News from Roots & Shoots Mission Control

24th November: “Jane” is coming to a cinema near you

Posted on November 23rd, 2017 by Chief Agent Marcheva

“At the time I wanted to do things which men did and women didn’t.”
Jane Goodall
Set to music by the legendary Philip Glass, watch Jane’s incredible journey featuring never-before-seen footage of her early work in Africa.

Drawing from over 100 hours of never-before-seen footage that has …

Voices Off with Dr Jane Goodall

Posted on October 30th, 2017 by Chief Agent Marcheva

29th October, 2018

‘Everything is connected – everyone can make a difference’ Jane Goodall, DBE

Dr. Jane Goodall, founder of the Jane Goodall Institute and UN Messenger of Peace, is world-renowned for her pioneering research on wild chimpanzees and her efforts today to inspire every individual to protect the environment we share …

Kasper Steyn Wins Roots & Shoots Lorax competition

Posted on October 29th, 2017 by Chief Agent Marcheva

Dr. Seuss’s The Lorax is a show that has a whole host of colourful puppet characters from Bar-ba-loot Bears and Humming Fish to Swomee-Swans and Truffula Trees.

We’ve asked our members to create their own puppet from the World of The Lorax. It was hard to …

Introducing the Climate Force Challenge

Posted on October 25th, 2017 by Aoife Glass

The South Pole Energy Challenge (SPEC) begins on November 15, 2017. Robert Swan and his 23 year-old son Barney, will become the first people in history to ski/walk 600 miles to the South Pole surviving only on renewable energy! Father …

Tara talks to Dubai Eye about how YOU can make a difference

Posted on October 24th, 2017 by Aoife Glass

Our Executive Director, Tara Golshan, recently spoke live on air with Dubai Eye radio station in the United Arab Emirates about what you can do to make a positive difference. It’s well worth a listen!

Listen now to Tara taking on Dubai Eye radio station…

Making good use of the Guardian Observer Ethical Award

Posted on October 22nd, 2017 by Chief Agent Marcheva

Two years after Winning the Observer Ethical Awards, here is what the Andover Tress United members have been up to

A Sustainable Club House Volunteer Base and Study Room for Harmony Woods


The young green champions have the final …

My Roots & Shoots Most Outstanding Photograph Prize

Posted on October 13th, 2017 by Chief Agent Marcheva

In March 2017, at the Jane Goodall’s Roots & Shoots Awards I won the Prize for Most Outstanding Photograph.

I knew my prize was sponsored by the National Geographic Kids Magazine, but it was more exciting than I expected. Thanks …

Featured activity: Local Area Mapping

Posted on October 11th, 2017 by Aoife Glass

This activity is one of our BRAND NEW activities all about mapping, exploring and helping your local environment. It’s part of our new My Local Area activities.

Each term this year, we’ll have a different activity focus …

Explorer Robert Swan inspires & empowers the next generation

Posted on October 5th, 2017 by Aoife Glass

Roots & Shoots Ambassador Robert Swan is a remarkable person and an inspirational speaker.

As the first person to walk to both the North and South Poles, completely unassisted, he’s seen first hand the impact climate change is having on our planet, in even the coldest regions of our world. He also …

Jane Goodall’s Roots & Shoots Peace Day Parade at Chowbent Primary School – September 2017

Posted on September 21st, 2017 by Chief Agent Marcheva

UK– Following the lead of their hero—renowned primatologist Jane Goodall, Ph.D., DBE—Students from Chowbent Primary School, hosted the 2017 UN International Day of Peace Parade on their school grounds, on Tuesday 19th September. Students from reception to Year 6 took part.

Dr. Goodall established Jane Goodall’s Roots & Shoots Day of Peace …

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