Valencia, Sep 23 (EFE).- British primatologist Jane Goodall considers that the future of the planet is in the hands of young people, since they “have in their hands to improve the current world”, and although she warns of the global problem that climate change, stresses that the last thing to lose is hope.

During a telematic intervention organized in Valencia by during its tenth anniversary festival, Goodall, one of the greatest science communicators of recent decades, reviewed for half an hour the questions of deputy director of this medium, María Ramírez, various current issues while reviewing her extensive experience.

Goodall is best known for her six-decade-long study of the social and family intentions of wild chimpanzees in Tanzania’s Gombe Stream National Park, although she has now become a social media influencer with a million followers, and seeks to through them to make people aware of the environmental issues affecting the planet.

This Friday, he recalled when he went to Tanzania with his mother (“she was a very young woman and it opened doors for me, because a lot of people wanted to help me”) and he stressed that upon his arrival in this country, his objective was “to study the behavior so similar that chimpanzees have to man”.

And of his travels to the rest of Africa, he highlighted how they realized on arrival that they had to “help people earn a living, so that they had tools to take care of the forests and save animals”.

Regarding the current situation of the planet, he underlined that climate change is a common problem: “We all eat and breathe, and for that we depend on the natural environment; That’s why you have to take care of it.”

That’s why Goodall stressed that the important thing is to “never lose hope”, and shared the four elements that allow him to realize this maxim: “Young people are fundamental, because they are aware, they know the problems and it is up to them to save the world; the extraordinary intentions of the innovative intentions of scientists; the resilience of nature and the struggle of people to do the impossible”.

Regarding the social movement against climate change that Greta Thunberg has led, she underlined “the rage” that the young woman uses in her interventions, despite the fact that in her opinion “it is not the right method to reach people. people”, and she explained that what you have to do is “tell stories with heart and transmit values ​​of respect for others, the environment and animals”.

Regarding the Russian invasion of Ukraine, the primatologist recalled that she had grown up during the Second World War: “The United Kingdom was attacked by the Nazis but Churchill awakened the fighting spirit in the British, and now c is what Zelensky is doing with Ukraine. You must have people who are hopeful.

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