Monday, 13 August 2018 / Published in Africa Programs, Gombe, JGI Australia, News
Together with our partner Raw Africa Eco-Tours, we are offering a trip of a lifetime. This 14 day adventure through Uganda includes visits to Jane Goodall Institute programs, get the chance to see an array of African wildlife like chimpanzees, gorillas, hippos, rhinos, lions and more. The trip includes all transfers, transport, accommodation (9 nights
It’s that exciting time of the year again when Dr Jane Goodall joins young Roots & Shoots delegates from around the world at Windsor! Over the week, at St George’s House in Windsor Castle, the delegates will share perspectives and collaborate on action plans to address sustainability issues when they return home. Our very own
Monday, 30 July 2018 / Published in JGI Australia, News
We are delighted to share the news that our CEO, Nancy Moloney, is adding another member to the Jane Goodall Institute Australia family! Nancy is going on maternity leave shortly and whist she will remain on the Board during her year’s leave, we have welcomed James Forbes as our Interim CEO. James has more than
Wednesday, 25 July 2018 / Published in Conservation, News, Roots & Shoots
This term our R&S campaign is Habitat Protection, with a focus on sustainable palm oil. Most people know about the devastating effect the commercial palm oil industry has had on orangutan, tiger, and elephant populations in Southeast Asia, but did you know that palm oil now threatens African great apes too? Join us this term
Friday, 20 July 2018 / Published in JGI Australia, News, Roots & Shoots
Bill (pictured left above) is one of our dedicated volunteers working for the Roots and Shoots Program. Roots & Shoots is a global, youth led program supporting local conservation projects. Bill has a dual role being both the National Coordinator for the Roots & Shoots Program and the State Coordinator for Western Australia. He is
Wednesday, 18 July 2018 / Published in Chimp Updates, News
We are thrilled to share that the inaugural World Chimpanzee Day on 14 July was a worldwide success! The hashtag #WorldChimpanzeeDay was used thousands of times and the campaign reached millions of people around the globe. Closer to home, JGIA and our partners held WCD events across Australia including JGIA’s Climb for Chimps in NSW
Sunday, 08 July 2018 / Published in Africa Programs, News
  We are proud to be able to give orphaned and rescued chimps like Motambo, Kabi and Wounda a second chance at life at JGI’s Tchimpounga Chimpanzee Rehabilitation Centre. But there is so much more involved in protecting chimpanzees from extinction. What about wild chimpanzee populations? Wild chimp populations have declined by 70% since the turn of the century,
Following on our fantastic Thumbs up for Turtles plastic-free campaign in Term 2, we are excited to see all the buzz around reducing waste and plastic continuing this month. Firstly it was of course #PlasticFreeJuly and in case you haven’t heard, the ABC’s War on Waste is back on TV on Tuesday evenings. We are