Friday, 18 May 2018 / Published in News
We are thrilled to announce that the Jane Goodall Institute Australia is one of the founding organisations leading the charge in launching the first ever World Chimpanzee Day on 14 July 2018. This day was chosen because it was the very day that Dr. Jane Goodall first set foot in what is now Gombe Stream
Tuesday, 15 May 2018 / Published in National Youth Leadership Council, News, Roots & Shoots
Have you seen the Thumbs Up For Turtles! campaign created by our amazing National Youth Leadership Council? The TUFT campaign is part of a global Roots & Shoots migration project initiated at the Global Roots & Shoots conference in Windsor, UK, in 2016. Conference attendees selected the critically endangered Hawksbill turtle as a flagship species
Saturday, 05 May 2018 / Published in Africa Programs, Gombe, News, Research
We are pleased to share that the construction of a new lab and office buildings at Gombe Stream Research Centre is complete. These facilities will continue to revolutionise JGI’s research and attract more world-class scientists for our collaborative work. To this day, the research team at Gombe continues long-term monitoring of chimpanzees using Dr Jane’s
Saturday, 28 April 2018 / Published in Jane, News
In case you missed this gorgeous photo and meeting of souls, Dr Jane had a fulfilling and passion-affirming time with Leonardo DiCaprio and Moby in LA this month. Leo and Moby are two of our other environmental heroes, who truly demonstrate what it means to live with intention and be a voice for others. As
Sunday, 22 April 2018 / Published in Jane, News
In honour of Earth Day 2018 on April 22nd, Dr Jane was featured on the daily Google Doodle! Earth Day, promoted by the Earth Day Network, is known as “the anniversary of the birth of the modern environmental movement.” Started in 1970 in the US, and globally in 1990, today the Earth Day Network calls
Saturday, 21 April 2018 / Published in National Youth Leadership Council, News, Roots & Shoots
It has been predicted that there will be more plastic than fish in the ocean by 2050. From Earth Day and continuing throughout Term 2, Jane Goodall’s Roots & Shoots Australia (R&S) and National Youth Leadership Council (NYLC) members will focus on ocean plastics and how our choices impact on our precious wildlife. With news
Thursday, 19 April 2018 / Published in News
In case you’re still looking for the perfect treats for Easter, please consider exchanging a chocolate Bunny for a chocolate Bilby. You can make a difference for this endangered and beloved Australian species by buying #BilbiesNotBunnies. Donate now to actively support vital recovery programs run by our friends at the Save the Bilby Fund. Can’t
Tuesday, 17 April 2018 / Published in JGI Australia, News
On April 16th, JGIA was proud to join in the March for Science Australia. In 2017, more than one million people around the world marched to defend science for the common good and its role in policy and society. In 2018, as many still deny or belittle the importance of science and its place in