Jane Goodall

A Visit to the Jane Goodall Research Center

This past October, as part of Jane's autumn 2009 United States lecture tour, she visited the University of Southern California in Los Angeles and the Jane Goodall Research Center on campus.

The Jane Photo of the Week

With Jane on a perpetual world speaking tour and traveling to every corner of the globe, you can imagine what  a variety of "Jane in action" shots we have ! To showcase some appealing images, every week we will be featuring one special photo of Jane. The new feature will be called "The Jane Photo of the Week."

Too "Chimpanzee-Specific"?

Jane's message really travels. In the Jane Goodall Institute offices we receive emails from people around the world who are inspired by Jane's work. A few months ago, we received an original cartoon by an artist in India named Harsha Nagaraju. Harsha, a Jane fan, was motivated to draw the cartoon after seeing several TV shows about Jane. He wanted to point out that Jane's research is about chimpanzees, while having a little fun too!

Behind the Scenes at The Daily Show

Jane is no stranger to television interviews. Over her 50 years of work, she has appeared on a variety of of well-known, traditional news programs. But this past November, Jane let her hair down -- so to speak -- to reach a new audience by appearing on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, the popular news satire program on Comedy Central.

Jane Attends JGI Global Meeting

The Jane Goodall Institute is a global organization, with operations in more than 20 countries worldwide. At the end of November, Jane traveled to Belgium to join the leaders of international JGIs to discuss priorities for the year ahead. 

Jane Gets a Special Degree in Spain

Shortly before Thanksgiving, Jane was in Spain for several days to promote the work of the Jane Goodall Institute - Spain and Jane Goodall's Roots & Shoots program. In between speeches and events, Jane made time to visit the Universidad Pablo de Olavide in Seville (named after the Spanish-Peruvian politician) to receive an honorary degree.

A Message From Jane

A personal video message from Jane Goodall to our supporters

Jane's Values.com Poster - at a Bus Stop Near You!

If you are noticing Jane everywhere these days it is not only because she travels over 300 days a year around the world. Even though she is on a perpetual world tour, Jane is in places where you might least expect her - including on a special poster featured in bus stops and billboards around the United States! 

Jane in Copenhagen, Emphasizes Communities' Importance

At the UN Climate Change Conference in Copenhagen, Jane Goodall will present a JGI pilot project using Google technology that enables Ugandan and Tanzanian communities to provide forest monitoring data – a critical component of forest protection efforts intended to help address climate change.

Jane will appear at a number of events in Copenhagen during which she will stress that local communities must be an integral part of carbon release abatement efforts focused on protecting tropical forests. Destruction of tropical forests is a major contributor to global warming.

Jane Visits the Department of Interior

Last Friday Jane made a quick stop in Washington, DC to visit the U.S. Department of the Interior and give a lecture to department employees and other invited guests. Secretary Ken Salazar was a gracious host to Jane as she spoke to a packed auditorium of 700 people. In her remarks Jane said, "I am pleased to be speaking to so many people who have an impact on policy not just in Washington but around the world." 

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