Entries Tagged as 'Jane Goodall'

JANE (2017)

November 16th, 2017 · 1 Comment · Movies

Review By KRISTIN WALD Jane Goodall made her name 50 years ago through painstakingly observing chimpanzees in Gombe, and has recently been traveling all over the world promoting responsible stewardship of the earth and all of its inhabitants. “JANE,” from director Brett Morgen, is a wonderful new documentary that tells the story of how a young, […]

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Animals Matter: A Biologist Explains Why We Should Treat Animals with Compassion and Respect

November 23rd, 2013 · 2 Comments · Books

Review By JACQUELINE BODNAR This is a book that has been written for those in high school and beyond. It provides great insight into the many ways that animals are impacted by humans. Not only does it provide facts and information, but it also offers thought-provoking questions. Marc Bekoff takes the reader through animal well-being […]

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Rickie and Henri

October 6th, 2012 · No Comments · Books

Review By JESSICA ALMY A book about interspecies friendship? Written by Jane Goodall, hero for animals and founder of Roots and Shoots? AND illustrated by Alan Marks? Imagine my excitement when I found this title at my local library! Based on a true story, this book is geared to kids a little older than most […]

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The Watcher: Jane Goodall’s Life with the Chimps

June 17th, 2012 · 2 Comments · Books

Review By JENNIFER KALI My three-year-old daughter has been obsessed with orangutans lately. It started when, in an effort toavoid the Memphis heat Memorial Day weekend, we stepped into an IMAX theater and saw the movie “Born to Be Wild.” The movie is adorable with cute baby orangutans in diapers drinking milk from a bottle, and […]

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