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Author: Sunil Patel

Congratulations to our Annual Award finalists!

After some tough decision-making we are pleased to announce the following finalists for the Roots & Shoots Awards 2009: ACS Hillingdon International School Project: Eco Friendly Week at ACS Hillingdon Penryn College, Cornwall Project: Environmental Leaders at Penryn College Queen Elizabeth II High School, Isle of Man Project: tREe’Cycle’ at Queen Elizabeth II High School […]

Newsletter – Winter 2009

Dear Roots & Shoots Members, At the end of last year we had a huge uplift in the number of new schools joining Roots & Shoots. Since I last wrote to you the numbers of Roots & Shoots groups has spread rapidly. From 270 schools taking part in the programme at the start of the […]

Peace Day Message from Dr. Jane Goodall

Dear Friends, Warm greetings from Arlington, VA! I hope everyone is getting excited for the Roots & Shoots International Day of Peace celebrations that are planned around the world. Last week, Dr. Jane taped a video message for all our members and friends who will celebrate with us on this special day. The JGI-USA video […]


JOIN US TO CELEBRATE PEACE! An important event in the Roots & Shoots calendar this month is Roots & Shoots Day of Peace, which takes place on Sunday, September 20th. If you are a school in or near London then please come and join us for our very own Roots & Shoots Peace Parade. Our […]

Dr. Jane Goodall Takes Rotary by Storm!

Keynote speech draws over 20,000 Rotarians from around the world Dr. Goodall addressed over 20,000 Rotarians from nearly 120 countries during her keynote address at the 100th International Rotary Convention in Birmingham, UK on June 24th. Speaking against a backdrop of flags from around the world, Dr. Goodall shared her message that every individual matters […]

Posting Pictures on Roots & Shoots

You may have already seen and used the guide on posting a story about your school – here’s a quick and handy guide on how to add pictures to your posts! When you are creating or editing a post using the WordPress utility, you will see a screen like so: Once you have entered the […]

Roots & Shoots Termly Awards

What are the awards? At the end of each school term, the team at Roots & Shoots will be reviewing the Mission Updates and Mission Updates that member schools have been posting about their Roots & Shoots activities. We then give bronze, silver and gold awards to the best projects to commend your hard work. […]

Rediscover Your Heart : 7 Keys for Personal and Planetary Transformation

by Fred Matser Mikhail Gorbachev (Foreword), Deepak Chopra (Afterword) Born into modest circumstances in the Netherlands, Fred Matser unexpectedly found himself heading the family business from a young age. He went on to develop it into one of the largest property development companies in Europe. Outside of his business career Matser had some extraordinary transcendental […]