chimpanzees http://iowapublicradio.org en Jane Goodall on Her Life, Work, and Legacy http://iowapublicradio.org/post/jane-goodall-her-life-work-and-legacy <p></p><p></p><p>Jane Goodall is famous for her groundbreaking observation of wild chimpanzees; but for the last 30 years, she’s devoted most of her time to traveling the world, telling her stories, and trying to fan the flames of an environmental movement that could save her beloved chimpanzees and so many other species from extinction.</p> Thu, 06 Mar 2014 21:54:02 +0000 Charity Nebbe & Emily Woodbury 37167 at http://iowapublicradio.org Jane Goodall on Her Life, Work, and Legacy Jill Pruetz on Empathy Among Primates http://iowapublicradio.org/post/jill-pruetz-empathy-among-primates <p>Increasingly recognized as "the next Jane Goodall" in primatology circles, Iowa State University primatologist Jill Pruetz brings incredible research and stories back to Iowa from Senegal in western Africa, where she studies the lives of savanna chimpanzees.</p> Thu, 06 Mar 2014 21:53:00 +0000 Charity Nebbe & Emily Woodbury 37168 at http://iowapublicradio.org Jill Pruetz on Empathy Among Primates Balancing Animal Welfare And Medical Advances http://iowapublicradio.org/post/balancing-animal-welfare-and-medical-advances <p>Approximately a thousand chimpanzees are held in U.S. laboratories for experiments. This week the federal government announced a proposal to list captive chimpanzees as endangered, a move that would increase protections for them.&nbsp; Today on River To River - two opposing views over whether this is a good idea and how it might affect advances in the field of medicine.</p> Thu, 13 Jun 2013 19:46:54 +0000 Emily Woodbury & Ben Kieffer 22398 at http://iowapublicradio.org Balancing Animal Welfare And Medical Advances