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Jane Goodall

Jane Goodall Trades Chimps For Bears

The Huffington Post | Carly Ledbetter | Posted 04.21.2014 | Travel

A few weeks ago, Huff Post Travel was invited to an exclusive premier of Disneynature's latest feature film, "Bears." Set amidst a spectacular Ala...

Seeds of Intimacy -- The Jane Goodall Effect

Frances Moore Lappe | Posted 04.11.2014 | Books
Frances Moore Lappe

What I'd never fully gotten before this book is how knowledge could awaken feelings of intimacy. As I read Seeds of Hope, again and again I felt appreciation, gratitude and awe. And are these not feelings we associate with intimacy and even love?

Dr. Jane Goodall's 80th Birthday: Being Smart Is Sexy, and Being Gentle Does Not Make You Weak

Pippa Biddle | Posted 04.02.2014 | Green
Pippa Biddle

You are an example to all women that being gentle does not make you weak, and that being soft-spoken does not mean that you have nothing to say.

The Gift of the Forest: Jane Goodall at 80

Bill Halamandaris | Posted 03.31.2014 | Green
Bill Halamandaris

Jane's understanding of nature -- the gift of the forest -- and her resulting reverence for life has led her to campaign for compassion. Her central message is the unity of life.

Why Protecting the Environment 'For Future Generations' Is a Bad Idea

Jamie Bechtel | Posted 03.12.2014 | Green
Jamie Bechtel

Future generations matter. Long-term sustainability matters. But we will not win the long game if we do not recognize that protecting the lives of children today matters more. It makes us better people. It makes us better environmentalists.

With Eyes Wide Open: Nature's Healing Wisdom and Beauty

Joel and Michelle Levey | Posted 03.03.2014 | Hawaii
Joel and Michelle Levey

A gentle and welcome rain falls around us here at our Island home, rippling through our ponds, splashing on leaves, nourishing the orchards, bamboo gr...

Oxygen Nation: Whatever Your Politics, Embrace Your Inner Tree Hugger

Craig Bowron | Posted 01.25.2014 | Green
Craig Bowron

In any war it's critical to carefully brand your opponent, and in the war over climate change and what to do about it, the "climate deniers" have won the branding battle.

Jane Goodall: Sowing 'Seeds of Hope'

Sierra | Posted 11.12.2013 | Green
Sierra

JANE GOODALL may be the world's most famous primatologist, but lately she's been spending more time focusing on a life form less intelligent than the chimpanzees she studied in Tanzania. In fact, one that has no brains at all: plants.

PHOTOS: 18 Science Greats When They Were Cute Kids

The Huffington Post | Posted 09.03.2013 | Science

Albert Einstein wasn't always the old guy with the bushy white hair. Once upon a time he was once just a cute little three-year-old -- and the same is...

LOOK: This Chimpanzee Can Paint Better Than You

Posted 08.14.2013 | Arts

It's no secret that the animal kingdom boasts more than a few aspiring artists. Take, for example Justin the painting horse or Bozie the abstract elep...

The Snake, the Seeker and the Smartphone

Mary Ellen Hannibal | Posted 08.07.2013 | Green
Mary Ellen Hannibal

Effective communication about the environment, check. Inspiration to address threats to Earth processes, check. Community of like-minded people who ...

World Population Day: 18 Groups Taking Action

Danielle Nierenberg | Posted 09.08.2013 | Green
Danielle Nierenberg

Thursday, July 11th, is World Population Day. The United Nations estimates that global population will swell to 9 billion by the year 2050. Most of t...

Visions for the Future: Good News and the Good Life

Robert Rippberger | Posted 08.06.2013 | Good News
Robert Rippberger

By Adrian Brannen-Jurgenson and Robert Rippberger It can be said that today it is easier to imagine the end of the world than any possibility of utop...

10 Real World Princesses Who Don't Need Disney Glitter

David Trumble | Posted 11.20.2013 | Parents
David Trumble

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Famed Primatologist Jane Goodall Caught Plagiarizing

The Huffington Post | Katherine Bindley | Posted 03.20.2013 | Books

The Washington Post has uncovered evidence of plagiarism in a new book by Jane Goodall, perhaps the world's most well-known primatologist. Co-auth...

Women: The Unsung Heroes of the Environment

Bianca Jagger | Posted 05.08.2013 | Green
Bianca Jagger

More than ever, as we face the challenges of combating climate change, deforestation, the melting of the Arctic sea ice, we will need these women: their skills, their wisdom and their knowledge.

The Cruelest of All Factory Farm Products: Eggs From Caged Hens

Bruce Friedrich | Posted 03.16.2013 | Green
Bruce Friedrich

You wouldn't be able to move, so your muscles and bones would deteriorate. Your feet would become lacerated. You would go insane. That's precisely what happens to laying hens.

Grand Marshal Of This Year's Rose Parade

Posted 12.27.2012 | Los Angeles

The grand marshal of the 2013 Rose Parade will be Jane Goodall, renowned chimpanzee researcher and environmentalist. In response to receiving the h...

Humanlike Violence Is Extremely Rare in Other Animals

Marc Bekoff | Posted 02.18.2013 | Denver
Marc Bekoff

Given recent acts of heinous human violence in addition to the ongoing wars in which we're engaged, it's worth revisiting what we know about the social behavior of nonhuman animals (animals).

The Miraculous and Mythic Jane Goodall

Suza Scalora | Posted 01.12.2013 | Good News
Suza Scalora

She was a hero to me, an inspiring woman who represented the possibility of living your dreams while helping the animals that inhabit the world with us. Little did I know that one day, our paths would cross.

Planet Without Apes?

Craig Stanford | Posted 01.23.2014 | Science
Craig Stanford

Against all odds, the great apes have hung on in remote pockets of the world into the 21st century. Their fate will decided in the remainder of the century, as we grapple with large scale environmental changes that threaten our own lives as well.

Jane Goodall, Too Many Choices and the Art of Giving Yourself Permission

Justine Musk | Posted 12.31.2012 | Women
Justine Musk

What is it that you're not doing -- in your work, in your life -- because you feel you need permission? If someone had given you that permission as a youngster, what do you think you'd be doing now? Do you think it's too late?

David Moye

WATCH: Jane Goodall Goes Ape For Bigfoot

HuffingtonPost.com | David Moye | Posted 10.02.2012 | Weird News

The most famous primatologist in the world is ape about Bigfoot. Jane Goodall made her name studying chimpanzees in Africa and by discovering that ...

Mother, Environmentalist & Dreamer: Jane Goodall Is My Hero

Rachel Lincoln Sarnoff | Posted 08.22.2012 | Green
Rachel Lincoln Sarnoff

The world has been fascinated with Jane Goodall for more than 50 years, whether through her books, detailing profound discoveries linking primates to humans, or through television shows. Take that, Snooki.

Leather: Bad for the Environment, Workers, Communities, and Animals

Bruce Friedrich | Posted 10.01.2012 | Green
Bruce Friedrich

Every time we choose what we're going to wear, we make a statement about who we are in the world: Progressive values involve taking the side of the weak against the strong, but wearing dead animals does the opposite of that.