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Jane Goodall’s Roots & Shoots Youth Leadership Gathering 2017, Windsor Castle, Reflections by Kate Melville-Rea, Roots & Shoots UAE representative

Posted on August 10th, 2017 by Chief Agent Marcheva

I received the privilege to stay at Windsor Castle for a week, and meet with Roots & Shoots leaders from across the world.

The week taught me three important practices that I hope to use as I tackle new projects and disputes in the future. These are: the importance of collaboration …

Jane Goodall’s Roots & Shoots Youth Leadership Gathering 2017, Windsor Castle, Reflections by Matilda Gratton, Roots & Shoots UK representative

Posted on August 10th, 2017 by Chief Agent Marcheva

Being at Windsor for a week has been truly inspiring and has given me so much hope. Hearing everyone’s stories and empathizing with their background, as well as realising the similarity in the struggles we all face was a highlight for me. Staying in the castle reminded me throughout how …

Most Outstanding Group Winner Dulwich Prep London visits RSPCA’s Mallydams Educational Centre

Posted on July 13th, 2017 by Chief Agent Marcheva

On Thursday, 8th June, 25 boys from the ‘Dulwich Prep Eco Warriors Club’ from Years 1 to 5 went to visit the RSPCA’s Mallydams Woods Education Centre in Hastings. This was our school’s main prize for winning the ‘Most Outstanding Group Award’ at Dr Jane Goodall’s Roots & Shoots Annual …

Featured activity: Roots & Shoots twinning resources

Posted on July 6th, 2017 by Aoife Glass

Our featured activity this week is our BRAND NEW twinning programme!

Roots & Shoots is an international organisation, and we want to give groups in the UK the chance to twin with Roots & Shoots groups in Abu Dhabi.

There are loads of benefits …

Eco-Schools & Food for Life Celebration At City Hall, Leicester

Posted on July 5th, 2017 by Chief Agent Marcheva

On June 28th 2017, Eco-Schools and Food for Life celebrated the hard work of schools in Leicester at a joint Celebration in City Hall. They welcomed 15 schools along with over 30 guest judges including 6 City Councillors and representatives from many local and national environmental organisations. The event was …

Jane Goodall’s Roots & Shoots Newsletter Summer 2017

Posted on June 23rd, 2017 by Chief Agent Marcheva

Dear Members,

Summer already…

Sometimes I wish I could slow time down; it goes too fast. Once again we have many amazing Roots & Shoots member stories to delight and inspire you with in your quest for protecting this beautiful planet.

This year, our dynamic membership is still …

Roots & Shoots at the Wild For Life exhibition in Prague

Posted on June 12th, 2017 by Aoife Glass

If we want to end the illegal wildlife trade, we need to change attitudes and motivate people to make informed choices that don’t threaten biodiversity.

That’s the aim of Wild for Life, a campaign started in 2016 by UN Environment, and Tara is in Prague to represent Roots & Shoots at the …

Featured activity: Where does your food come from?

Posted on June 12th, 2017 by Aoife Glass

This activity is one of our Iceworld Activities, and is about looking at the food we eat and where it comes from – AKA food miles. …

Featured activity: create a radio/tv advert for Fairtrade

Posted on June 5th, 2017 by Aoife Glass

This activity is one of our People Activities, and is all about Fairtrade. Your students may have seen the Fairtrade logo on food packages in the shops, but do they know what it means, and how the shopping choices they make can help people around the world?…

Featured Activity – Breaking the Bag Habit

Posted on June 1st, 2017 by Aoife Glass

This activity is one of our Reduce, Reuse and Recycle activities, and is an activity all about the impact disposable plastic bags have on the environment, and how to reduce your use of them.

Carrying out this activity will help students see how many plastic bags are used every day …

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