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The Amazing Darwin200 Voyage

Over the summer of 2021, three Roots & Shoots members joined the DARWIN200 UK Voyage aboard the 45 m long tall ship Pelican of London. The objective of the voyage was to circumnavigate the UK and study the health of the marine environment around the British Isles. The Roots & Shoots members joined professional researchers to […]

COP26 – the time for action is NOW!

The last few years have witnessed relentless challenges for our Planet and its inhabitants. Apathy and avoidance is no longer possible.  It is time for action. COP26, therefore, was more important than ever – where young people from across the Globe, spoke up about the pressing issues that need addressing – now! As the leading […]

Low-waste eco-friendly gifts

Whether you’re looking for gifts for Christmas, eco-friendly birthday presents or just something for the environmentally-minded people in your life, have a look at our list of suggestions.  While getting presents is nice, it’s also true that we consume a lot and there’s so much that we get that we don’t really need or use. […]

Top tips for a sustainable Christmas

We love Christmas! Cold weather, mince pies, winter walks and lots of time spent with family and friends. It’s a happy season, with presents and decorated trees and lots of tasty food. It can also be a season that produces an awful lot of waste and uses a lot of energy. Happily, there are plenty […]

Helping people in the cold and snow

Snow can mean different things to different people. For lots of us, it can be a good thing. If covers the ground, turning everything magical and white. It can mean that schools are closed so there’s an extra day to play outside and have fun, building snowmen. It can mean time to throw snowballs and make igloos […]

Get your garden winter wildlife ready!

Cold weather, icy temperatures, lots of rain (and maybe snow), bare trees and frozen ground – winter can be a hard time for animals. Luckily, there are some simple things you can do to help wildlife survive and thrive through the winter months so they can emerge full of life in the spring! 1. Leave […]

Climate Letters Activity

In our new Climate Letters resource you an learn about global warming and the UN COP conferences on climate change and identify a locally important business that you can write a letter to in order to ask about the action they are taking to be more environmentally friendly.

Join us to celebrate the 30th Anniversary Roots & Shoots Awards

Join us for the Roots & Shoots 30th Anniversary Awards – a virtual celebration of youth action, hope, and connection – on 23rd November 2021! The event is sure to inspire and will include exciting presenters, celebrities, influencers, activists, and of course, Dr. Goodall herself, as well as Awardees and longtime members of Roots & […]