The Jane Goodall Institute of Canada supports wildlife research, education and conservation. The Institute promotes informed and compassionate action to improve the environment shared by all earth’s living creatures.

The objectives of the Institute are:

  • Inspire and engage Canadians to take action in local and global environmental and humanitarian initiatives.
  • Provide training in and support for environmental and humanitarian education and action.
  • Increase Canadian awareness of and compassion for the plight of endangered animals, with a focus on chimpanzees.
  • Foster public understanding of the interconnected nature of the human, animal and ecological community.
  • Increase support for habitat and species conservation, particularly for wild chimpanzees.
  • Promote activities that ensure the well-being of wild and captive chimpanzees.

Roots & Shoots

Roots & Shoots is the Jane Goodall Institute’s global network of youth taking action to make the world a better place.

It is guided by the founding principles and extraordinary vision of Dr. Jane Goodall, renowned primatologist, environmentalist and humanitarian.

Roots & Shoots is dedicated to inspiring, training and supporting tomorrow’s leaders today. It goes beyond motivating youth to learn about the issues facing our local and global communities—it helps them design, lead and implement their own projects to address the issues.

For more, please visit the Jane Goodall Insitute of Canada’s website.

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