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Get £500 for your creative project!

Posted on February 26th, 2019 by Chief Agent Marcheva

Aged 14-25? Get funding and support to lead a creative project inspired by wildflowers or fungi… Boost your CV, confidence and skills.

Kew’s Grow Wild programme is offering £500 grants that put you in charge to do something great in your community. Projects should be creative, actively engage other people, and …

Discovering Teach Earth

Posted on February 25th, 2019 by Chief Agent Marcheva

Earthwatch have been working with Roots & Shoots since 2010 offering teachers and educators who have shown outstanding contributions in the Awards Programme, fully funded places on our Teach Earth training weekends. We are thrilled to once again be supporting this fantastic programme by offering another 3 places on our …

Antarctica: not just an icy wasteland

Posted on February 18th, 2019 by Aoife Glass

It’s a vast continent that pretty much everyone has heard of. It’s mostly snowy and white, it has penguins, and reaching the south pole at its centre is one of the big adventures that many explorers aim for.

But there’s a lot more to this fascinating continent than that!

Check …

Grow fungus with Grow Wild UK!

Posted on February 6th, 2019 by Chief Agent Marcheva

Grow fungus with us!

Do you have the skills to grow fungi and produce edible mushrooms? Can you get a team of five together that has what it takes?

Already, over 7,000 workplace and school teams have joined Kew’s @GrowWildUK campaign.

Apply today for your free grow-your-own ‘fungus lab’: https://www.growwilduk.com/form/grow-fungus-us?utm_source=RandS&utm_campaign=funguslab.

You could even battle …

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 …

Veganuary hints and tips

Posted on January 19th, 2019 by Aoife Glass

Veganuary is an annual event that encourages people to try veganism for the whole month of January, hence the name!…

Roots & Shoots partners again with Grow Wild!!

Posted on January 14th, 2019 by Chief Agent Marcheva

Transform your school with free wildflower seeds
Bring the benefits of wildflowers to your school
 

The Jane Goodall’s Roots & Shoots programme is supporting Grow Wild to get people growing wildflowers together – and your school is invited to be part of this huge campaign!

Grow Wild is giving …

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….

Jane Goodall’s Roots & Shoots Newsletter Winter 2018

Posted on December 7th, 2018 by Chief Agent Marcheva

Dear Members,

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

We lead such hectic lives these days that we often miss the things that …

WORLD FAMOUS CONSERVATIONIST INSPIRES ACS COBHAM STUDENTS

Posted on December 6th, 2018 by Chief Agent Marcheva

Students from ACS Cobham International School, aged six to 18, enjoyed a visit from Dr. Jane Goodall, one of the world’s most famous conservationists and scientists.

Internationally recognised for her environmental work and continued research into wild chimpanzees, Jane Goodall, …

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