Updates from Roots & Shoots projects around the world

Roots & Shoots Around the World – Spring 2017

Posted on March 25th, 2017 by Aoife Glass

Roots & Shoots is a global organsation with hundreds of groups in dozens of countries around the world, from Australia to America, and from Taiwan to Tanzania, where the first group was set up by Dr Jane Goodall herself.

Here are a selection of projects and updates from our sister group …

Abu Dhabi Youth Accepted To Roots & Shoots US National Youth Leadership Council

Posted on January 12th, 2017 by Paul Ratcliffe

Abu Dhabi student Morgan Pitman wins a place on Jane Goodall’s Roots & Shoots National Youth Leadership Council in the US.

International Day of Peace 21st September 2016 – “The Sustainable Development Goals: Building Blocks of Peace.”

Posted on September 13th, 2016 by Chief Agent Marcheva

Every year on September 21st , Roots & Shoots groups from around the world celebrate Roots & Shoots Peace Day and honour the UN International Day of Peace. Dr. Jane has been a UN Messenger of Peace since 2002 and she inspires us all to live in harmony with nature and …

Julia Migne’s Roots & Shoots video

Posted on September 7th, 2016 by Chief Agent Marcheva

Julia Migné is a conservationist and multimedia journalist. She is interested in reporting environmental issues and recently worked on a project looking at how involving local communities can affect the success of conservation projects in East Africa.

She created this lovely Roots & Shoots video to highlight the inspiring work of …

My week at Windsor Castle with my Roots & Shoots family

Posted on August 27th, 2016 by Chief Agent Marcheva

It seems like another lifetime since I read ‘In the Shadow of Man’ at the age of 9, and various later stages since. I’ll always remember how enthralled I was by Dr Goodall’s story. How she had somehow managed to transcend the species boundary (and become integrated as part of …

Jane Goodall’s Roots & Shoots UAE Spring 2016 Newsletter

Posted on June 24th, 2016 by Chief Agent Marcheva

Dear Roots & Shoots Members,

Welcome to the Spring edition of our UAE Autumn 2016 newsletter.

There has been so much activity there these last six months that I have to keep my introduction very short to fit all the exciting projects and events into our allocated space.

But I just want to …

Roots & Shoots ideas from Jess Doyle, Roots & Shoots in Abu Dhabi

Posted on October 9th, 2015 by Paul Ratcliffe

Roots & Shoots Abu Dhabi member Jess Doyle has come up with a whole host of great ideas that you can do to learn more about and help people, animals and the environment. Thanks Jess!…

Jane’s Visit to Abu Dhabi & Dubai – January 2015

Posted on February 24th, 2015 by Paul Ratcliffe

Dr Jane Goodall’s visit to UAE in January 2015 certainly got the local media buzzing! There were stories in The National before she even arrived as well as plenty of coverage of her trip once she got here.

Roots & Shoots is officially launched in UAE by Dr Jane Goodall

Posted on February 2nd, 2015 by Chief Agent Marcheva

It was a busy week for Dr Jane in UAE last week. Accompanied by Tara Golshan (Executive Director, Education) , she gave lectures at Khalifa University and NYU Abu Dhabi; numerous press interviews in Abu Dhabi and Dubai, and the first Roots & Shoots celebration at New York University….


Posted on May 8th, 2014 by Paul Ratcliffe

As well as being a great word (first coined in Denver, Colorado), xeriscaping is also a great idea. It is a set of principles to help landscape and plant gardens in such a way as to use as little water as possible. It’s already a popular practice in much of …

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