Dr. Jane Goodall on the Environmental Importance of Planting Trees (Extended)
Dr. Jane Goodall is a British primatologist and conservationist. In 1960, she began her landmark study of chimpanzee behavior at the Gombe Stream National Park in Tanzania. Goodall founded the Jane Goodall Institute in 1977 and the Roots & Shoots youth program in 1991. She was appointed to serve as a United Nations Messenger of Peace in 2002 and was named a Dame of the British Empire the following year. National Geographic announced their latest documentary on the animal expert, titled Jane Goodall: The Hope. The film, which follows Goodall’s life and global activism, premiered on Earth Day. In May 2021, she received the Templeton prize, which recognized her life’s work.