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Around the World

Updates from Roots & Shoots projects around the world

Our return to the UAE after almost 2 years!

We recently celebrated the return of our ED Tara Golshan, to the UAE, where she was finally able to reconnect, in person, with our valued members, partners and sponsors. There is no substitute for face-to-face contact and we were delighted that her visit was filled with productive meetings, school visits and other exciting developments. Tara […]

Jane Goodall’s Roots & Shoots UAE Newsletter Summer 2021

Dear Roots & Shoots Members, It’s hard to believe that fifteen months on we are still living with a Global Pandemic. This has been equivalent to running a hypothetical ‘marathon’ in terms of resilience, strength, resourcefulness, application, optimism and hope. It has been a roller coaster ride for all, and an indescribable dark period for […]

Our Global Awards 2021

With 2021 marking the 30th Roots & Shoots Anniversary, it was not enough to celebrate locally, we had to go global with so many of you working hard all over the World. If you are interested in getting involved and nominated, just keep on posting your amazing activities on our website and you never know, […]

Dr Jane at the Sofia Science Festival, Bulgaria

On the 15th May, Dr Jane gave a talk at the 2021 Sofia Science Festival on the topic “Why I have hope for a better tomorrow”. She spoke about her early years in Gombe; the challenges she faced; the amazing chimpanzees and why we must protect our closest animal relative; the damage that humans have […]

Dr Jane Goodall Receives 2021 Templeton Prize – the biggest single Award of her 60-Year career

Pennsylvania, USA, May 20, 2021 – Dr. Jane Goodall, DBE, founder of the Jane Goodall Institute, UN Messenger of Peace and world-renowned ethologist and conservationist, whose ground-breaking discoveries changed humanity’s understanding of its role in the natural world, was announced as the winner of the 2021 Templeton Prize. The Templeton Prize, valued at over $1.5 million, is […]

Mark your calendar for the JGI’s Silent Auction 2021

Last year the pandemic prevented us from organising many physical fundraising events which, in turn, gave birth to the Silent Auction. The positive feedback from 2020 encouraged us to continue collecting funds for our work and projects with special exhibits from the Jane Goodall Community. Your help is needed! The Jane Goodall Institutes from Austria, […]

Our ED takes part in an exciting Roundtable Session for We Emerge week by the DO School

A UNIQUE VIRTUAL GATHERING TO GALVANIZE ACTION After months exploring what we now need to DO to emerge stronger, over 1,000 leaders from 30+ countries came together at We Emerge Week to develop a tangible action agenda, discuss the topics they considered most urgent and ultimately, to support and inspire each other on this challenging […]