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Director: Jane Lawton
Mission: Founded by renowned primatologist Jane Goodall, the Jane Goodall Institute is a global non-profit organisation that supports wildlife research, education and conservation. We promote informed and compassionate action to improve the environment shared by all Earth's living creatures. Roots & Shoots is the Jane Goodall Institute's environmental and humanitarian program for youth. The Roots & Shoots mission is to foster respect and compassion for all living things, to promote understanding of all cultures and beliefs and to inspire each individual to take action and make the world a better place for the human, animal and ecological community.
Principal Research Programs: The Jane Goodall Institute's Chimpanzee Guardian Program in cooperation with African governments, provide orphan chimpanzees with sanctuaries in Uganda and Republic of Congo.
Training Opportunities: Educational opportunities available for all ages. Program emphasis: Global environmental education; Think global act local.
Financial Aid: n/a
Number of Staff: 8
Supported Species: Pan (chimpanzee)
Publications: "Canadian Report" (annual); "The Jane Goodall Institute Newsletter" (Quarterly)
Last Updated: 2012-10-02
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