Dr Jane Goodall is appearing in conversation at The Melbourne Museum
30.07.2022

Dr Jane Goodall is appearing in conversation at The Melbourne Museum

Known for her groundbreaking work with chimpanzees in what is now Tanzania, Dr Jane Goodall is appearing in conversation on August 25.

Joining live via a video link is Dr Jane Goodall, sharing why she is hopeful that humankind will solve the problems it has imposed on the Earth. She’ll be appearing in conversation with internationally acclaimed scientist, writer and conservationist Professor Tim Flannery.

The key takeaways

  • Renowned ecologist and conservationist Dr Jane Goodall is appearing in conversation with Professor Tim Flannery
  • They’ll be discussing global change, conservation and the loss of biodiversity
  • It all goes down on August 25 from 7:30

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With biodiversity decreasing rapidly at an alarming rate, saving critically threatened ecosystems across our plane has become more of a necessary conversation than ever. In this exclusive event with the Melbourne Museum, Dr Jane Goodall joins via live video link for a keynotes presentation, where she will discuss the projects that she is leading through the Jane Goodall Institute, her collaborations with communities and First Peoples to preserve endangered species and reduce the loss of biodiversity.

Following this, an intimate Q&A will be conducted by Professor Tim Flannery. He will be interviewing both Dr Goodall and Museums Victoria Research Institute’s Senior Curator of Terrestrial Vertebrates, Associate Professor Jane Melville.

Throughout her groundbreaking career, Goodall has brought the world closer to our nearest relatives through her scientific discoveries and studies on chimpanzees of the Gombe Stream National Park in Tanzania.

With her landmark study commencing in July 1960, Goodall has illuminated the intelligence of chimps – demonstrating their capacity for toolmaking, complex family relationships, intimate friendships, and violent nature.

Dr Goodall’s honours include the French Legion of Honor, the Medal of Tanzania, the 2021 Templeton Prize and Japan’s prestigious Kyoto Prize. In 2002, Dr Goodall was appointed to serve as a United Nations Messenger of Peace and in 2003 she was named a Dame of the British Empire.

This event will take place at Melbourne Museum and will also be streamed online. Guests can purchase a ticket to attend in person, or an online ticket to watch via live-stream.

Get your hands on a ticket by heading here.