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Jul 2016

Victoria hosts Climb for Chimps

Roots & Shoots Victoria held their Climb for Chimps event on Sunday the 17th of July at the You Yangs Regional Park. Attendees climbed 3.5 km up to Flinders Peak and were treated to a vegetarian barbecue to conclude the event. The event was held in order to raise awareness about the Climb for Chimps […]

Jul 2016

JGIA Participates in the Big Otway Tree Plant

The Jane Goodall Institute Australia participated in the Big Otway Tree Plant organised by the Conservation Ecology Centre in Cape Otway Victoria. Victorian coordinator Melissa Brown and National Youth Leader Asitha Samarawickrama helped plant around 2000 trees together with 140 other participants. Species planted included Manna Gum, Messmate and Sheoak. The tree plant provided the […]

Jul 2016

Ban the Bag at Sydney Sea Life Aquarium

Alexia (from the NYLC), Robert (NSW R&S Coordinator) and Billy (with Bye Bye Plastic Bags Australia) were at Sydney Sea Life Aquarium last weekend raising awareness about the devastation plastic bags are having on our marine life and collecting signatures to Ban Plastic Bags. 30% of the world’s turtles and 90% of seabird species have now ingested plastic. […]