• Jane Goodall

    A day with Jane Goodall

    We spent Saturday with Dr Jane Goodall. Afterwards Jane asked me to write an account of the day. So here it is. Jane Goodall is excited. “Have you heard?” she says, as we eat lunch in the restaurant at Compton Acres in Poole. “We’ve been shortlisted for an Oscar!” She is referring to the film about her life, Jane’s Journey, which had its first UK showing at Bournemouth University. The scientist, conservationist and UN International Messenger of Peace, Dr Jane Goodall, DBE, spends ...

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    Hope For Animals and Their World

    Hope is the key. Two of Jane Goodall’s previous books include the word in the title; Harvest for Hope: A Guide to Mindful Eating (2005) and Reason For Hope; A Spiritual Journey (1999). Jane Goodall inspires hope. First through her work with chimpanzees in Gombe, and later simply through being who she is. Jane Goodall, Dame Commander of the British Empire, United Nations Messenger for Peace, recipient of countless awards –  the  French Legion of Honor, the Kyoto Prize, the Benjamin Franklin Medal in Life Science, the Gandhi-King Award for Nonviolence. International environmental icon and the most famous female scientist on the planet. Following an academic career celebrated for revolutionary…