One Cool Thing: Jane Goodall On the Cover of Time Magazine

This weeks’ TIME magazine cover features a very familiar face and perhaps one of the greatest conservationists of our time: Jane Goodall. You may know her for her work with Chimpanzees, but you may not know that she pioneered conservation, biodiversity, and climate change awareness back when they were still on the fringes of both politics and public thought. Now TIME is spotlighting not only her work but the legacy it’s left for future generations and the world.

 

Goodall, now 87, says that she sees both the worry and the hope in younger generations and that she’s determined to use the time she has to help them build a brighter future. “I’m about to leave the world and leave it behind me with all the mess,” she told TIME. “Young people have to grow up into it. They need every bit of help they can.”

 

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