Dr Jane Goodall Dr Jane Goodall Awarded conservationist 2015 fShare At the age of 26 Dr Jane Goodall started her jurney from England to Tanzania. Equipped with little more than a notebook, binoculars, and her fascination with wildlife, Jane Goodall braved a realm of unknowns to give the world a remarkable window into humankind’s closest living relatives. Through more than 50 years of groundbreaking work, Dr. Jane Goodall has not only shown us the urgent need to protect chimpanzees from extinction; she has also redefined species conservation to include the needs of local people and the environment. Today she travels the world, speaking about the threats facing chimpanzees and environmental crises, urging each of us to take action on behalf of all living things and planet we share. (Source http://www.janegoodall.org/our-story/about-jane/) In 2015, TPWF had the great honour to give the award "The Conservationist of the Year" to Dr Jane Goodall for her lifelong work in conservation.