Jane Goodall

FAQs with Jane: Where were you born?

Dr. Jane was born in London, England, on April 3, 1934.

FAQs with Jane: What is the story behind the plush toy monkey you’re holding?

In this video, Dr. Jane talks about her mascot: a plush toy monkey named Mr. H. Over the years, Dr. Jane and Mr. H have visited more than 50 countries, and he has been shared with millions of people, including countless children! Dr. Jane tells the story behind Mr. H and the origin of his unusual name.
If you would like your own Mr. H Jr. plush toy — that looks just like the original Mr. H — please visit janegoodall.org/product/mr-h-jr.

FAQs with Jane: What can we do every day to make a difference for people, animals and the environment?

Dr. Jane says that the most important thing that each and every one of us can do everyday is to think about the consequences of the choices that we make, and how those decisions can impact other people, animals and the environment.. In this video, Dr. Jane discusses some specific decisions we should consider.

FAQs with Jane: What can kids do to make a difference?

Dr. Jane hopes that young people all over the world will join Jane Goodall’s Roots & Shoots, the Jane Goodall Institute’s global environmental and humanitarian youth program. Today, there are hundreds of thousands of Roots & Shoots members in more than 130 countries working to improve the world for people, animals and the environment. If you are interested in learning more about Roots & Shoots and how you can get involved, please visit rootsandshoots.org.

Toronto, Canada: CFHS National Animal Welfare Conference

 

 
Apr 13 2014

Time: 9:00 a.m.

In her speech, Sowing the Seeds of Hope, Dr. Goodall, will bring her audience into the world of the Gombe chimpanzees―from her early observations and experiences to the latest news and stories from the field.

Vancouver, Canada: Sowing the Seeds of Hope

 

 
Mar 25 2014

Time: 7:30 p.m.

In her speech, Sowing the Seeds of Hope, Dr. Goodall, will bring her audience into the world of the Gombe chimpanzees―from her early observations and experiences to the latest news and stories from the field.

Iowa City, Iowa: Sowing the Seeds of Hope

 

 
Mar 10 2014

Time: 7:30 p.m.

In her speech, Sowing the Seeds of Hope, Dr. Goodall, will bring her audience into the world of the Gombe chimpanzees―from her early observations and experiences to the latest news and stories from the field.

Join Jane for the JGI's Annual Sandhill Crane Migration Trip

In her 2009 book Hope for Animals and Their World, Dr. Jane Goodall looks at species that have been brought back from the brink of extinction, including Nebraska’s famous sandhill cranes.

Johannesburg, South Africa: The Life and Times of Dr. Jane Goodall, DBE in Celebration of Her 80th Year

 

 

Feb 7 2014

Time: 5:30 p.m.

In her speech, Sowing the Seeds of Hope, Dr. Goodall, will bring her audience into the world of the Gombe chimpanzees―from her early observations and experiences to the latest news and stories from the field.

Cape Town, South Africa: The Life and Times of Dr. Jane Goodall, DBE in Celebration of Her 80th Year

 

 
Feb 6 2014

Time: 6:00 p.m.

In her speech, Sowing the Seeds of Hope, Dr. Goodall, will bring her audience into the world of the Gombe chimpanzees―from her early observations and experiences to the latest news and stories from the field.

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