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Jane Goodall

Will New Zealand Ban the Ivory Trade? Jane Goodall and Helen Clark Speak Out

Jamie Joseph | Posted 07.20.2014 | Green
Jamie Joseph

Prominent New Zealand business leaders have teamed up with many of the most respected international conservation agencies and spokespeople to urge the New Zealand Government to consider a complete ban on all ivory trading.

Daily Meditation: Pray For World Peace

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 07.23.2014 | Religion

We all need help maintaining our personal spiritual practice. We hope that these daily meditations, prayers and mindful awareness exercises can be par...

UN Helen Clark: Rural Poverty Is Fuelling the Poaching Crisis

Jamie Joseph | Posted 07.11.2014 | Green
Jamie Joseph

With so many people living in poverty, Helen Clark explains that meeting the balance between conservation and development is perhaps the most complex in the array of responses to the illegal wildlife trade.

Jane Goodall: We Can Save the Elephants

Jamie Joseph | Posted 07.07.2014 | Green
Jamie Joseph

The Jane Goodall Institute is working towards a critical mass of young people who will go on to become the next generation of conservationists, teachers, parents, lawyers and politicians, forging forward with an inherent understanding that if we really do care about the future we have to make tough decisions today.

Looking Into Their Eyes: Jo-Anne McArthur's We Animals

Bruce Friedrich | Posted 05.12.2014 | Green
Bruce Friedrich

How do we secure, even among people who care about the world around them, a moment for animals? We Animals should do the trick.

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 06.11.2014 | 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 06.02.2014 | 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 05.31.2014 | 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 05.12.2014 | 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.