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Around the World

Updates from Roots & Shoots projects around the world

Overcoming the Nurdles – interview with Suparna Mathur, NYUAD Director of Community Outreach

“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. […]

Pandemic air pollution 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 […]

Elle India Exclusive: Dr Jane Goodall, our May cover star, in conversation with Livia Firth

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 […]

Dr Jane’s 2020 UAE visit – phew what a week!

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 […]

Dr. Goodall’s 2020 Commencement Address

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 […]