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Author: Tara Golshan

Dr. Jane Goodall DBE returns to her Cambridge University Roots

Dr. Jane Goodall Ph.D., DBE and founder of the Jane Goodall Institute, returns to the University of Cambridge where she earned her PhD. She will be giving a lecture entitled “Reasons for Hope” on December 4th at 4:00 pm in Lady Mitchell Hall, Sidgwick Site, off Sidgwick Avenue. The lecture will be followed by a […]

Roots & Shoots Fundraising Month

THANK YOU – to you or your Roots & Shoots Group if you have successfully raised funds or collected donations for Tchimpounga during October. Please send cheques (payable to JGI UK) to: The Jane Goodall Institute, Orchard House, 51-67 Commercial Road, Southampton SO15 1GG. Please mark the envelope ‘Roots & Shoots’. Alternatively, you can go […]

JGI celebrates the Roots & Shoots Peace Day with Charlie Dimmock in Brockenhurst, New Forest

Children in Brockenhurst joined thousands of young people around the world who are heeding Dr. Jane Goodall’s call to express their desire for peace in ceremonies that include the flight of Peace Dove puppets. The children, in a joint initiative with the New Forest Carbon Footprint project, took part in both making and displaying Peace […]


JOIN DR. JANE AND ROOTS & SHOOTS 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 23. It encourages Peace across the globe. Roots & Shoots members participate by planning group projects that promote peace and by […]

World renowned scientist Dr Jane Goodall celebrates a week of Roots & Shoots

In the presence of Dr Jane Goodall herself, St Michael’s primary school undertook a whole week of Roots & Shoots activities in Bournemouth. They are the first school in the UK to devote a full week of lessons and timetable to the Jane Goodall Institute Roots & Shoots education programme joining a network of thousands […]

Dr Jane encourages scouts worldwide to make a difference for the planet at the 21st World Scout Jamboree

In July this year Dr Jane was the guest of honour at the international World Scout Jamboree in Hylands Park, Chelmsford. As part of this special occasion JGI UK delivered a number of Roots & Shoots educational workshops in the global development village. Dr Jane spoke to over 2,000 young scouts from around the world […]

In with the new

Welcome to our brand new Roots & Shoots: Mission Possible website. Roots & Shoots: Mission Possible gives you the chance to improve your local environment now to help make the world a better place tomorrow. It sets you a number of missions that help you to learn about people, animals and your local environment and […]