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Author: Chief Agent Marcheva

I am the Assistant to the Executive Director for Education of the Jane Goodall Institute, and am based at the JGI London office.

End of school year message, Tara Golshan, ED

Thank you for all your hard work in these unprecedented times.   For never giving up and for finding creative ways of working on your Roots & Shoots projects during this Pandemic.   Onwards and upwards. We look forward to seeing you again in September.   Have a lovely Summer break. Tara Golshan Executive Director, Education  

Overcoming the Nurdles – interview with Suparna Mathur, NYUAD Director of Community Outreach

“If we can change the perspectives of residents, however little, we know these changes plant the seeds for a stronger collective of environmentally conscious residents. ” says Suparna Mathur, Director of Community Outreach at NYUAD and organiser of The Great Nurdles Hunt Initiative, an advocacy initiative promoting marine conservation through community volunteering in the UAE. […]

Elle India Exclusive: Dr Jane Goodall, our May cover star, in conversation with Livia Firth

Eco-Age co-founder and creative director Livia Firth chats to the ever-inspiring Dr Jane Goodall, DBE on the resilience of nature, hope in the indomitable human spirit and how this pandemic is an opportunity to start over. Livia is a long-time associate and supporter of Roots & Shoots and was the prestigious judge of our UK Trashion […]

Dr Jane’s 2020 UAE visit – phew what a week!

We were delighted that in early 2020, and luckily, just before the Pandemic took hold, Dr Jane managed to attend her annual UAE visit. The few days she spent there, were packed with events, lectures, book signings, meetings and of course our landmark Roots & Shoots Awards! A glimpse of Dr Jane’s schedule: Dr Jane […]

Our new official sponsor – Montessori

We are proud to announce that, owing to a very successful collaboration, Montessori have now signed up to a further three years as the major sponsor of the Roots & Shoots programme.  A very special thank you to their CEO Leonor Stepjic and a warm welcome to all their team.  We look forward to an […]