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JGI Hails Paradigm Shift in Chimpanzee Research―Calls for Transparency

After reviewing a report released last week by a committee of the Institute of Medicine (IOM), which had been tasked by the U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH) to analyze the necessity of using chimpanzees in biomedical and behavioral research, the Jane Goodall Institute (JGI) welcomed the committee’s conclusions and recommendations, noting that they represent a paradigm shift in how the United States approaches the use of one of our closest relatives in the animal kingdom in invasive medical research.

 

La Plata, Argentina: Dr. Goodall's Keynote Speechat Museo de La Plata

Nov 7 2011

8:00 p.m.

On November 7, 2011, Dr. Goodall will give a keynote speech at the Museo de La Plata in Argentina as part of her special autumn tour of Latin America and South America.

In her speech, Dr. Goodall will bring her audience into the world of the Gombe chimpanzees―fromher early observations and experiences to the latest news and stories from the field.

Cordoba, Argentina: Dr. Goodall to host Roots & Shoots Festival

Nov 4 2011

On November 4, 2011, Dr. Goodall will preside over a Roots & Shoots festival in Codoba, Argentina as part of her special autumn tour of Latin America and South America.

Cordoba, Argentina: Dr. Goodall at Universidad Nacional de Cordoba

Nov 4 2011

8:00 p.m.

On November 4, 2011, Dr. Goodall will give a keynote speech and receive and honorary degree at Universidad Maimónides in Argentina as part of her special autumn tour of Latin America and South America.

In her speech, Dr. Goodall will bring her audience into the world of the Gombe chimpanzees―fromher early observations and experiences to the latest news and stories from the field.

Buenos Aires, Argentina: Dr. Goodall's Roots & Shoots Workshop at the Buenos Aires Zoo

Nov 3 2011

6:00 p.m.

On November 3, 2011, Dr. Goodall will speak at a Roots & Shoots workshop to be held at the Buenos Aires Zoo in Argentina as part of her special autumn tour of Latin America and South America.

Buenos Aires, Argentina: Dr. Goodall to host Roots & Shoots Festival

Nov 2 2011

9:00 a.m.

On November 1, 2011, Dr. Goodall will preside over a Roots & Shoots festival in Argentina as part of her special autumn tour of Latin America and South America.

Buenos Aires, Argentina: Dr. Goodall at Universidad Maimónides

Nov 1 2011

6:00 p.m.

On November 1, 2011, Dr. Goodall will give a keynote speech and receive and honorary degree at Universidad Maimónides in Argentina as part of her special autumn tour of Latin America and South America.

In her speech, Dr. Goodall will bring her audience into the world of the Gombe chimpanzees―fromher early observations and experiences to the latest news and stories from the field.

2011 Jane Goodall Global Leadership Awards Recap

Renowned primatologist and conservationist Jane Goodall, Ph.D., DBE, founder of the Jane Goodall Institute (JGI) and UN Messenger of Peace, brought her message of hope to the El Capitan Theatre in Hollywood, Calif., on Sept. 24, 2011, for A Conversation with Jane Goodall. This unique event included a short solo performance by Grammy®-winning artist Dave Matthews.

Jane Goodall Global Leadership Awards - September 24, 2011

On Sept. 24, 2011, the Jane Goodall Institute hosted "A Conversation with Jane Goodall" featuring the Jane Goodall Global Leadership Awards. The awards honor the work and achievements of individuals and organizations that embody the Institute’s mission by taking informed and compassionate action on behalf of all living things.

The 2011 Jane Goodall Global Leadership Award winners include:
Esri for Excellence in Conservation Science

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