Joined by more than 25 current and former Gombe researchers, yesterday Jane celebrated Gombe Day at the International Primatological Society (IPS) congress in Kyoto, Japan. Held every two years, the Congress brings together more than 1,000 scientists, students and conservation practitioners from more than 55 countries to discuss primatological issues.
Dr. Jane Goodall gives a message of peace for the 2010 Roots & Shoots International Day of Peace on September 19, 2010
An interview with Angelina Jolie upon the release of the new feature-length documentary film "Jane's Journey"
One extraordinary change at Gombe - I am sitting in the house on the beach where Grub grew up waiting to send a skyped message to the UK in commemoration of the 50th anniversary. When I arrived there was no faxing, no emailing - certainly no Skyping! Only telegrams if you wanted to communicate fast - and from here they took at least several days to a week. Letters took two to three weeks to get the UK, even by airmail.
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Dr. Goodall will give a special keynote speech at Western Connecticut State University as part of the Jane Goodall’s Roots & Shoots North America Training Summit held on campus. The lecture is free and open to the general public, but tickets are required.
Today, July 14, 2010, marks the 50th anniversary of the day that Jane first stepped onto the shores of Lake Tanganyika to begin her pioneering chimpanzee research in what is now Gombe National Park. To celebrate this tremendous milestone, Jane is spending the month of July in Africa including time in Gombe, the site of her groundbreaking field study. Jane will enjoy today reflecting and celebrating with local members of Jane Goodall's Roots & Shoots.
Dr. Goodall shares what fifty years of research at Gombe National Park means to her.
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!
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.