This Holiday Season Help Save Our Closest Animal Relatives Gifts from Jane Goodall Institute Protect Chimpanzees in the Wild

December 08, 2006 (PRLEAP.COM) Business News
The Jane Goodall Institute of Canada offers Canadians an opportunity to help protect Chimpanzees in their native habitat this holiday season through a selection of gifts that can be purchased on-line.

Chimp Guardianship
Chimp Guardians sponsor rescued chimps at sanctuaries in Uganda and the Republic of Congo, providing them with proper nourishment, loving care and a safe place to live. Guardians receive pictures and updates on their adopted chimpanzee and the sanctuaries in which they reside. A number of different Chimp Guardian gift bundles including books and a signature Mr. H stuffed plush are available for purchase on-line.

Hand-crafted Ugandan Paper Bead Jewellery
Hand-crafted necklaces and bracelets made by Ugandan women from recycled magazines make the perfect Christmas gift and also help to support communities in Africa. Seven rich colours are available.

These and other exciting gift options are available on-line at Donít delay Ė order today and receive your gifts in time for Christmas.

About the Jane Goodall Institute
Chimpanzees, mankindís closest animal relatives, are close to extinction due to hunting and habitat destruction. The Jane Goodall Institute works to protect chimpanzee habitat and maintains sanctuaries for orphaned and injured chimpanzees. The Institute also works with African communities to educate them about the importance of protecting wildlife habitat, and to help them improve their own lives through sustainable agriculture and alternative methods of generating income. A purchase of any of JGI Canadaís holiday gifts helps support this important work.

Founded in 1977, the Jane Goodall Institute continues Dr. Goodallís pioneering research of chimpanzee behaviour — research that transformed scientific perceptions of the relationship between humans and animals. Today, the Institute is a global leader in the effort to protect chimpanzees and their habitats. It also is widely recognised for establishing innovative community-centered conservation and development programs in Africa, and Roots & Shoots, a global environmental and humanitarian education program, which has groups in more than 96 countries.