Jane Goodall

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Sarah Silverman: ‘The hypocrisy blows my mind.  What is the difference between saying ‘crap’ and ‘shit’? Yet you have to bleep ‘shit’.” Photograph: Brinson+Banks/New York Times

“Donald? That’s my dad’s name,” Sarah Silverman nearly yells. “Of course it’s also the name of . . .” We’re here already. You just can’t escape the c(...)

Dr Jane Goodall with a chimpanzee at the Uganda Wildlife Education Centre in June 2018. Photograph: Sumy Sadurni

As soon as Dr Jane Goodall steps out of the Jeep by the chimpanzee enclosure at the Uganda Wildlife Education Centre, there’s a sudden outcry. The chi(...)

Jane Goodall in Gombe National Park, 1965: her findings on the social and family interactions of wild chimpanzees would challenge the scientific orthodoxy of her time

When conservationist and primatologist Dr Jane Goodall ventured into Tanzania’s Gombe Stream National Park in 1960, she wasn’t Dr Jane Goodall. Indeed(...)

Harambe: a boy entered the 17-year-old gorilla’s enclosure. Photograph: Jeff McCurry/Cincinnati Zoo

Each week some story emerges that invites us to pretend we are the greatest living authority on stuff about which we know next to nothing. This week t(...)

A reconstruction of Homo naledi’s head by paleoartist John Gurche, who spent some 700 hours recreating  it from bone scans.

Excavations in a cave in South Africa have unearthed a new species of early human. The find is extraordinary because it suggests that this species int(...)

Every day I walk for one or two hours in the woods that surround the town where I live in Canada. These walks have informed the writing of my novel as(...)

Andrea Jones photographing the gardens at Ballyfin House, Co Laois. Photograph: Richard Johnston

Flick through the pages of any glossy British or American gardening magazine and you’ll almost certainly come across the work of award-winning photogr(...)

Chimpanzee

We love the idea of Disneynature. The House of Mouse may own and manage everything from Pixar to Marvel Comics. But while there’s a bout(...)