Saturday, 15 September 2018 / Published in News, Roots & Shoots
Using a Roots & Shoots approach, Athol Road Primary School in Victoria converted an unused area of their school into a sustainable wetland, complete with native wildlife. An area of unused land in the school was identified as the perfect opportunity for a student-led project that would benefit animals, people and/or the environment (APE). The
Thursday, 30 August 2018 / Published in Africa Programs, News, Research
This month our Africa Programs Coordinator, Natasha Coutts, attended the 27th International Primatological Society Congress in Nairobi, Kenya. Natasha presented some preliminary results from her ongoing research on the social behaviour and ecology of the chimpanzees in Nyungwe National Park, Rwanda. These chimpanzees live at the highest known altitude for the species, which presents unique
Saturday, 25 August 2018 / Published in News, Roots & Shoots
This is the story of an 11-year-old girl inspired by Dr. Jane Goodall to write a book for a science project. Paola Ion from Subiaco Primary School contacted the Roots and Shoots Program and asked us for help with her project, which was provided by our R&S National Coordinator in Perth, Mr. Bill Waterer. Paola
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