Dame Jane Goodall

Dame Jane Morris Goodall, DBE (born Valeria Jane Morris-Goodall on 3 April 1934), is a British primatologist, ethologist, anthologist, anthropologist, and UN Messenger of Peace. Considered to be world’s foremost expert on chimpanzees, Goodall is best known for her 45-year-study of social and family interactions of wild chimpanzees in Gombe Stream National Park, Tanzania

She is the founder of the Jane Goodall Institute and has worked extensively on conversation and animal welfare issues.

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  • 1980 Order of the Golden Ark, World Wildlife Award for Conservation
  • 1984 J. Paul Getty Wildlife Conservation Prize
  • 1985 Living Legacy Award from the International Women’s League
  • 1985 Society of the United States; Award for Humane Excellence, American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals
  • 1987 Ian Biggs’ Prize
  • 1989 Encyclopædia Britannica Award for Excellence on the Dissemination of Learning for the Benefit of Mankind; Anthropologist of the Year Award
  • 1990 The AMES Award, American Anthropologist Association; Whooping Crane Conservation Award, Conoco, Inc.; Gold Medal of the Society of Women Geographers; Inamori Foundation Award; Washoe Award; The Kyoto Prize in Basic Science
  • 1991 The Edinburgh Medal
  • 1993 Rainforest Alliance Champion Award
  • 1994 Chester Zoo Diamond Jubilee Medal
  • 1995 Commander of the Order of the British Empire, presented by Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II; The National Geographic Society Hubbard Medal for Distinction in Exploration, Discovery, and Research; Lifetime Achievement Award, In Defense of Animals; The Moody Gardens Environmental Award; Honorary Wardenship of Uganda National Parks
  • 1996: The Zoological Society of London Silver Medal; The Tanzanian Kilimanjaro Medal; The Primate Society of Great Britain Conservation Award; The Caring Institute Award; The Polar Bear Award; William Procter Prize for Scientific Achievement
  • 1997 John & Alice Tyler Prize for Environmental Achievement; David S. Ingells, Jr. Award for Excellence; Common Wealth Award for Public Service; The Field Museum’s Award of Merit; Tyler Prize for Environmental Achievement; Royal Geographical Society / Discovery Channel Europe Award for A Lifetime of Discovery
  • 1998 Disney’s Animal Kingdom Eco Hero Award; National Science Board Public Service Award; The Orion Society’s John Hay Award
  • 1999 International Peace Award; Botanical Research Institute of Texas International Award of Excellence in Conservation, Community of Christ International Peace Award
  • 2001 Graham J. Norton Award for Achievement in Increasing Community Livability; Rungius Award of the National Museum of Wildlife Art, USA; Roger Tory Peterson Memorial Medal, Harvard Museum of Natural History; Master Peace Award; Gandhi/King Award for Non-Violence
  • 2002 The Huxley Memorial Medal, Royal Anthropological Institute of Great Britain and Ireland; United Nations ”Messenger of Peace” Appointment
  • 2003 Benjamin Franklin Medal in Life Science; Harvard Medical School’s Center for Health and the Global Environment Award; Prince of Asturias Award for Technical and Scientific Achievement; Dame Commander of the Order of the British Empire, presented by His Royal Highness Prince Charles; Chicago Academy of Sciences’ Honorary Environmental Leader Award
  • 2004 Nierenberg Prize for Science in the Public Interest; Will Rogers Spirit Award, the Rotary Club of Will Rogers and Will Rogers Memorial Museums; Life Time Achievement Award, the International Fund for Animal Welfare; Honorary Degree from Haverford College
  • 2005 Honorary doctorate degree in science from Syracuse University
  • 2005 Presented with Discovery and Imagination Award
  • 2006 Received the 60th Anniversary Medal of the UNESCO and the French Légion d’honneur.
  • 2007 Honorary doctorate degree in commemoration of Carl Linnaeus from Uppsala University
  • 2007 Honorary doctorate degree from University of Liverpool
  • 2008 Honorary doctorate degree from University of Toronto
  • 1969 My Friends the Wild Chimpanzees
  • 1971 Innocent Killers (with H. van Lawick)
  • 1971 In the Shadow of Man Boston
  • 1986 The Chimpanzees of Gombe: Patterns of Behavior
  • 1990 Through a Window: 30 years observing the Gombe chimpanzees
  • 1991 Visions of Caliban
  • 1999 Brutal Kinship (with Michael Nichols)
  • 1999 Reason For Hope; A Spiritual Journey (with Phillip Berman)
  • 2000 40 Years At Gombe
  • 2000 Africa In My Blood (edited by Dale Peterson)
  • 2001 Beyond Innocence: An Autobiography in Letters, the later years (edited by Dale Peterson)
  • 2002 The Ten Trusts: What We Must Do To Care for the Animals We Love (with Marc Bekoff)
  • 2005 Harvest for Hope: A Guide to Mindful Eating
  • 2009 Hope for Animals and Their World: How Endangered Species Are Being Rescued from the Brink

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