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January 5, 2020
All our speakers at the conference! @Sandra Galistan

JGIS Human Wildlife Conference

The much anticipated visit from Dr Jane Goodall had finally arrived! To kickstart her latest visit, we launched our inaugural ConservAction Week, a series of events and talks to inform and inspire the public with […]
January 5, 2020
Plant for Hope Jane Goodall Institute Singapore - Monkey Walk

Roots and Shoots Event: ‘Plant for Hope Project’ during Dr Jane Goodall’s 2019 Visit

It was a wet Wednesday morning when Roots and Shoots the educational arm of JGIS launched its Plant for Hope project. Who better to launch it then our eponymous founder, Dr Jane herself! A total […]
December 26, 2019
Action for Singapore Gala: Jane in Singapore 2019

Action for Conservation Gala 2019

On the eve of November 26, after a successful full-day conference on Wildlife-Human Interaction, it was time to relax and celebrate. Two hundred and ninety guests gathered for the Action for Conservation Gala at the […]
December 4, 2019
Jane Goodall in Singapore 2019

Dr Goodall’s Public Lecture “Living in Harmony with Nature & Wildlife”

"Living in Harmony with Nature & Wildlife" is a public lecture and dialogue with Dr Jane Goodall DBE, the world-renowned conservationist and UN Messenger for Peace. It was the final event of the Jane Goodall […]
November 7, 2019

Extinct Animals 200th Anniversary

Singapore has developed rapidly into the global metropolis. However, development have its costs, namely, we are losing our local wildlife in the course of development. In an assessment of local extinctions, Brook and Sodhi (2003) […]
September 18, 2019

Monkey Guarding

We are the Monkey Guards team from JGIS! We are a team of volunteers that shares a common passion for working with long tailed macaques (Macaca fascicularis), educating people about our primate neighbours and mitigate […]
July 24, 2019

60th Anniversary of Gombe

The 2nd World Chimpanzee Day falls on 14th July. As it is also the 60th anniversary of Gombe Stream National Park, it is befitting that we mark the occasion by revisiting Gombe and the role […]
April 22, 2019

Jane’s Birthday

It was a sunny morning when our Roots & Shoots community met for a friendly gathering at the Sungei Buloh Nature Reserve. This outing was not an ordinary one, for we were observing and celebrating […]
April 22, 2019

2019 Jane Goodall Institute Singapore Lecture Series: Cambodia

The first of the JGIS lecture series commenced for 2019, thanks to the help of our sponsors! This lecture featured Nick Marx’s work in Cambodia. Nick is the director of wildlife rescue and care for […]
March 24, 2019

The Choice is in Your Palm

Sodium palm kernelate. Elaeis guineensis. Etyl palmitate. These common terms found in the ingredients list of many of our favourite products are also sneaky names for the infamous palm oil. As we mindlessly fill our […]
March 5, 2019

Launch of Roots and Shoots International Palm Oil Pollution Campaign

Last Friday, a group of teachers who lead Roots and Shoots and environmental programs at their schools attended a workshop to discuss the launch of JGIS and Roots and Shoots’ new campaign to end palm […]
March 5, 2019

New Jane Goodall Institute Storytelling Program

Are you interested in sharing stories and taking part in storytelling in our community? If so, we have exciting news! Jane Goodall Institute in Singapore is excited to inform our volunteers, as well as teachers, […]
January 6, 2019

How to Prevent the Wildlife Trade

By: Sia Sin Wei The Singaporean’s Guide to Illegal Wildlife Pets You may have heard of pet dogs and cats, but have you heard of a pet snake or a pet lizard? For some Singaporeans, […]
December 6, 2018

Tales from Africa: 10 years in Gombe

Lecture on 14 October 2018 By Heather Pong Yen Ting In the fifth and final session of the JGIS Lecture Series on 14 October 2018, we were proud to have with us Dr Deus Myungu, […]
November 28, 2018

Volunteer Appreciation Day 2018

Written by: Sia Sin Wei How fast 2018 has flown by! Once again, another exciting year is about to cumulate here at JGIS. Cue another end of the year volunteer appreciation day for all our […]
November 10, 2018

What’s Up with Civet Coffee in Bali?

Written by Marjo Serrano Beach lovers from around the world consider Bali as the perfect tropical getaway. This vibrant island in Indonesia boasts of stunning scenery, idyllic sunsets, delectable food, and the ultimate ‘bling’ coffee […]
October 8, 2018

Celebrating Peace with JGIS 2018

Sia Sin Wei Did you know that the United Nations (UN) dedicates a day to strengthening the ideal of peace? This year, the International Day of Peace fell on 21 September. As our founder, Dr. […]
September 24, 2018

International Primate Day

Sia Sin Wei 8 Sept 2018 International Primate Day was established by Animal Defenders International in 2005. Since then, it has been observed by more and more primate organisations around the world. As primates and […]
September 5, 2018

Featured Volunteer : Nicole Lim

In this volunteer feature, Nicole Lim, will be sharing with us her experiences with JGIS and her work. Tell us a bit more about yourself! Hi, I’m Nicole, an aunty who grew up in a […]
August 1, 2018

Let’s Try Cafe-Hopping in Style

By: Ong Shi Man Introducing five eco-friendly cafes in Singapore that have joined humanity’s quest in reducing our carbon footprint. As the impact of consumerism is gaining attention, here’s how you can have a sip […]