Help Protect Wild Chimpanzees

by Jane Goodall Institute
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Summary

Support JGI's chimpanzee research efforts in Gombe Stream Research Center, as well as conservation efforts outside Gombe, implemented in close collaboration with local communities.
$1,637
total raised
45
donors
0
monthly donors
5
years active

Challenge

Gombe National Park in Tanzania, made famous by Jane Goodall’s chimpanzee studies, has become an icon for the global conservation community. The research begun in 1960 has led to groundbreaking discoveries that have changed humanity’s view of itself. While this research effort has effectively preserved the forest and woodland habitat inside Gombe, the continuing deforestation outside park boundaries have endangered local chimpanzee populations and impacted local communities.

Solution

The program will continue to support research inside Gombe National Park, and strengthen our efforts to provide local communities with the information and tools needed to manage their natural resources, as well as address development issues.

Long-Term Impact

To ensure the long-term protection of biodiversity in Gombe National Park and its surrounding ecosystem, especially the endangered chimpanzee.

Additional Documentation

This project has provided additional documentation in a PDF file (projdoc.pdf).

Resources

http:/​/​www.janegoodall.org

Organization Information

Jane Goodall Institute

Location: Vienna, Virginia - USA
Website: http:/​/​www.janegoodall.org
Project Leader:
Brittany Cohen-Brown
Membership & Marketing
Arlington, VA United States

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Combined with other sources of funding, this project raised enough money to fund the outlined activities and is no longer accepting donations.

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