Stories that we think you’ll find interesting and inspiring

Get your Rhino Christmas cards now and help Roots & Shoots too!

Posted on November 19th, 2018 by Chief Agent Marcheva

Diana Littlejohns, creator of Doodles with my Daughter:
“Only very few rhinos survive outside national parks and reserves today as a result of relentless poaching and habitat loss. A sub-species of Asian rhino, Javan, became extinct in Vietnam in 2011 and in Africa, the northern white rhino and western black …

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 …

Our Photograph Winner Ella McIvor enjoys her NG Prize!

Posted on November 19th, 2018 by Chief Agent Marcheva

“As the winner of the Roots & Shoots Most Outstanding Photograph competition I was lucky to be invited to visit the London HQ of National Geographic Kids Magazine to look behind the scenes of the making of the magazines and the photos behind the stories. I learned about …

Inspirational Youth: Dara McAnulty, Shimna Integrated College

Posted on November 19th, 2018 by Chief Agent Marcheva

Dara McAnulty is a 14-year-old naturalist, conservationist and activist living in Northern Ireland. He is the author of and the recipient of the BBC Springwatch ‘Unsprung Hero’, Birdwatch Magazine ‘Local Hero’ and the Animal Hero ‘Young Animal Hero’ awards. He is writing his first book ‘The Diary of a …

Inspirational Youth: Joshua Railer, Beverley Grammar School

Posted on November 19th, 2018 by Chief Agent Marcheva

“My name is Joshua Railer and I am 12 years old.

Since I was a toddler I have always been interested in nature and wildlife of all shapes and sizes.

I first became truly interested in wildlife after watching Sir David Attenborough, I was inspired by his documentaries and started to …

Compassion in World Farming International and Roots & Shoots form a new Partnership

Posted on November 19th, 2018 by Chief Agent Marcheva

Compassion in World Farming International (Compassion) is a registered charity, aiming to achieve humane and sustainable global food and farming policies and practices. Compassion campaigns and lobbies for an end to industrial farming methods and for a future farming system based on agro-ecological and compassionate methods. Compassion’s HQ is in the …

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 International Peace Day – September 2018

Posted on September 24th, 2018 by Chief Agent Marcheva

Every year on September 21st, Roots & Shoots groups from around the world gather together to 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 …

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