The Jane Goodall Institute, in collaboration with other animal welfare groups, has successfully petitioned the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to declare a new rule under which all chimpanzees—both wild and captive—must be protected as an endangered species.
"I'm a romantic," Jane Goodall says in this 2002 interview with Ira Flatow on Science Friday (animated by Blank on Blank). Here, she discusses both her observations and the places where her ideas have clashed with the scientific community — including her suspicion that ape-like cryptids actually exist.
John Oliver sat down with primatologist Jane Goodall recently to discuss the "objectivity" of scientific research and, more importantly, brainstorm dirty chimp names. It was a surprisingly productive meeting, notwithstanding Goodall's feelings toward Oliver.
Earlier this month, we brought you panoramic views of the Liwa Desert near Abu Dhabi, thanks to a Google Street View camera mounted on the back of a camel. Today we're taking you deep into the forests of Tanzania, where Google has brought you images of Gombe National Park, home of Jane Goodall's chimpanzees.
In a recent interview with NOVA's Secret Life of Scientists and Engineers, legendary primatologist Jane Goodall upends the boring and, frankly, dishonest myth that researchers are cold, dispassionate, robot-like, and unfailingly objective, with some compelling points in support of empathy in science.
Today is Jane Goodall's 80th birthday. To celebrate, Brain Picking's Maria Popova has assembled a poignant and thoughtful tribute to the legendary primatologist, featuring Goodall's reflections on science, religion and human responsibility.
From Darwin and Einstein to Hawking and Sagan, here are twenty-five amazing books written by world-famous scientists. These are legendary texts, popular science explainers, personal memoirs, and controversial new theories, and they're all enduring monuments to the power of science.
The Washington Post quizzes a bunch of famous and high-powered scientists about the books they read for fun, and the books that inspired them when they were younger. Their answers show how some science-fiction books have shaped their lives.