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Transcript of Jane Goodall
My job is to study chimpanzees. I best known for my 45-year study of wild chimpanzees in Gombe Stream National Park, Tanzania.
My book is called
Through a Window
I was born in London, England
3 April 1934
that would make me 79 today
I am the founder of the Jane Goodall Institute
and the Roots & Shoots program
I have served on the board of the
Nonhuman Rights Project since its founding in 1996
My name is Jane Goodall
Hugo Eric Louis
Baron Hugo Van Lawick
Born in 1967 (33)
1980: Order of the Golden Ark, World Wildlife Award for Conservation
1984: J. Paul Getty Wildlife Conservation Prize
1985: Living Legacy Award from the International Women's League
1985:Society of the United States; Award for Humane Excellence, American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals
1987: Ian Biggs' Prize
1989: Encyclopædia Britannica Award for Excellence on the Dissemination of Learning for the Benefit of Mankind; Anthropologist of the Year Award
1990: The AMES Award, American Anthropologist Association; Whooping Crane Conservation Award, Conoco, Inc.; Gold Medal of the Society of Women Geographers; Inamori Foundation Award; Washoe Award; The Kyoto Prize in Basic Science
1991: The Edinburgh Medal
1993: Rainforest Alliance Champion Award
1994: Chester Zoo Diamond Jubilee Medal
1995: Commander of the Order of the British Empire, presented by Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II; The National Geographic Society Hubbard Medal for Distinction in Exploration, Discovery, and Research; Lifetime Achievement Award, In Defense of Animals; The Moody Gardens Environmental Award; Honorary Wardenship of Uganda National Parks
1996: The Zoological Society of London Silver Medal; The Tanzanian Kilimanjaro Medal; The Primate Society of Great Britain Conservation Award; The Caring Institute Award; The Polar Bear Award; William Procter Prize for Scientific Achievement
1997: John & Alice Tyler Prize for Environmental Achievement; David S. Ingells, Jr. Award for Excellence; Common Wealth Award for Public Service; The Field Museum's Award of Merit; Tyler Prize for Environmental Achievement; Royal Geographical Society / Discovery Channel Europe Award for A Lifetime of Discovery
1998: Disney's Animal Kingdom Eco Hero Award; National Science Board Public Service Award; The Orion Society's John Hay Award
1999: International Peace Award; Botanical Research Institute of Texas International Award of Excellence in Conservation, Community of Christ International Peace Award, Tournament of Roses Parade Grand Marshal Dr. Jane Goodall, 11th female Grand Marshal, at Tournament House, 2012
2001: Graham J. Norton Award for Achievement in Increasing Community Livability; Rungius Award of the National Museum of Wildlife Art, USA; Roger Tory Peterson Memorial Medal, Harvard Museum of Natural History; Master Peace Award; Gandhi/King Award for Non-Violence
2002: The Huxley Memorial Medal, Royal Anthropological Institute of Great Britain and Ireland; United Nations "Messenger of Peace" Appointment
2003: Benjamin Franklin Medal in Life Science; Harvard Medical School's Center for Health and the Global Environment Award; Prince of Asturias Award for Technical and Scientific Achievement; Dame Commander of the Order of the British Empire, presented by His Royal Highness Prince Charles; Chicago Academy of Sciences' Honorary Environmental Leader Award
2004: Nierenberg Prize for Science in the Public Interest; Will Rogers Spirit Award, the Rotary Club of Will Rogers and Will Rogers Memorial Museums; Life Time Achievement Award, the International Fund for Animal Welfare; Honorary Degree from Haverford College
2005: Honorary doctorate degree in science from Syracuse University
2005:Honorary doctorate degree in science from Rutgers University
2005: Presented with Discovery and Imagination Award
2006: Received the 60th Anniversary Medal of the UNESCO and the French Légion d'honneur.
2007: Honorary doctorate degree in commemoration of Carl Linnaeus from Uppsala University
2007: Honorary doctorate degree from University of Liverpool
2008: Honorary doctorate degree from University of Toronto
2011: Honorary doctorate degree from American University of Paris
2011: Grand Officer of the Order of Merit of the Italian Republic
2012: Named Grand Marshal of the 2013 Tournament of Roses Parade
2012: Honorary doctorate degree from National Tsing Hua University (NTHU, Taiwan)
With the exception of my 24 degrees I have won 81 awards
Since I did not have enough money to go to college instead I saved my money to go to Africa and follow my dreams. However, I never went to collage but these six colleges gave me various Honorary Doctrate Degrees.
University of Toronto
Unversity of Liverpool
National Tsing Hua University
American University of Paris
My monkey named Jubilee
The Chimpanzees I love
My Thirty Years with chimpanzees
The Chimpanzee Family
Among the Chimpanzees
My Life with the Chimpanzees
Chimps, so Like Us
Jane Goodall, 40 Years at Gomb
Reason for Hope
In the Shadow of a Man
Africa in my Blood
Some other books i have written are:
Influence on Society
1.) I discovered that cimpanzees are omnivores not carnivors.
2.) I discovered that cimpanzees are able to make tools.
3.) I concluded that there is no definate line between humans
My message to the world
Where tansinia is
When asked about what I believed in this was my response:
I don't have any idea of who or what God is. But I do believe in some great spiritual power. I feel it particularly when I’m out in nature. It’s just something that's bigger and stronger than what I am or what anybody is. I feel it. And it's enough for me."
Gary Larson wrote a comic about two chimpaneezes
groming each other. One finds a blonde hair in the others
fur and says, Conducting a little more 'research' with that Jane Goodall tramp?" When this was published I was in Africa and when I
came back my lawyers of the Jane Goodall Insitute sewed Gary Larson. Now any shirts sold with the comic on it go to the Jane
Goodall institute. This was a little disapionting but I soon forgot about it.
One day my mom kicked me out of the house
and told me to play outsideWhen I was little I
was curious about how chickens were able to
lay eggs. So I spent five hours in the chicken
coop studying them. My curiosity as a child
made me curious as a child.
World War 2 was happening when I was a young kid