Jane Goodall

Dr. Jane Goodall's Thoughts on Gombe 50

Dr. Goodall shares what fifty years of research at Gombe National Park means to her.

Gombe 50 Media Showcase

Over the past 50 years, Dr. Goodall, the Gombe research and the Institute’s innovative programs have made headlines around the world, and the Gombe 50 celebration is no exception. Here’s just a sampling of the major media Dr. Goodall and the anniversary have received: From newspapers and magazines to radio and television, Gombe 50 is big news!

Making a Statement

Dr. Goodall recently submitted a statement to the U.S. House of Representatives urging reauthorization of legislation that would extend federal support for critical great ape conservation projects until the year 2016.

Jane Recieves the AAG Atlas Award in Washington, DC

Jane's second stop in her Spring 2010 USA lecture tour was Washington, DC, where she received the Atlas Award from the Association of American Geographers (AAG). Jane was the first recipient of the award, which is "designed to recognize and celebrate outstanding accomplishments that advance world understanding in exceptional ways." On April 16 at the Marriot Wardman Hotel in downtown Washington, Jane gave the keynote address to nearly 3,000 geographers and other guests.

Sundance to feature Jane on Iconoclasts with Charlize Theron

Sundance Channel and GREY GOOSE Entertainment® have announced the return of Iconoclasts for a fifth season that will include an episode with actress Charlize Theron and Dr. Goodall.

The critically-acclaimed program, described as “one of the best documentary series on television,” by USA Today, will feature iconic names in film, food, science and culture as part of the series’ fifth season. The first episode will debut on the Sundance Channel, Saturday, October 2nd at 9pm et/pt.

Jane's USA Lecture Tour Begins: Buffalo

Jane's Spring 2010 USA lecture tour kicked off at Canisius College in Buffalo, New York on April 14. Passing by Niagra Falls, Jane drove from Toronto, where she had previous speaking engagements, for a very special lecture -- the first in the United States to mark Gombe 50, a global celebration of Jane's pioneering chimpanzee research and inspiring vision for our future. The lecture was titled Gombe and Beyond: The Next Fifty Years.

Jane keynotes Geneva Lecture Series

Jane was the keynote speaker of the fourth edition of the Geneva Lecture Series on 26 May at the Palais des Nations, and urged us all to recognize our obligation to future generations. "When I think about how we have harmed the planet since I was their age, I feel this desperation and shame," she said. "We have compromised their future. But it’s not true that there’s nothing that can be done about it”.

Her talk was titled "Nature's wake-up call: Why we must heed the warning."

A remarkable evening

Dave Matthews and Tim Reynolds performed to an ecstatic audience at a sold-out benefit concert on behalf of the Jane Goodall Institute last Thursday night.

Jane in the funnies

MUTTS — Patrick McDonnell

a comic about Jane Goodall and Chimpanzees

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