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Featured activity: what lives in forests?

Posted on February 7th, 2017 by Aoife Glass

This activity is one of our Forest Activities, and is a great opportunity for your and your students to get outside into local

Forest den for children ‘How to build the ultimate forest den’ from Forest Holidayshttps://www.forestholidays.co.uk/forestipedia/how-to-build-the-ultimate-forest-den

woodland.

Students will conduct a biodiversity survey, discovering …

Roots & Shoots around the World – Abu Dhabi update

Posted on February 4th, 2017 by Aoife Glass

Roots & Shoots is a global youth movement, which means there are young people like you all around the world organising projects, raising money, campaigning and more to help make things better for people, animals and the environment.

Our sister group, Roots & Shoots Abu Dhabi, have lots of great projects …

RSPCA Sponsors Most Outstanding Group Award at Jane Goodall’s Roots & Shoots Annual Awards 2017

Posted on January 19th, 2017 by Chief Agent Marcheva

The Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (RSPCA) has been looking out for animals, since 1824.

Their vision is to work for a world in which all humans respect and live in harmony with all other members of the animal kingdom.

Every day, with the help of their members …

Get ready for the Roots & Shoots UK Awards 2017!

Posted on January 13th, 2017 by Aoife Glass

Get ready for the Roots & Shoots Awards 2017! You could be joining Dr Jane Goodall and the Roots & Shoots UK team for a celebration of all you’ve achieved over the past year.

The Roots & Shoots Awards is an annual event …

Roots & Shoots UK Newsletter Autumn/Winter

Posted on January 4th, 2017 by Aoife Glass

Your latest dose of Roots & Shoots inspiration!

Hello and Happy New Year!

2016 was an interesting year at our UK headquarters. Our dedicated members have been as busy as ever leaving …

Featured activity – Where does your food come from?

Posted on December 5th, 2016 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. …

Quest Overseas Sponsors the Most Outstanding Individual Award at Jane Goodall’s Roots & Shoots Awards 2017

Posted on December 5th, 2016 by Chief Agent Marcheva

The Jane Goodall’s Roots & Shoots Award for Individual Endeavour is sponsored in 2017 by gap year and overseas volunteering organisation Quest Overseas. The winner of this award will be invited to join a Quest Overseas’ team on one of their summer projects in South America or Africa.

Options include the …

Featured Activity: My PET project

Posted on November 29th, 2016 by Aoife Glass

We use them every day, but plastic PET bottles like the ones used for bottled water, fizzy drinks and toiletries can cause harm to wildlife and take hundreds of years to decompose.

Featured activity: global forests and TACARE

Posted on November 22nd, 2016 by Aoife Glass

This bite-sized activity is one of our Forest Activities, and could be a great opportunity for your and your students to get outside into local woodland.

‘How to build the ultimate forest den’ from Forest Holidayshttps://www.forestholidays.co.uk/forestipedia/how-to-build-the-ultimate-forest-dewoodland.

What are the similarities and …

Featured Activity – Gombe Activity: Jane’s Lost Notebook

Posted on November 15th, 2016 by Aoife Glass

Roots & Shoots is all about encouraging and enabling young people to help people, animals and the environment. There are Roots & Shoots groups all around the world, and it all started 25 years ago when Dr Jane Goodall set up the first ever Roots & Shoots group in Gombe, …

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