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Author: Tara Golshan

The Roots & Shoots Awards 2009

As part of Jane Goodall’s Roots & Shoots programme, schools from across the UK were invited to Regent’s Park, London this week to take part in a prestigious Awards ceremony in the presence of Dr Jane Goodall and Livia Firth. The event took place at the Zoological Society of London’s headquarters – a charity devoted […]

Walk For Peace!

Anglia Ruskin University’s Roots & Shoots society flew a giant Peace dove to mark our international day of peace. The society joined in with the celebratory walk, from Ely cathedral to Jesus Green in Cambridge. The walk was organized to celebrate the 900th anniversary of the diocese of Ely as well as the 800th anniversary […]

Calling all Agents! Get your MP signed up to reducing carbon emissions in 2010!

The 10:10 campaign aims to bolster grassroots support for tough action against global warming ahead of the key global summit in Copenhagen in December. Those signing up to the campaign pledge to make efforts to reduce their carbon footprints by 10% during the year 2010. Individuals and Groups committed to the cause include politicians, celebrities, […]

Newsletter – Spring 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. We have grown from 74 to over 270 schools taking part in the programme – an amazing result in such a short period of time! This is very exciting […]

Dr. Jane’s Birthday

It is Dr Jane’s 75th birthday on the 3rd April. Please make sure you sign her birthday card. You can do this by visiting the US website at The US are trying to get 7,500 names and have so far reached 5,000. Help us reach their target. Best wishes, Tara Tara Golshan Executive Director, […]

In Memoriam: Gregoire

We are sad to announce the death of one of our oldest and dearest chimpanzees, Gregoire. There are many more chimpanzees who cannot return to the wild and need our help to care for them. Please donate to our appeal. Thankyou, Tara Golshan Executive Director, Education JGI UK Download a donation form

Roots & Shoots invited to enter ‘Rediscover Your Heart’ awards

A wonderful opportunity has arisen for your school to receive a financial reward for the wonderful projects that you do. The awards are offered by Rediscover Your Heart on behalf of the humanitarian and philanthropist Fred Matser, a friend of Dr Jane Goodall. Please see below for further information: Dear friends in the UK, We […]

Dr Goodall lecture and book signing at Oxford Union

Dame Jane Goodall PhD, DBE is a British UN Messenger of Peace, primatologist, ethologist, and anthropologist. She is famous for her 50-year study of chimpanzee social and family interactions in Gombe Stream National Park, Tanzania and for founding the Jane Goodall Institute. She will be talking about her experiences as well as signing her book […]