Updates from Roots & Shoots projects around the world

Spectacular achievements showcased in the awards this year!

Posted on January 26th, 2019 by Chief Agent Marcheva

On the 20th January, at the luxurious Park Hyatt hotel in Abu Dhabi, UAE,  teachers and students arrived eager and excited to start preparing for their Awards displays.

Roots & Shoots and the Environment Agency- Abu Dhabi teams arrived shortly after, followed by the rest of the guests and made their …

Jane Goodall’s Roots & Shoots UAE Newsletter Winter 2018

Posted on December 10th, 2018 by Chief Agent Marcheva

Dear Members,

As we approach the end of another busy, but productive year, it’s always wise to take a few moments of reflection out of our demanding schedules….

Our exciting Global Windsor Castle Gathering 2018

Posted on November 19th, 2018 by Chief Agent Marcheva

During the summer holidays, the annual gathering of inspiring, young individuals from all over the world, took place at the beautiful and historic St George’s House, Windsor Castle. With representatives from 24 countries, days were spent getting to know one anther, brainstorming and collaborating.  Friendships and memories for life were …

No Waste November

Posted on November 14th, 2018 by Chief Agent Marcheva

Think of all those coffee cups, plastic straws, washing up bottles, packaging around fruit and vegetables, old clothes and unused cosmetics we throw away every day. Think of all of the energy and resources that went into making them, and the amount of waste they generate in landfill….

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 …

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