Jane Goodall: 50 Years at Gombe (Hardcover)

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An updated, photo-filled account of a half century working with chimpanzees in East Africa by the renowned primatologist.

In honor of the field site’s fiftieth anniversary, Jane Goodall: 50 Years at Gombe is a compelling pictorial tribute to Dr. Goodall’s life, her studies of chimpanzee behavior, and her unflagging efforts to motivate people to make this world a better place. With new pho­tographs and updated text throughout, this revised edition retraces five decades of compassion and discovery.

Though the book covers a half century, the accomplishments of the past ten years alone have given the Jane Goodall Institute a great deal to celebrate. Recounted are endeavors at the Gombe field site including landmark research related to AIDS progression; establishing programs to improve sanitation, health care, and education in neighboring Tanzanian communities; and partnering with local people to pursue reforestation initiatives.

About the Author


Dr. Jane Goodall is one of the world’s most recognized scientists, the recipient of numerous awards, and a bestselling author. At age 76, Dr. Goodall spends more than 300 days of the year traveling the world, spreading her message of hope, and fundraising for her causes. She lives in Bournemouth, England. www.janegoodall.org


Product Details
ISBN: 9781584798781
ISBN-10: 1584798785
Publisher: Stewart, Tabori & Chang
Publication Date: October 1st, 2010
Pages: 144
Language: English