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Dr Jane at the Sofia Science Festival, Bulgaria

On the 15th May, Dr Jane gave a talk at the 2021 Sofia Science Festival on the topic “Why I have hope for a better tomorrow”. She spoke about her early years in Gombe; the challenges she faced; the amazing chimpanzees and why we must protect our closest animal relative; the damage that humans have […]

Dr Jane Goodall Receives 2021 Templeton Prize – the biggest single Award of her 60-Year career

Pennsylvania, USA, May 20, 2021 – Dr. Jane Goodall, DBE, founder of the Jane Goodall Institute, UN Messenger of Peace and world-renowned ethologist and conservationist, whose ground-breaking discoveries changed humanity’s understanding of its role in the natural world, was announced as the winner of the 2021 Templeton Prize. The Templeton Prize, valued at over $1.5 million, is […]

Mark your calendar for the JGI’s Silent Auction 2021

Last year the pandemic prevented us from organising many physical fundraising events which, in turn, gave birth to the Silent Auction. The positive feedback from 2020 encouraged us to continue collecting funds for our work and projects with special exhibits from the Jane Goodall Community. Your help is needed! The Jane Goodall Institutes from Austria, […]

Don’t miss out: Request your free Hanson box now!

We were so pleased that you enjoyed the first set of Local Safari books which we created in partnership with the Don Hanson Charitable Foundation and sent to 20,000 schools last year in the 2020 Hanson Box (our 2020 launch). We are delighted to announce that this year, we are creating two new resources to send to thousands […]

Jane Goodall’s Roots & Shoots Celebrates a six-year partnership with Montessori Group

May 2021 We are delighted to announce the start of an exciting six-year partnership with the Montessori Group.  Through the great vision of Maria Montessori, they have led the way in a highly valued holistic approach to children’s education from an early age complimenting the Roots & Shoots values of educating, inspiring and taking action […]

Help us Connect the Change!

The 22nd April 2021 is Earth Day – the day we celebrate our beautiful planet, and come together to do all we can to protect it. The day is all about highlighting, focussing and connecting our efforts to address the global problems we face, like pollution, climate change and habitat loss. 2021 is also the […]