Today, April 3, is Dr. Goodall's 79th birthday. Every day, we are grateful for all Dr. Goodall does, traveling 300 days a year to spread her message of hope while encouraging all of us to make the world a better place for people, animals and the environment.
Dr. Jane Goodall first arrived in what is today Tanzania’s Gombe National Park more than 50 years ago. The chimpanzee behavioral research she pioneered there continues to this day and is the longest-running study of great apes in the wild. Dr. Goodall’s many groundbreaking findings – that chimpanzees make and use tools, have long-lasting family bonds, eat meat, and wage war – redefined the relationship between humans and animals.
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Dr. Jane Goodall, DBE, founder of the Jane Goodall Institute and UN Messenger of Peace, will give a public lecture about her time in the wild at the National Geographic Store in London by live, interactive stream with a Q&A session to follow. As part of National Geographic’s wider Cultural Calendar series (launching 1 March 2013), National Geographic Store London will stream Dr. Goodall's talk from inside its Madrid store. World-renowned primatologist and conservationist Dr.
Jane was a featured guest on an edition of eTown, a nationally-syndicated radio show heard weekly on more than 300 public, community and commercial stations across North America and via podcast. Jane is receiving the listener-nominated Lifetime E-Chievement Award in recognition of her amazing accomplishments over the course of her life and career. Founders Nick Forster, of the legendary bluegrass band Hot Rize fame, and his wife, singer/actress Helen Forster, host the show. For more information and to find out how to tune in, visit www.etown.org.