Jane Goodall

Jane Meets Tarzan

Last month, Dr. Goodall traveled to Paris as part of a 3-day visit to the City of Light. While there she promoted the work of the Jane Goodall Institute-France and attended a number of events to highlight the work JGI is doing in Africa. She also had meetings with government officials to discuss ways in which France is making positive environmental choices. The American University of Paris Roots & Shoots group shared some of their amazing projects. Dr. Goodall even met her childhood hero, Tarzan! Take a look at the trip in pictures.

Jane Goodall Discusses “Hope for Animals and Their World” at Library of Congress Sept. 10

Library of Congress
101 Independence Avenue SE
Washington DC   20540
 
August 6, 2009
 
Press contact:  Donna Urschel (202) 707-1639, durschel@loc.gov

Jane's New Book Has Been Released!

Hope for Animals and Their World: How Endangered Species Are Being Rescued from the Brink

Interweaving her own firsthand experiences with the compelling research of some of the world's premier scientists, Dr. Goodall illuminates the heroic efforts of dedicated environmentalists and the critical need to protect wildlife habitat.

'Discover' Article: "AIDS And The Virtues of Slow-Cooked Science"

“...[O]nly the slow-cooked science pioneered by Jane Goodall allowed scientists to discover one of the most fundamental facts about a virus that has become one of the most devastating scourges humanity has faced in modern history. Slow-cooked science may provide more clues in the future–but only if its value is recognized, and only if chimpanzees can survive SIV and all the other threats to their survival these days.”

Dr. Jane Goodall Confirms Her Participation in WILD9

PRESS RELEASE N. 004
México, D. F., 20 July 2009.
For Immediate Release

Requesting an Appearance by Dr. Goodall

Jane Goodall welcomes the opportunity to speak to groups in both public and private settings. She travels and lectures more than 300 days per year, including an average of 75-90 days in the United States. Despite her extensive travel schedule, Dr. Goodall receives far more speaking invitations than she is able to accept. 

Jane Goodall: Showing Us the Way to a Better World

Some of Jane’s most important discoveries, and her universal insights.

(Song: "Why Shouldn't We?" by Mary Chapin Carpenter)

Gorillas Are at Risk

Like chimpanzees, gorillas are endangered. Dr. Goodall discusses some of the threats facing these magnificent creatures and how you can help save them.

 

A Birthday 'Thank You'

Jane sent this message of thanks to the 15,000 people who signed her 75th birthday card online and those who made gifts to support JGI's work.

 

 

Study Corner - Jane Timeline

April 3, 1934

  • Valerie Jane Morris-Goodall is born in London, England.

Fall, 1939

  • Jane hides for hours in henhouse to see how a hen lays an egg, unaware her family is frantically searching for her.

Christmas 1942

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