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In her wise and elegant new book, “Seeds of Hope: Wisdom and Wonder from the World of Plants,” Dr. Jane Goodall with Gail Hudson, blends her experience in nature with her enthusiasm for botany to give readers a deeper understanding of the world around us. Continuing their exploration here, Dr.

Introduction to the “Seeds of Hope” Blog Series

Any book can only be so many pages, and the world of plants is ever-evolving.  With this in mind, now that “Seeds of Hope: Wisdom and Wonder from the World of Plants” is scheduled for publication in April, I want to create a dialogue and share more stories about trees and plants, and, perhaps most importantly, discuss ways that you can help protect them.

Dr. Goodall’s Spring Lecture Tour Schedule

We invite you to follow Jane this spring as she continues her journey during this especially notable year while we are celebrating her 80th birthday and she is launching her new book, “Seeds of Hope: Wisdom and Wonder from the World of Plants” this April. 
 
This week, Jane will begin her six-week lecture tour in the United States and Canada with stops in many places where you can have the opportunity to hear her speak in person.

FAQs with Jane: What can I do if I want to work with animals?

Dr. Jane talks about the best ways you can follow your dreams to work in whatever field you want. The most important thing she says is to pursue higher education, and to speak with people in the field and ask them to tell their story of how they pursued their own career. If you want to work with animals contact people in your community who work with animals such as veterinarians, staff at local animal shelters or zoos and ask them to tell you their story.

FAQs with Jane: What is the most interesting thing you learned about chimpanzees and from them?

The most interesting thing Dr. Jane learned about the chimpanzees is just how similar they are to humans biologically and behaviorally. In this video, Dr. Jane tells us how we are different from them.
 
Visit our chimpanzee page to learn more janegoodall.org/chimpanzees.

FAQs with Jane: Are you a vegetarian?

Dr. Jane is indeed a vegetarian. She became a vegetarian after reading about intensive farming, not knowing about what the animals actually went through. The next time she looked at a piece of meat, Dr. Jane thought, this symbolizes fear, pain and death.

Dr. Jane Goodall in Panama Part 4

On November 15th, during the Spotlight for Biocultural Leadership week with Dr. Jane Goodall, the 38 contest winners, their guiding teachers, and judges enjoyed an afternoon with Dr. Jane Goodall.
 
The afternoon began with project setup, followed by a conversation between Dr. Jane Goodall and the 38 kids, viewing of the projects, a talk by Dr. Jane Goodall, the certificate ceremony, and finalized with a private talk between Dr. Jane Goodall, the teachers, coordinators, and judges.

Dr. Jane Goodall in Panama Part 3

On November 15th, during the Spotlight for Biocultural Leadership week with Dr. Jane Goodall, the 38 contest winners, their guiding teachers, and judges enjoyed an afternoon with Dr. Jane Goodall.
 
The afternoon began with project setup, followed by a conversation between Dr. Jane Goodall and the 38 kids, viewing of the projects, a talk by Dr. Jane Goodall, the certificate ceremony, and finalized with a private talk between Dr. Jane Goodall, the teachers, coordinators, and judges.

Dr. Jane Goodall in Panama Part 2

On November 15th, during the Spotlight for Biocultural Leadership week with Dr. Jane Goodall, the 38 contest winners, their guiding teachers, and judges enjoyed an afternoon with Dr. Jane Goodall.
 
The afternoon began with project setup, followed by a conversation between Dr. Jane Goodall and the 38 kids, viewing of the projects, a talk by Dr. Jane Goodall, the certificate ceremony, and finalized with a private talk between Dr. Jane Goodall, the teachers, coordinators, and judges.
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