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Let’s make some rainbows

When times are sad and difficult, it can be hard to have hope. But hope is a powerful, wonderful thing and it can get us through. Dr Jane Goodall talks a lot about hope. It what drives her on, encouraging, inspiring and empowering one of her main reasons for hope – young people. We are […]

Beautiful birdsong and the dawn chorus

It’s impossible not to have noticed how loud and beautiful bird song is at the moment. It’s a sound often compared to a natural symphony, where the instruments are the birds themselves, each singing a completely unique and individual tune that blends into a sound that soothes the soul. What is the dawn chorus? Dawn […]

Join Dr. Jane for a virtual reading of ‘Me…Jane’!

It’s the best part of the week! Join Dr. Jane for a virtual reading of ‘Me…Jane’! Patrick McDonnell (author of MUTTS) tells the story of the young Jane Goodall and her special childhood toy chimpanzee named Jubilee. As the young Jane observes the natural world around her with wonder, she dreams of “a life living […]

Premiere: ‘Jane Goodall: The Hope’

On Earth Day, April 22nd, join us and tune in for the world broadcast premiere of ‘Jane Goodall: The Hope’ at 8pm on National Geographic channel (Sky, Virgin, BT) and streaming on Disney+. This new documentary moves past Jane the scientist and showcases Dr. Goodall’s life as an activist and conservationist. From her work to end […]

Happy Birthday Dr Jane!

Dear Members, To create a better world for all living things is the greatest gift we can give to our Founder. On April 3, Jane turns the grand age of 86 years. In the 60 years since her arrival at Gombe National Park to study chimpanzees, Jane not only showed the urgent need to protect chimpanzees […]

Useful and fun ways to up-cycle in your home

We throw away or send for recycling hundreds of tonnes of rubbish every week. The more we recycle, the less ends up in landfill, polluting the landscape and environment. But even better than recycling is to reuse or up-cycle as much as you can in the first place! Up-cycling can be fun, it can be […]