Wednesday, 20 January 2021 / Published in Hopecast, Jane, News
A scientist turned global activist and an internationally acclaimed rockstar walk into a podcast…This is episode 2 of the Jane Goodall Hopecast! (check out episode one here). Dr. Jane Goodall and Dave Matthews have been friends for many years (having shared many a good talks over whiskey), and though they may seem an unlikely pair,
The Jane Goodall Institute Australia (JGIA) expresses its heartfelt condolences to the families, friends, and colleagues of six rangers killed (and the seventh injured) while on patrol in Virunga National Park (Democratic Republic of Congo) on the morning of Sunday 10 January 2021. The second attack in less than a year, 17 rangers were also
Monday, 11 January 2021 / Published in Conservation, Hopecast, Jane, News
Hope is a word that often gets used in important speeches, in critical moments, in Star Wars films, and in our darkest hours – but what is hope? There are many explanations for the word, including from the late Old English hopa ‘confidence in the future,’ or from c. 1200 as ‘expectation of something desired;’
Tuesday, 14 July 2020 / Published in Africa Programs, Chimp Updates, Gombe, Jane, News, Press Releases
On this day, sixty years ago, world famous animal behavior expert and conservationist, Dr. Jane Goodall, founder of the Jane Goodall & UN Messenger of Peace, first stepped foot in what is now Gombe National Park to begin her pioneering study of the wild chimpanzees. Now, six decades later, having become recognized as Guinness World
Friday, 10 July 2020 / Published in News, Roots & Shoots
Know a young person with a great idea to benefit animals, people and our environment? Roots & Shoots’ annual Mini Grants program is open now, where members can win upto $500 towards their change-making project. Roots & Shoots Manager, Abbie Mitchell, writes about 2019’s winner, Annagrove Public School, to show how a mini grant could
Wednesday, 08 July 2020 / Published in News, Roots & Shoots
Want to make change in your local area for animals, people or our environment? Up to $500 is available to Roots & Shoots members with a positive project idea this spring – thanks to our annual Mini Grants program. But, what if you don’t know where to start with your application? Our Roots & Shoots
Thursday, 04 June 2020 / Published in Conservation, Coronavirus, Jane, News
World Environment Day 2020 message from Dr. Jane Goodall
“On World Environment Day and I want us to reflect on this day – as indeed we should be reflecting on every day – that our disrespect of the environment has led to some major problems. First of all, it’s completely crazy to think that we can have unlimited economic development on a planet with
Thursday, 30 April 2020 / Published in Africa Programs, News, Statement, Wildlife Trade
The Chief Executive Officer of The Jane Goodall Institute Australia (JGIA), James Forbes, joins fellow conservationists worldwide to condemn the vile killing of 13 employees of the Congolese Institute for the Conservation of Nature (ICCN), plus four civilians, near the headquarters of the Virunga National Park, Democratic Republic of Congo last week. “As with Tchimpounga
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