Updates from Roots & Shoots projects around the world

Roots & Shoots UAE has been nominated for the Pride of Abu Dhabi Awards! Please vote for us!

Posted on October 31st, 2018 by Chief Agent Marcheva

We are honoured and delighted to have been nominated for the Special Recognition category of the Pride of Abu Dhabi Awards!

The only real people’s choice award, The Pride of Abu Dhabi Awards is the community awards that celebrates the people and companies that make the city great.

Created by the people behind Abu Dhabi World …

A special expedition to climb Mount Kilimanjaro

Posted on October 5th, 2018 by Chief Agent Marcheva

In February 2019, our friends at The Explorer’s Passage and 2041 ClimateForce are holding a special expedition to climb Mount Kilimanjaro, Africa’s Highest Peak!

Their mission is to help with the environmental degradation in the area around Mount Kilimanjaro. A portion of the proceeds from this Expedition will …

Jane Goodall’s Roots & Shoots UAE Newsletter Summer 2018

Posted on July 5th, 2018 by Chief Agent Marcheva

Dear Roots & Shoots Members,

Summer is here at last.

And I am so proud of the amazing work that you continue to produce and the difference that you continue to make.

Our annual awards this year was a spectacular display of creativity, innovation and resourcefulness. All our …


Posted on July 2nd, 2018 by Chief Agent Marcheva

The Roots & Shoots education program has been existing in Slovakia for nearly two school years. This last school year 10 schools were involved in the program, within which the primary and secondary school students helped revive local communities across Slovakia. The students teams under the leadership of their teachers …

Antarctica: a beautiful landscape now threatened by our lifestyle by Mariam Al Qassimi, Roots & Shoots UAE

Posted on July 2nd, 2018 by Chief Agent Marcheva

We had just crossed the Antarctic Circle, 66.33’ South. The mist ahead revealed a faint outline. Our eyes, searching for a horizon in the fog, started to decipher the planes of the vast Iceland that lay ahead of us…

In October 2017, I met Roots & Shoots ambassador Robert Swan, who …

‘JANE’ nominated at the prestigious BAFTA’S

Posted on July 2nd, 2018 by Chief Agent Marcheva

Dr. Jane was extremely honoured to join director of the ‘JANE’ documentary, Brett Morgen, for the 2018 BAFTA Awards – and was even lucky enough to run into Andy Serkis, actor from War For the Planet of the Apes! Though ‘JANE’ did not win …

Our Executive Director, Tara Golshan impresses at the TEDx talk at Open Gate School, Prague

Posted on July 2nd, 2018 by Chief Agent Marcheva

At the TEDx event, held at the prestigious Open Gate School, Prague, themed: “If not us, who?” Tara talked about her own life story and the importance of taking positive actions towards our planet, Dr Jane, her mission and her legacy – the Roots & …

My Antarctica Expedition – Erasto Njavike from Tanzania reflects on his once in a lifetime experince

Posted on July 2nd, 2018 by Chief Agent Marcheva

Crossing The Antarctica Circle @66 ?33’52.824’S on March 3rd 2018 was a day when I set my own lifetime record. I am proud of myself and I am thankful to Jane Goodall’s Roots & Shoots Program, Explorer’s Passage and 2041. If there is a place …

Against all odds – Our amazing members in India dedicated to keep the streets clean!

Posted on July 2nd, 2018 by Chief Agent Marcheva

This wonderful Roots & Shoots group proves that we don’t need a lot of money in order to do good!

In Korukkupet, Chennai, children and teachers come up with all these inventive ways to raise money, to help clean up the streets and show support …

Our JGI OutreachCoordinators, Duke and Rubin inspire us with the Burundi Tree Project – making our World greener!

Posted on July 2nd, 2018 by Chief Agent Marcheva

“There is so much diversity and beauty in our world everywhere you look. And everyday, we cannot help it but think that the future generations might not have a chance to see all this, due to our choices and actions. We believe it is important to have …

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