Jane Goodall

Jane Launches the "Twiga Project" in Tanzania

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.

Jane Goodall at the Tanzania Portland Cement Company in July 2012

Congratulations Adam Anthony!

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.


Woodland Hills, CA: Tarzan Centennial Celebration with Dr. Jane Goodall

Aug 18 2012

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.

Jane Goodall Received the Lifetime Achievement Award at This Year's Observer Ethical Awards

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."


Tara Golshan (pictured middle) humbly accepted the award on Jane's behalf.

U.K. Commonwealth Day 2012

Dr. Jane Goodall spoke at London's Westminster Abbey to Commemorate Commonwealth Day.
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Istanbul, TURKEY: Dr. Goodall to Give Keynote Address at Halki Summit

Jun 17 2012



On June 17, 2012, Dr. Goodall will give a keynote address at the Halki Summit in Istanbul, Turkey.

The Halki Summit on Global Responsibility and Environmental Sustainability aims to gather scientists, activists, journalists, business leaders, theologians and academics from around the world working across intellectual boundaries to bring global environmental discussion to a new level of understanding.

Monchengladbach, GERMANY: Dr. Goodall's Keynote Address at Pioneers of the World Event

Jun 6 2012

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On June 6, 2012, Dr. Goodall will give a keynote speech at the Pioneers of the World event in Monchengladbach, Germany.

In her speech, 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.

Rio de Janeiro, BRAZIL: Dr. Goodall to Host Event at Rio +20 Conference

Jun 21 2012



On June 21, 2012, Dr. Goodall will co-host and speak at a special event with Sir Richard Branson and other world leaders as part of the Rio +20 United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

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