Jane Goodall

For Immediate Release: JANE GOODALL’S LONG TERM WILD CHIMPANZEE STUDY MARKS 55TH ANNIVERSARY

Research continues over five decades after famous primatologist first arrived in what is now Gombe National Park.

 

The Famous Chimps of Gombe

Written By: Elodie Freymann
 
Over the course of her life, Dr. Jane Goodall has observed and recorded the habits of many of the wild chimpanzees living in Gombe National Park. When Jane first arrived in 1960, little was known about the complexities of primate behavior. Though Jane made many remarkable discoveries during her first few years in the field, one of her most ground-breaking realizations was that chimpanzees experience emotions previously believed to be uniquely human. Through years of patient observation and thorough research, Dr.

Nairobi, Kenya: Celebrating Gombe55

 

 

Jul 13 2015

Time: 6:00 p.m.

In celebration of Dr. Jane Goodall's 55th anniversary of establishing the Gombe Stream Chimpanzee Research Station in Tanzanian plus her 81st birthday, Roots & Shoots Kenya is hosting a gala event in the Allamanda Ballroom at the Nairobi Serena Hotel on Monday, July 13th at 6:00 p.m.

Gombe and Beyond: Celebrating 55 Years of Dr. Goodall's Pioneering Research with Wild Chimpanzees

July 14, 2015 marks the 55th anniversary of the first time Dr. Jane Goodall set foot in what is now known as Gombe Stream National Park and launched her pioneering research with wild chimpanzees. 

Jane Honored as Conservationist of the Year

On Sunday, June 7th at a private event in Stockholm, The Perfect World Foundation honored Jane with the “The Fragile Rhino” prize along with naming her conservationist of the year for 2015. The founders of The Perfect World Foundation, Ragnhild and Lars Jacobsson presented the award to Jane, who received it with representatives from the Jane Goodall Institute Sweden.

Jane in the News

Jane in the News

Jane’s life has greatly changed since her days at Gombe studying chimpanzees. Instead of spending time below the forest canopy with the chimps, she now spends much of her time in lecture venues, hotels, and airports, hopping around from one destination to another to spread her message of hope and inspire millions to make the world a better place. At 81, Jane is a road warrior, traveling nearly 300 days worldwide each year since 1986, with a mission to educate people that we must act NOW if we want to save the planet and animals we love so much.

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