Dr. Jane Goodall, a primatologist and the 1990 Kyoto Prize laureate in Basic Sciences, was awarded 2020 Tang Prize in Sustainable Development on June 18, 2020.
Through her 30-year extensive study on free-living chimpanzees, Dr. Goodall revealed their behavior, society, and ecology, including many startling discoveries such as their utilization and production of tools, and use of body language. The Prize recognizes her ground-breaking discovery in primatology that redefines human-animal relationship and her lifelong, unparalleled dedication to the conservation of Earth environment.
Tang Prize is a set of biennial international awards established in Taiwan to encourage individuals across the globe for their outstanding contributions in the fields of Sustainable Development, Biopharmaceutical Science, Sinology, and Rule of Law. Congratulations for the great honor!
*The photo is Dr. Goodall who received the Kyoto Prize in 1990.