, and as delegates gather for the Illegal Wildlife Trade Conference in London, UK, the Jane Goodall Institute (JGI) announces the launch of the ForeverWild campaign
Recently members of the Roots & Shoots and National Youth Leadership Council (NYLC) met in Melbourne to develop the strategic plan for Roots & Shoots. In addition to the State Coordinators from WA (Bill Waterer), Victoria (Sarah Triolo), Queensland (Peta Wilson) and New South Wales (K-Lynn Smith), members of the NYLC met to discuss the
Saturday, 13 October 2018 / Published in Conservation, JGI Australia, News
You can help save chimpanzees simply by recycling your old phone. How do old phones help chimpanzees? The mining of coltan poses a substantial threat to African great apes. Coltan is a mineral used in electronics. Mining results in the clearing of habitat in coltan-rich areas such as the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) where