While back in England after the Tournament of Roses festivities, Jane sent the following message to share far and wide:
For Immediate Release: “An Evening with Dr. Jane Goodall and Friends” Comes to the Warner Grand Theatre January 4
Event Honors Dr. Jane Goodall, DBE, Founder of the Jane Goodall Institute and UN Messenger of Peace
San Pedro, CA – December X, 2012 – On Friday, January 4, 2013, friends of world-renowned primatologist and conservationist Dr. Jane Goodall, DBE, founder of the Jane Goodall Institute and UN Messenger of Peace, will host a fundraising event at the Warner Grand Theatre in San Pedro, Calif. The event will include an evening of musical entertainment and wonderful stories from a lifetime of adventure told by Dr. Goodall.
CELEBRITY ADVOCATES, STUDENTS TO MARK INTERNATIONAL DAY OF PEACE AT UNITED NATIONS HEADQUARTERS, 21 SEPTEMBER
In April 2012, the staff at the Jane Goodall Institute’s Tchimpounga Chimpanzee Rehabilitation Center in the Republic of Congo welcomed a new arrival: a baby girl called Anzac. She was named Anzac because she came to the sanctuary on ANZAC Day (April 25, 2012), a World War I observance for people from Australia and New Zealand, and because, like many war veterans, she had lost an arm.
Earlier in the month, Jane received the Lifetime Achievement award at this year's Observer Ethical Awards. At the London ceremony, the judges said Jane merited the honor because of her "promotion of the planet" and her "extraordinary contribution to the development of our understanding of the natural world, particularly broadening our knowledge of the habits of chimpanzees."
Dr. Jane Goodall spoke at London's Westminster Abbey to Commemorate Commonwealth Day.
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Disneynature and the Jane Goodall Institute Announce Conservation Program Impact
See CHIMPANZEE, Saving Chimpanzees
Program Will Protect 129,236 Acres of Habitat, Educate 60,000 Schoolchildren about Chimpanzee Conservation, and Care for Orphaned Chimpanzees