What unsettling times we find ourselves in. I’m sure I speak for a number of us when I say, three months of lockdown is becoming rather tedious. Certainly here in the UK, the future is both uncertain and unpredictable. And the shocking number of fatalities from Covid-19 has placed a very dark shadow across our […]
“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. […]
This article was originally published on the Jane Goodall’s Roots & Shoots in the UAE website, here. The recent pandemic has caused many hardships and much suffering around the world, but one positive that has come from it (always good to find a silver lining!) has been cleaner air. Although we may not be able […]
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 […]
We are very excited to announce a brand new collaboration with the Ministry of Education in the UAE. The Ministry of Education (MoE) is launching a Smart Virtual National Clubs program, which is an assessment station that supports students’ skills. The program, which is to be implemented after the final results of the academic year […]
The Jane Goodall Institute and its many worldwide programmes are the tangible demonstration of Jane’s vision turned into reality. Just like the rest of the world, JGI staff all over the globe were at home, continuing to work tirelessly to fulfil our mission. But as we work toward that mission, we can sometimes forget how […]
We were delighted that in early 2020, and luckily, just before the Pandemic took hold, Dr Jane managed to attend her annual UAE visit. The few days she spent there, were packed with events, lectures, book signings, meetings and of course our landmark Roots & Shoots Awards! A glimpse of Dr Jane’s schedule: Dr Jane […]
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Congratulations Class of 2020! As you face the challenges of this ‘unprecedented Spring’, Jane Goodall, DBE, founder of the Jane Goodall Institute and UN Messenger of Peace shares her excitement for your future. Enjoy this virtual commencement speech to honor your achievements. Together, we will build a better world for people, other animals and the […]
While many people are taking this time of social distancing to learn new skills, JGI’s Fernando Turmo, imagery and communications coordinator from our Tchimpounga Chimpanzee Rehabilitation Center in Republic of the Congo, takes some time to teach us all how to draw a chimpanzee.