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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.

Andover youth celebrate UN International Peace Day 2020

It’s a challenging time for any kind of event but that didn’t stop Andover Trees United.  They were joined by a small group of young people to plant a tree to commemorate Jane Goodall’s Roots & Shoots International Day of Peace. Every year, Roots & Shoots invites youth from around the world to take part […]

Happy Jane Goodall’s Roots & Shoots International Peace Day!

On this United Nations International Day of Peace September 21, Dr. Jane Goodall, DBE, Founder of the Jane Goodall Institute and UN Messenger of Peace shares her thoughts during one of the most difficult times in our shared history. As we face violence, COVID-19, inequities and injustices for people of color, the LGBTQ+ community, and […]

Peace Day 2020 – we can still celebrate!

This September 21st, we might not be able to gather together to fly our giant doves but we can certainly celebrate Peace day, and indeed, make it a special day! This year is more important than ever to unite (even from afar), and the theme couldn’t be more fitting – ‘Shaping Peace Together’  Here at […]

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 […]