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‘SOS from the Kids’ on Britain’s Got Talent

We just loved seeing these young, compassionate and inspiring children on Britain’s Got Talent! SOS from the Kids are a children’ choir formed by brothers Sim and Noah Macaulay. Pre-teen Sim wrote the self-titled track SOS From The Kids after watching David Attenborough’s Climate Change – The Facts. With a little help from his mum Dorry […]

Going Underground on RT – Dr. Jane Goodall on Coronavirus: We Brought This on Ourselves by Disrespecting Nature!

On this episode of Going Underground, we speak to world-famous primatologist and conservationist Dr. Jane Goodall. She discusses how Coronavirus has been brought about by our disrespect of the natural world and animals, how poverty is at the centre of tackling climate change, stopping future pandemics and deforestation, how deforestation is increasing the number of […]

Lets 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 […]