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28 Apr 2020

We have disrespected animals and disrespected the environment’ – Dame Jane Goodall on coronavirus

Chief Correspondent

Warning: this report contains distressing images.

She’s been a global figurehead for international conservation for 6 decades – from her groundbreaking research with chimpanzees in Tanzania to conserving rainforests and campaigning to give people alternatives to killing and trafficking animals.

But now, in the midst of yet another global pandemic some say has been caused by human interference with wild animals, Jane Goodall says there is only one species that has caused this – us.