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Around the World

Updates from Roots & Shoots projects around the world

An Inspiring Day at our UAE Awards

Our Roots & Shoots UAE Awards, supported by NYU Abu Dhabi (NYUAD) was held at the beautiful Park Hyatt, Abu Dhabi in the presence of Dr Jane Goodall who presented 12 awards to UAE school members. The following schools put up inspiring displays: Al Ittihad National Private School, Abu Dhabi; Al Rawafed Private School; American […]

Never give up – the story of Wounda

When this special chimpanzee arrived at the Tchimpounga Chimpanzee Rehabilitation Centre (TCRC) she was named Wounda meaning ‘close to death’ and never was a chimpanzee more aptly named. Only through the amazing skills of resident vet, Rebeca Atencia and Wounda’s determination to get better did she pull through. Wounda grew from strength to strength and […]

My Arctic Trip June 2019

This past June, I was lucky enough to once again be part of an inspiring expedition with Robert and Barney Swan. Rob and Barney run expeditions through their foundation, 2041/ClimateForce. The purpose of these expeditions is to make people aware, first-hand, of the issues of climate change as well as caring for the environment in […]

International Day of Peace 21st September 2019 – – “Climate Action for Peace”

Every year on September 21st, Roots & Shoots groups from around the world celebrate Roots & Shoots Peace Day and honour the UN International Day of Peace. Dr. Jane has been a UN Messenger of Peace since 2002 and she inspires us all to live in harmony with nature and each other. Each Roots & Shoots project […]

My Arctic Expedition with Robert Swan, By Yusuph Masanja, Tanzania

During the expedition, I learned and participated in many constructive things. Among other things, the following changed my life and worldview immensely: Meditation and yoga practices I performed daily under the guidance of experts in the ship.In addition to the inspiration from other participants, I was gripped so much by the Climate Change sessions. The story and inspiring speeches of […]