Jane Goodall http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/31764/all en Man's relationship with nature has gone wrong: Jane Goodall http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130209/mans-relationship-nature-has-gone-wrong-jane-goodall <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Jane Goodall greets the audience by imitating a chimpanzee, then launches into an hour-long talk on her relationship with apes and how, from being a primatologist, she became an activist to protect them.</p> <p>At 78, Goodall, who has 53 years of studying chimps behind her, is still criss-crossing the planet to raise the awareness of populations and their leaders on the fate of the apes and the need to protect the environment.</p> <p>"I haven't been more than two or three weeks in one place at one time," for the past 25 years, she says.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130209/mans-relationship-nature-has-gone-wrong-jane-goodall" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Apes Environment Fauna of Africa Jane Goodall Technology Zoology AFP Sun, 10 Feb 2013 04:45:34 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5751514 at http://www.globalpost.com Jane Goodall: chimp scientist turned activist http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130209/jane-goodall-chimp-scientist-turned-activist <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>When Jane Goodall, chimpanzee activist and the first scientist to observe that apes as well as humans use tools, "knocks at somebody's door they come," said Ian Redmond, chair of the Ape Alliance, a coalition of conservation groups.</p> <p>"Jane is known by and trusted by heads of state, the Dalai Lama ... She's become an icon of conservation," said Redmond, who has known Goodall since the 1980s, the point at which she went from being a scientist to being an activist.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130209/jane-goodall-chimp-scientist-turned-activist" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Ethologists Jane Goodall Jane Goodall Primatologists Technology AFP Sun, 10 Feb 2013 04:46:04 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5751524 at http://www.globalpost.com China pillages Africa like old colonialists: Jane Goodall http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/140218/china-pillages-africa-old-colonialists-jane-goodall <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>China is exploiting Africa's resources just like European colonisers did, with disastrous effects for the environment, acclaimed primatologist Jane Goodall has told AFP.</p> <p>On the eve of her 80th birthday, the fiery British wildlife crusader is whizzing across the world giving a series of lectures on the threats to our planet.</p> <p>And the rising world power's involvement on the continent especially raises alarms when it comes to her beloved chimpanzees and wildlife habitats.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2014.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/140218/china-pillages-africa-old-colonialists-jane-goodall" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Ethologists Jane Goodall Jane Goodall Primatologists AFP Tue, 18 Feb 2014 05:46:06 +0000 Agence France-Presse 6073398 at http://www.globalpost.com China pillages Africa like old colonialists: Jane Goodall http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/140218/china-pillages-africa-old-colonialists-jane-goodall <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>China is exploiting Africa's resources just like European colonisers did, with disastrous effects for the environment, acclaimed primatologist Jane Goodall has told AFP.</p> <p>On the eve of her 80th birthday, the fiery British wildlife crusader is whizzing across the world giving a series of lectures on the threats to our planet.</p> <p>And the rising world power's involvement on the continent especially raises alarms when it comes to her beloved chimpanzees and wildlife habitats.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2014.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/140218/china-pillages-africa-old-colonialists-jane-goodall" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Ethologists Jane Goodall Jane Goodall Primatologists AFP Tue, 18 Feb 2014 05:46:06 +0000 Agence France-Presse 6073399 at http://www.globalpost.com Great apes face extinction: conservationist Jane Goodall http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/140729/great-apes-face-extinction-conservationist-jane-goodall <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>The world's great apes face extinction within decades, renowned chimpanzee expert Jane Goodall warned Tuesday, in a call to arms to ensure man's closest relatives are not wiped out.</p> <p>"If we don't take action the great apes will disappear, because of both habitat destruction as well as trafficking," Goodall told AFP in an interview in the Kenyan capital.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2014.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/140729/great-apes-face-extinction-conservationist-jane-goodall" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Apes Environment Human Interest Jane Goodall Jane Goodall Primatologists Technology AFP Tue, 29 Jul 2014 15:01:01 +0000 Agence France-Presse 6218072 at http://www.globalpost.com