Date: Tuesday, October 2, 2012
Time: 6:30pm (Doors open at 5:45pm)
Venue: UCI Student Center, Pacific Ballroom
In July 1960, at the age of 26, Jane Goodall traveled from England to what is today Tanzania, and bravely entered the little-known world of wild chimpanzees. The chimpanzee behavioral research she pioneered there has produced a wealth of scientific discovery, and her vision has expanded into a global mission to empower people to make a difference for all living things.
Time: 9:00am - 5:00pm
Dr. Jane Goodall, DBE, founder of the Jane Goodall Institute and UN Messenger of Peace, will speak to young people at an event hosted by the Highland Facilitator Team in Inverness, Scotland. The event will be held at the Eden Court Theatre, Inverness on September 2, 2012. She will be joined by Sir John Lister Kaye, founder of Aigas Field Center, on stage.
During her busy trip to Tanzania in July, Jane attended the launch and blessing of a project involving local members of Jane Goodall’s Roots & Shoots and the Tanzania Portland Cement Company (TPCC), also known as TwigaCement. The goal of the “Twiga Project” is to rehabilitate and restore cement quarries while promoting environmental sustainability and conservation in Tanzania. The project is currently scheduled to run until April 2013.
On July 23, 2012, Dr. Jane stopped by the Little Theatre in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, to present local youth Adam Anthony with his 2011 Jane Goodall Global Leadership Award for Roots & Shoots Youth Leadership, as Adam was unable to attend the awards ceremony last year. To learn more about Adam, check out the video below.
Dr. Jane Goodall, DBE, founder of the Jane Goodall Institute and UN Messenger of Peace, will be the guest of honor at the Tarzan Centennial Celebration on the evening of Saturday, August 18, 2012. The celebration is part of a three-day Burroughs Bibliophiles Convention to be held August 16-18, 2012, at the Warner Center Marriott Hotel in Woodland Hills, Calif.
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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