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Author: Chief Agent Georgovska

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

Climate Action book by Georgina Stevens

Dear Roots & Shoots members, We are delighted to recommend the book below, and all our members get a a 30% discount, so don’t forget to apply at checkout (further info below). Are you looking for ideas to inspire a classroom of primary age children on climate crisis around Earth Day? Talk with them about […]

‘Will Mr Sloth Save the Forest’ – Re-educating Earthlings

We are delighted to recommend Mattea Pauc’s ‘Will Mr Sloth Save the Forest’. Join Mr. Sloth and his forest friends on their quest to end deforestation in the Amazon rainforest. This inspiring picture book highlights how, with a little teamwork, hope and indigenous knowledge, anything is achievable. Here is why Mattea was inspired to create […]

Eyes of Extinction by Ariya Agarwal

Ariya Agarwal is an inspirational writer at a young age. Her love for animals has motivated her to speak out on their behalf and to raise awareness about their treatment. We are delighted to recommend her first book to you. ‘Eyes of Extinction’: “My name is Ariya, and I am 13 years old. Even though […]

Gombe 60 Creative Competition – the Winners

In 2020, we celebrated 60 years since Dr Jane Goodall first set foot at the Gombe Streams National Park to begin her ground-breaking research into the chimpanzees there. Her work, and the work of the hundreds of conservationists over the decades since, has changed the way we understand and value these amazing animals and the […]

New Fundraising page

Roots & Shoots is part of the Jane Goodall Institute UK (registered charity number 327858) and is funded through donations. You can help to support the work of Roots & Shoots in the UK by making a donation, no matter how small – the easiest way is via our JustGiving page. Other donation options will be […]

Dulwich College Symposium

We were delighted to partner once again with Peter Milne and Target4Green and take part in the 17th Beyond COP21 Symposium, hosted by Dulwich College, London. Our ED, Tara Golshan who delivered an inspiring talk as part of the Symposium stated: “This is such an important event, ensuring the continuation of the issues being raised […]

The Renaissance Awards – all about the Youth Leaders

Dr Jane Goodall was delighted to support The Renaissance Awards, launched by Eco Age and spearheaded by eco-fashion icon, Livia Firth @therenaissanceawards, @liviafirth and @ecoage in creating this beautiful movie! The Renaissance Awards is the first global awards dedicated to the work of international young leaders who are working for a more environmentally regenerative, socially just, economically inclusive and technologically […]

Our return to the UAE after almost 2 years!

We recently celebrated the return of our ED Tara Golshan, to the UAE, where she was finally able to reconnect, in person, with our valued members, partners and sponsors. There is no substitute for face-to-face contact and we were delighted that her visit was filled with productive meetings, school visits and other exciting developments. Tara […]