• JGI is saving endangered river dolphins in Nepal


    Rafting for River Dolphins. This October, from 24-30, the Jane Goodall Institute Nepal invites you on the voyage of a lifetime. Join us in our mission to save the Ganges River Dolphin from extinction. Explore the pristine wilderness of Nepal’s wild west and camp under the stars in the company …

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  • Chimp of the Month – Timi


    Timi, like Petit Prince, is in Group 3 and is also affected by the absence of Kitoko from his group. Timi also uses the avoidance strategy when it comes to conflict management. He really has no interest in being a high ranking male in his group, and he is happy …

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  • International Volunteer Program


    The Jane Goodall Institute’s International Volunteer Program gives volunteers from all over the world the opportunity to participate in the Roots & Shoots program in Tanzania and Uganda.

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  • Ulengue – a success story

    Ulengue after his release at Tchindzoulou Island.

    Ulengue is now one of those chimps relearning how to be free, foraging for wild fruit and constructing nests at night to sleep under the treetops. Tchimpounga released Ulengue onto Tchindzoulou Island this year.

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The Jane Goodall Institute is not just about chimpanzees! JGI Belgium promotes respect for all living things – Animals, People, and the Environment (APE!) – both in Belgium and elsewhere in the world. JGI Belgium is one of the 10 JGI offices in Europe and is part of JGI Global. Read more

Who is Jane Goodall? In July 1960, Jane Goodall began her landmark study of chimpanzees in what is now Tanzania under the mentorship of famed anthropologist and paleontologist Dr. Louis Leakey. Her work at Gombe Stream would become the foundation of future primatological research and redefine the relationship between humans and animals. Read more