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Jane Goodall

The Real Environmental Crisis: Lessons From The Green Patriarch

Krista Tippett | Posted 09.05.2012 | Religion
Krista Tippett

How interesting and fitting that the natural world might be the ground that brings science and religion back to a shared sense of purpose after a few hundred years of estrangement.

Someone, Not Something: The Truth of Cats and Chickens

Bruce Friedrich | Posted 09.04.2012 | Green
Bruce Friedrich

We get to see firsthand how these animals also have personalities, interests, and individuality -- that they are also someone, not something. But it's not just individuality that defines farm animals.

Reflections On Aging: Melissa Etheridge, Goldie Hawn, Alice Walker And Others

Marianne Schnall | Posted 08.04.2012 | Fifty
Marianne Schnall

"It would help not to treat age as if it were any less of a pleasure than it was when we were 6 1/2 and saying, 'I'm 6 1/2.' We could be saying, 'I'm 50 1/2' and say it with joy." -Gloria Steinem

Global Souls At The Rose Parade

Hayden Bixby | Posted 07.29.2012 | Travel
Hayden Bixby

I have recently realized that my US passport might be my most essential possession -- especially as I get older.

What the Chimps of Gombe Taught Me About Parenting

John Crocker | Posted 07.01.2012 | Parents
John Crocker

As a family doctor and the father of two boys, I realize each day how much these chimps living in remote valleys along the shores of Lake Tanganyika taught me about parenting and healing.

Joanna Zelman

How To Chase Chimps Through A Rainforest With A Camera And Face Mask

HuffingtonPost.com | Joanna Zelman | Posted 04.20.2012 | Green

Chasing chimpanzees up to 15 miles per day through a dense African forest, fighting thick vines and torrential rain, and donning a face mask and big r...

Review: Disneynature's Chimpanzee, at Home in the Cote d'Ivoire

Carole Mallory | Posted 06.19.2012 | Entertainment
Carole Mallory

Watching a giant chimpanzee named Freddie groom his tiny son, Oscar, is one of the highlights of the Disneynature film Chimpanzee. By unfolding each s...

Stars Come Out To Support Jane Goodall & 'Chimpanzee'

Posted 04.17.2012 | Entertainment

Some of Hollywood's most famous faces -- including Natalie Portman, Dave Matthews and Mariska Hargitay -- joined chimpanzee expert Jane Goodall to cel...

Joanna Zelman

Jane Goodall: Chimps Need Our Help 'Desperately'

HuffingtonPost.com | Joanna Zelman | Posted 03.20.2012 | Green

Dr. Jane Goodall hates apathy. The world-renowned chimp expert is the first to acknowledge that saving threatened species is an uphill battle, but...

2012: The Best Year Yet for Farm Animals (If You Want It)

Bruce Friedrich | Posted 04.09.2012 | Green
Bruce Friedrich

The past few months have been deeply encouraging for Americans who care about the worst abuses of farm animals, as legislation has been introduced tha...

Cara Santa Maria

WATCH: You Are Not Too Pretty To Do Math--Or Science!

HuffingtonPost.com | Cara Santa Maria | Posted 04.06.2012 | Science

2012-02-08-jdjgidjfidjfidijfdfcnvmnmvcnvmcnvmcbvcvbmcbvmcbv.jpgWomen make up just about half of the American workforce, but we hold less than a quarter of the STEM jobs. Why is that?

Fur Will Fly at First Scientific Conference on Animal Consciousness

Carolyn Bucior | Posted 02.04.2012 | Science
Carolyn Bucior

Birds, dolphins, elephants, mice, pre-historic human beings... Do any creatures other than modern-day people possess what we call consciousness? Brain researchers from around the world are set to explore that question this summer.

New Documentary Will Help Save Chimpanzee Habitats

Posted 01.19.2012 | Green

From Michael d'Estries and Mother Nature Network: Continuing a tradition of giving that goes back several years, Disneynature has announced that th...

Spend A Little, Give A Lot

Posted 11.21.2011 | Fifty

There's no better way to spread the joy of the holiday season than to give to those in need. But as the seasonal charity solicitations being to tug at...

In the Fight for Environmental Sustainability, GeoDesign Increasingly Being Used to Solve Big Challenges

David Kralik | Posted 11.28.2011 | Green
David Kralik

Geodesign is more than just a tool for protecting the environment. It also can be an instrument of peace.

Bonnie Christian

Jane Goodall Commemorates 50 Years Of Pioneer Research

HuffingtonPost.com | Bonnie Christian | Posted 11.26.2011 | Green

Half a century has passed since research pioneer Jane Goodall journeyed to Africa and changed the way humans think about their relationship to the ani...

Make Every Day International Peace Day: At Home or at School

Homa Sabet Tavangar | Posted 11.21.2011 | Parents
Homa Sabet Tavangar

How can we create a sense of International Peace Day every day? It takes work, and mindful effort, but it doesn't have to be complicated.

Angelina Jolie And Jane Goodall In New Film

People | Posted 11.06.2011 | Celebrity

Famed chimpanzee researcher Jane Goodall will soon be appearing onscreen with one of her most famous friends: Angelina Jolie. Jane's Journey, a ci...

Jane Goodall's Institute Sues Baby Food Company

AP | Posted 10.16.2011 | Food

NEW YORK -- Jane Goodall's nonprofit organization is suing an organic baby food company, claiming it failed to pay up after the primate expert agreed ...

The Far Side Of Religion: Notes On The Prophet Gary Larson

Michael Gilmour | Posted 09.06.2011 | Religion
Michael Gilmour

Ask anyone who read newspapers during the 1980s and '90s and they can recall at least one Far Side cartoon. What is surprising is the extent of the religious material found in these pages.

Astoria Characters: The Wild Things' Foster Mom

Nancy Ruhling | Posted 08.28.2011 | New York
Nancy Ruhling

Through the years, Donna Bungo has taken in a lot of animals; right now, four five-week-old squirrels are the only rescues in her family.

Animals Have Morality, too!

Dale Peterson | Posted 06.13.2011 | Books
Dale Peterson

I believe that morality evolved in response to the problem of naturally competitive individuals living in social groups. Since social groups appeared relatively early in the evolutionary story, so would the behavioral systems that make groups coherent.

A Happier Ending: Finding Permanent Sanctuary for Laboratory Chimps

Anjelica Huston | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Anjelica Huston

Taxpayer dollars being used to relocate the chimps, construct new housing in San Antonio and provide for their daily care in the laboratory should instead be used to fund their lifetime care in a sanctuary.

Think Small: The Art Of Scaling Back Your Goals

Susan Harrow | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Susan Harrow

I believe in the small idea, the small thought and the small bite. The only way I've succeeded at anything is to take small steps.

WATCH: Can Photographers Save The Planet?

Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

From iLCP: What is Conservation Photography? iLCP Photographer and multimedia producer Neil Ever Orborne delves into the power of photography when us...