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Jane Goodall launches Roots & Shoots youth programme in Malaysia

Jane Goodall walks the talk. The world-renowned primatologist, conservationist, anthropologist, and United Nations Messenger of Peace saves half packets of sugar in cafés to use later, puts a do-not-disturb sign on her hotel room so sheets and towels are not washed unnecessarily, and would never dream of leaving behind a half-used bar of soap. 1,689 more words


Karibu Gombe

After days of travel and very little sleep, I find myself jet lagged yet safely arrived in Gombe. Just north of Kigoma, along the shores of Lake Tanganyika, this national park is one of the smallest in Tanzania– a fact that might surprise a traveler arriving by boat. 608 more words


“Never, never be afraid to do what’s right, especially if the well-being of a person or animal is at stake.  Society’s punishments are small compared to the wounds we inflict on our soul when we look the other way.” – Martin Luther King Jr. 603 more words


Is that.... Dr Jane Goodall!!!!


but it’s fun and full of memories. ~

First semester’s almost over. There were welcoming dance, my first prom, sport’s day… I attended my first MUN conference, club performances, Zoom Beat Concert… School work and tests are so much harder and it feels suffocating at times. 309 more words


Jane Goodall and Cornel West headline free lecture series at U of W

Acclaimed primatologist Dr. Jane Goodall will be giving a free lecture at the University of Winnipeg in September.

The animal and environmental activist has been named the second speaker in the Axworthy Lecturer Series on Social Justice and the Public Good, the university stated in a press release on Thursday. 134 more words


The Jane Effect

Jane Goodall turned 80 last year and many of us who have had the privilege to know and work with her were asked to write something as a birthday gift to her.  643 more words


Not Finding Bigfoot

I have a confession to make. I watch Finding Bigfoot, and I enjoy it. Though when I say I enjoy it, I mean it makes me laugh and I find it amusing, as any actual investigation and research is as absent as the hairy hominid itself. 594 more words