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International Travel: Jane in Portugal

If you’ve been wondering what Jane has been up to this week, you’ve come to the right place! Jane and members of the Jane Goodall Institute’s (JGI) global team took part in Rotary’s 104th International Convention in Lisbon, Portugal.

International Travel: Jane at The Observer Ethical Awards in the United Kingdom

Last week, Jane attended The Observer Ethical Awards in London where she presented the Lifetime Achievement Award to Lenny Henry.

Voice Your Opinion on the Future of Captive Chimpanzees in the United States

The United States has long recognized wild chimpanzees as endangered under the Endangered Species Act (ESA) but has not provided the same level of protection for chimpanzees held captive in this country. Because other U.S.

100 Day Countdown to 2013 International Day of Peace

In 100 days, on September 21, 2013, people will come together around the world to celebrate this year’s International Day of Peace. As UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon notes in his 100-day countdown message, this year’s theme of Education for Peace recognizes the importance of education in fostering global citizenship, cultivating mutual respect, and forging peace instead of conflict. As a UN Messenger of Peace, Dr.

Jane and JGI-Canada Board Member Named Top 100 Guardian Angels of the Planet.

Over the weekend, Jane and Simon Jackson, a member of the Jane Goodall Institute-Canada board and founder of The Spirit Bear Youth Coalition, were listed among the Top 100 Guardian Angels of the Planet by the French group Founding Congress for the World Green Games.  The Top 100 Guardian Angels of the Planet are recognized for empowering children to care for the environment.

International Travel: Jane in Italy

On June 2, 2013, Jane met with a choir of 800 children in Perugia, Italy, in the city’s Piazza IV Novembre. Throughout the school year, the children took part in Jane Goodall's Roots & Shoots and studied Jane’s life and work.

International Travel: Jane in Nature

In May, Jane had the chance to see the bluebells in the Foret de Soignes in Brussels, Belgium. There for a “glorious” two days, she said that the area brought her back to her childhood in Bournemouth, England.

Perugia, Italy: the Theatre Morlacchi

Jun 2 2013

Dr. Jane Goodall will be in Perugia on June 2nd, 2013 at 9:00 PM for a stage performance at the Theatre Morlacchi. In this live show, Dr. Jane Goodall will be recalling her life accompanied by musicians Gabriele Mirabassi and Wolfang Neitzer. This show is in collboration with "Comune Di Perugia" and the "Regional Agency for Environmental Conservation"

Perugia, Italy: Piazza IV Novembre

Jun 2 2013

Dr. Jane Goodall will meet with a choir of 800 children in Perugia, Italy, on June 2, 2013, at 4:00 p.m. in Piazza IV Novembre . Throughout the school year, these children have participated in Jane Goodall Roots & Shoots and studied the life and works of Dr. Jane Goodall. The choir will be directed by Francesca Rossi who will present the album "Worms, Chickens, Chimpanzees" by Egea Small. This genuine music and lyrics are about the English scientist. 

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