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Growing Together 2021

Our focus this year is on Growing Together Forests are the most productive and biodiverse habitats in the world. They cover about a third of the global land mass and are essential for the ecological balance of our planet. So far, 1.3 million animal and plant species are known to be found in forests. They […]

Roots & Shoots 30th Anniversary Celebrations!

Happy 30th Anniversary Roots & Shoots! 30 years ago today, Dr. Jane Goodall launched a youth-driven movement that has inspired thousands of young change-makers and transformed the world. There’s no limit to what young people can do! Young people are not just the future, you are the present and have the power to shape tomorrow, […]

Listen to Dr Jane Goodall’s new Hopecast!

Scientist. Activist. Storyteller. Icon. Jane Goodall blazed the trail and changed the world. Now, she’s studying new subjects – humans! This brand-new podcast will take listeners on a one-of-a-kind journey as they learn from Dr. Goodall’s extraordinary life hear from changemaking guests from every arena and become awed by a growing movement sparked by Jane […]

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 […]

Celebrate our Roots & Shoots 30th Anniversary!

Nearly 30 years ago, on the 19th February 1991, Dr Jane Goodall set up the first ever Roots & Shoots group with 12 students from Dar es Salaam in Tanzania. The students were concerned about some of the problems facing their community and the environment they lived in and wanted to do something about it.  […]

Where is Jane?

Or as we are calling it in 2020 – ‘What’s Jane been up to?’ And the answer is – a whole lot! Dr Jane has traded her normal 300 days of travel schedule for 18 hour working days and a new on-line timetable  –  from writing a new book to virtual Awards, lectures, auctions, meetings […]

New office ‘digs’ for the Roots & Shoots team

The UK team members are no strangers to working from home. But meeting in person and interacting with our partners and members are more important than ever before. For this reason we are so grateful to the Institute of Directors (IoD) in Pall Mall for welcoming us into their office space, creating an area for […]