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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.

Dr. Jane Goodall in Panama Part 1

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.

2013 Humane Education Conference: Dr. Jane Goodall

"Educating for a Just, Peaceful and Sustainable Future" is a comprehensive humane education conference highlighting the power and promise of humane education as a key to fostering a generation of solutionaries committed to environmental preservation, animal welfare and human rights.
 
Presented by Humane Education Advocates Reaching Teachers (HEART), the Institute for Humane Education (IHE) and Jane Goodall's Roots & Shoots, the conference featured a dynamic program of speakers including Jane Goodall, DBE, UN Messenger of Peace and founder of the

2013 International Day of Peace Live Stream: Dr Jane Goodall

A live stream of Dr. Jane Goodall's message on "Education for Peace," the 2013 theme for the United Nations International Day of Peace, held on Sept. 18, 2013 in New York City. 

2013 Continuity Forum Live Stream: Dr. Jane Goodall & Dr. Sylvia Earle

From their live talk on November 6, 2013 at the ABC Continuity Forum in Miami, Dr. Jane Goodall and Dr. Sylvia Earle discuss the current state of our planet and the action we, as stewards of our earth, must do to preserve and heal the harm we have inflicted over the many years. 

FAQs with Jane: What is the best piece of advice you ever received?

Dr. Jane’s mother Vanne gave her the best piece of advice when she was young. When she wanted to go to Africa and everyone laughed at her, Dr. Jane’s mother would say, “If you really want something, you have to work hard, take advantage of opportunities, and never give up.”

FAQs with Jane: What is your favorite animal?

Dr. Jane’s favorite animal is a dog, although chimpanzees hold a special place in her heart.

FAQs with Jane: What is your favorite book?

Dr. Jane’s favorite book is “Lord of the Rings” by J.R.R. Tolkien because it takes her into an entirely different world.
 
Visit janegoodall.org/study-corner-reading-list for a list of Dr. Jane’s book recommendations.

FAQs with Jane: Do you hope your research continues at Gombe? Are there still things to learn?

Dr. Jane believes there is much more to learn about chimpanzees. She hopes the research at Gombe will continue for years to come and that with each passing year, it becomes more important because of all that we discover.
 
To learn more about the Gombe Stream Research Center, please visit janegoodall.org/programs/gombe-stream-research-center.

FAQs with Jane: Do the chimpanzees remember you when you come back to Gombe?

The older chimpanzees that Dr. Jane spent time observing remember her but the younger ones do not. Some studies of chimpanzees in captivity have shown that chimpanzees can remember people after 11 years.

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