When I was told I would be interviewing legendary conservationist Dr Jane Goodall, DBE, I screamed because I was so excited. Even from a very young age I recognised that there were few female role models in environmental spaces – and the primate researcher was one of mine.

I had no idea what to expect when logging in to Zoom, but I was greeted by a very warm and friendly woman sitting in front of a bookcase with framed photographs representing decades of fond memories. Some of these featured people whom she would gesture to as they popped up in stories throughout our chat.

I started ...


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