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The best environmental books for kids

Looking for some reading to inspire, inform and engage young environmental champions? Look no further! We’ve selected some of our favourite books for children and young people on a range of subjects from climate change to conservation and everything in between. Jane Goodall: an extraordinary life Get involved in the Roots & Shoots Twinning Programme […]

Join a beach clean and clear up our coast!

‘Oh we do like to be beside the seaside!’ We love spending time on beaches, listening to the sea, spotting wildlife in rock pools, smelling that salty tang on the air. Our beaches get incredibly busy over the summer months, with thousands of people visiting them to enjoy time outdoors in the sunshine and seawater. […]

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 […]

I won the Roots & Shoots Most Outstanding Photographic Award and the prize was a trip to the national geographic HQ in London, then a preview of the new Childrens zoo in ZSL. I got to stay at the zoo and see the other animals for the afternoon too. First, in the morning I went […]

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 […]