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National Geographic (Oct. 2017)

“There’s this glamorous young girl out in the jungle with potentially dangerous animals. People like romanticizing, and people were looking at me as though I was that myth that they had created in their mind.

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National Geographic (Oct. 2017)

The pressures to pose rankled Jane, but she handled it diplomatically. In a letter to Melvin Payne, whose National Geographic committee oversaw her funding, Jane wrote, “Certainly I understand that it is necessary to build up a story around ‘Jane Goodall’ and we have cooperated with Joanne as much as we possibly could.”

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Animal Rights: Jane Goodall , we can only overcome cruelty,...

“If only we can overcome cruelty, to human and animal, with love and compassion we   shall stand at the threshold of a new era in human moral and spiritual evolution – and   realize, at last, our most unique quality: humanity.” 97 more words


“You cannot get through a single day without having an impact on the world around you.

“What you do makes a difference, and you have to decide what kind of difference you want to make.”

-Jane Goodall <3

Inspirational Quotes

The Observed Observing the Observers

I was three months into a new job. It was a part-time position as a deli clerk for a large chain supermarket. I worked behind the counter. 467 more words

Writing, Blogging, Etc.

Jane Goodall puts out call to action after receiving honorary degree from Western University

World-renowned primatologist, Jane Goodall, has been honoured by Western University.

Goodall was presented with a Doctor of Science honoris causa at a special convocation ceremony, on Wednesday. 511 more words


Jane Goodall on her greatest discovery, and seeing herself in 'Jane'

Jane Goodall is known the world over for her groundbreaking work on chimpanzees, and her life was recently chronicled in the stellar National Geographic documentary… 380 more words