World-famous primatologist and researcher Dame Jane Goodall is to visit Hungary on May 17-18, the organisers of the event told a press conference on Wednesday.
On May 17 the researcher is to talk to reporter Tamas Frei at the Eötvös Loránd University about a sustainable lifestyle in the western world which does not damage less developed countries.
On the following day, she will inaugurate a nature trail named after her in Budapest’s district 2.
In the event primarily designed for children, Goodall will talk of her Roots and Shoots initiative for the environmental education of children. The trail will be open to visitors from April 15.
Jane Goodall is considered the world’s foremost researcher in chimpanzees’ behaviour.
A founder of the Jane Goodall Institute, she has worked extensively on conservation and animal welfare issues. She has served on the board of the Nonhuman Rights Project since its founding in 1996. In April 2002, she was named a UN Messenger of Peace.
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