Dr. Jane Goodall DBE
Founder of the Jane Goodall Institute and UN Messenger of Peace
Jane Goodall DBE, a renowned a renowned primatologist, ethologist and environmentalist, is celebrated for her groundbreaking research on wild chimpanzees in Tanzania. Her advocacy has been instrumental in driving global reform, increasing public awareness and reshaping perspectives on issues such as community-led conservation, technology in conservation, human rights and the climate crisis.
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Dr. Goodhall established the Jane Goodall Institute in 1977, which continues the Gombe research and is a global leader in the effort to protect chimpanzees and their habitats. Today, Jane Goodall’s Roots & Shoots connects hundreds of thousands of youths in more than 130 countries who take action to make the world a better place for people, animals and the environment. Jane is a global icon who was appointed UN Messenger of Peace in 2002. For her work she has received many honours including a damehood in 2004. Now, she’s studying new subjects – humans! She has recently become a host of a brand-new podcast which will take listeners on a journey about her extraordinary life as well as hear from other changemaking guests.
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Dr. Goodall takes the audience on an ecological journey, discussing highlights and low points of her experiences in the jungle. She shows how progress is helping research (DNA analysis) and hurting the environment (clear-cutting). She draws a dozen parallels between primate and human behaviour, making the point that we really aren't all that different.
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