Earth Day Google doodle delivers hopeful message from Dr. Jane Goodall

NEW DELHI: To celebrate Earth Day, Google recruited renown ethologist and conservationist, Dr. Jane Goodall, to deliver a message of hope about our planet's future.

"Every single individual matters, every single individual makes some impact on the planet every single day, and we have a choice as to what kind of difference we're going to make," says Dr. Goodall in a video produced for Google's Earth Day doodle.

Born in 1934, Goodall says she thinks she was born loving animals, and that her whole childhood was, "...animals, animals, animals." It was her passion for animals that led Goodall to Gombe, Tanzania where she began studying chimpanzees.

As Google notes in a blog post highlighting today's doodle, it was Goodall's research with chimpanzees that, "Rocked the scientific world and redefined the relationship between humans and the rest of the animal kingdom."


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