2013 U.S. Fall Lecture Tour: Jane Visits the West Coast

This October, after a short stop in Toronto, Canada, Jane made her way to the San Francisco Bay Area for a number of inspiring events. Her visit began with a lecture to staff at Clif Bar & Company about sustainable food practices and the importance of conservation. Prior to her remarks, Jane met with the company’s founders, Gary Erickson and Kit Crawford, and Kevin Cleary, the company’s chief executive officer, for a tour of the Clif Bar facility.

2013 U.S. Fall Lecture Tour: Jane's visit to East Carolina University

It’s certainly been an exciting fall for Jane! After receiving an honorary degree at University of St Andrews in Scotland, she headed to New York City to take part in the UN International Day of Peace, the International Women’s Earth and Climate Initiative Summit, and the Humane Education Conference. 

Jane's Appearance with Vandana Shiva at the International Women's Earth and Climate Summit

Dr. Goodall and Vandana Shiva will presented at The International Women's Earth & Climate Summit on September 20, 2013 in Suffern, NY. This Summit brought 100 global women leaders including grassroots activists, economists, scientists, businesswomen, Indigenous leaders, policy-makers, faith leaders and culture-shapers to help further a women’s climate action agenda.

Jane Goodall, International Day of Peace 2013

Jane Goodall's message at the Education for Peace event commemorating the International Day of Peace 2013.

Dr. Goodall Speaks on Behalf of African Elephant Conservation and Joins Call to End Poaching at Clinton Global Initiative Annual Meeting



Last week Dr. Goodall attended the Clinton Global Initiative's (CGI) annual meeting to speak on behalf of elephant conservation and the impact of poaching on their populations. Voice of America's, Adam Phillips captured Dr. Goodall's opening remarks which introduced an announcement of new a collaboration titled, "Partnership to Save Africa's Elephants."


Click the the play button below to hear Dr. Goodall's remarks.


International Travel: Jane receives an honorary degree from University of St Andrews in Scotland!

Last Friday, Jane was one of 17 inspiring individuals on site to receive an honorary degree at the University of St Andrews in Scotland. The day was filled with excitement as the event marked the celebration of the university’s 600th anniversary. You can read a press release about the event here

Dr. Goodall's Message for the 2013 International Day of Peace

In this video message, Dr. Jane Goodall, founder of the Jane Goodall Institute and UN Messenger of Peace, discusses "Education for Peace," the 2013 theme for the United Nations International Day of Peace; the importance of equal access to education for all people around the world; and how Jane Goodall's Roots & Shoots, the Jane Goodall Institute's global education and service-learning program promotes peace and harmony among people, animals and the environment.


Dr. Goodall's Fall 2013 Lecture Tour Schedule

Have you seen Jane lately? We spotted this billboard in Pennsylvania, created by The Foundation for a Better Life, recognizing Jane as a steward of Planet Earth.

Paul G. Allen Family Foundation Gift to Support DRC Conservation Action Plan

The Jane Goodall Institute welcomes the recently announced, generous gift from The Paul G. Allen Family Foundation ( The funds will support the implementation of a multi-partner Conservation Action Plan (CAP) for great apes in the eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), home to endangered populations of chimpanzees and Grauer's or eastern lowland gorillas.

International Travel: Jane in Africa Part I

During her summer tour of Africa, Jane spent time at the Jane Goodall Institute’s Tchimpounga Chimpanzee Rehabilitation Center (TCRC) in the Republic of Congo. For more than 20 years, the Institute has worked to ensure the well-being of orphaned and abandoned chimpanzees confiscated by Congolese authorities as part of their efforts to combat the illegal commercial bushmeat and pet trades.  JGI cares for these confiscated chimpanzees at TCRC, the largest chimpanzee sanctuary in Africa.

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