SMART PLANET: How Jane Goodall’s Legacy is Alleviating Poverty

Wendee Nicole, Mongabay SRI Fellow, recently published a piece on SmartPlanet’s Global Observer Blog. The piece discusses the connection between forest conservation and poverty relief.

Copyright (c) 2014 Wendee Nicole.

HOIMA, UGANDA — Many know Jane Goodall as the daring British secretary who lived with wild chimpanzees in Tanzania’s Gombe Stream National Park, but her legacy includes much more. Goodall, who turned 80 this week, spreads her trademark message of hope for people and wildlife around the globe, yet fewer realize her legacy continues in Africa under the able leadership of locals.  Read the full piece on SmartPlanet.