Posts tagged "jane goodall"

Jane Goodall: To Really Make A Difference, Act Locally

“We are constantly told to buy more, buy, buy, buy! But do we really need it?”…

Claire Hannum / May 27, 2015

Jane Goodall: Still Awesome After All These Years

Jane Goodall is one of my personal heroes, so I was delighted to see this pair of photos of her — one as a young researcher playing with a chimpanzee in the early 60s, and another more recent shot (below) of her and another chimp enjoying a similarly silly interaction. The only detectable change i…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger / June 12, 2013

Unlikely Style Icon: Jane Goodall

I grew up in a very primate-centric household. My mom was part of a team at the Oregon Zoo in the 1970s that taught sign language to chimpanzees, and my dad worked as a vet tech for 30 years, taking care of all different kinds of monkeys. My parents would often refer to the relationshi…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger / November 9, 2010

Girl Scouts Wear Badges For A Reason

Mmmm, Girl Scout Cookies. The things I’ve done to a box of those bad boys are too embarrassing to type. But it turns out I have more that one reason to feel guilty for eating so many. Two 12-year old Girl Scouts in Ann Arbor, Michigan, are refusing to hock the schlock treats because the…

Simcha / April 17, 2008