Science & Tech
Lesson time 02:30 min
Meet Dr. Jane. She's one of the most accomplished scientists and conservationists of our time. And now, she's your instructor.
In case you're wondering what I'm going to be talking about in this MasterClass, I want to tell you a little bit about how it all began, about my life's journey, and how it led me to the forests of Gombe to study the chimpanzees there, how I did it. I'd like to share with you a little bit about some of the amazing things that I've been able to find out about these closest relatives of ours. And I'd like to tell you why it was I felt I had to leave the forest that I love-- because chimpanzees are decreasing in numbers right across Africa-- how I got to understand about extinction, about the destruction of the environment, about all the harm that we humans have inflicted on Mother Earth. And most importantly, I'd like to share with you what we can all do together to right the wrongs, to heal some of the harm, and especially, what you can do to make this a better world. I'm Jane Goodall, and this is my MasterClass.
There is still a window of time. Nature can win if we give her a chance. In her first ever online class, Dr. Jane Goodall teaches how you can conserve the environment. She also shares her research on the behavioral patterns of chimpanzees and what they taught her about conservation. You'll learn how to act locally and protect the planet.
I learned that caring about little things, matter. Small changes in my own behaviors can have a positive influence on the world around me. Dr. Goodall is very inspirational.
I have learned about Roots and Shoots, a non profit that shares and promotes conservation to youth.
Jane is phenomenal. Everyone can take a page from her book of compassion, kindness and selflessness.
Dr. Goodall is such an inspiration to share her life and story. The basic premise to her life is connection, how we are all connected to our environment and the world. With connection comes responsibility to live to our fullest ability to care for all we have been given and to teach others that same sacred value.