Jane Goodall On Climate Change And Hope : Short Wave Jane Goodall is a renowned naturalist and scientist. She's made a career studying primates and chimpanzees. But lately — something else has been on her mind: climate change. It might feel like there's nothing we can do, but in her new book, The Book of Hope, co-authored with Douglas Abrams, Jane reflects on the planet and how future generations will fight to protect it.

Check out "Jane Goodall encourages all to act to save Earth in 'The Book of Hope'" for a review of her new book.

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Jane Goodall Says There's Hope For Our Planet. Act Now, Despair Later!

Jane Goodall Says There's Hope For Our Planet. Act Now, Despair Later!

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Primatologist Jane Goodall is honored for her lifetime achievements at a ceremony on her 85th birthday at City Hall in Los Angeles on April 3, 2019.
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Jane Goodall is a renowned naturalist and scientist. She's made a career studying primates and chimpanzees. But lately — something else has been on her mind: climate change. It might feel like there's nothing we can do, but in her new book, The Book of Hope, co-authored with Douglas Abrams, Jane reflects on the planet and how future generations will fight to protect it.

Check out "Jane Goodall encourages all to act to save Earth in 'The Book of Hope'" for a review of her new book.

The Book of Hope: A Survival Guide for Trying Times, by Jane Goodall and Douglas Abrams, with Gail Hudson Celadon Books hide caption

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The Book of Hope: A Survival Guide for Trying Times, by Jane Goodall and Douglas Abrams, with Gail Hudson

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This piece was originally produced for Morning Edition by Jamila Huxtable and edited by Reena Advani and Nell Clark.