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Pandemic air pollution in the UAE

This article was originally published on the Jane Goodall’s Roots & Shoots in the UAE website, here.  The recent pandemic has caused many hardships and much suffering around the world, but one positive that has come from it (always good to find a silver lining!) has been cleaner air. Although we may not be able […]

Get Greening!

Do you have areas or patches of ground near you that look a bit brown or even grey? Well maybe you need to have a go at our new greening activity! As part of our ‘My Local Area’ set of resources, this activity takes you through all you need to get going with greening an […]

Discover amazing stories, and make friends along the way

Our brand new activity ‘My local area over time’ is all about discovering the story of the place you live. Every street, park, village and town has a rich history filled with stories of the people who lived, worked and played there. Discovering those stories, and meeting the people who’ve lived them, is a brilliant […]

Elle India Exclusive: Dr Jane Goodall, our May cover star, in conversation with Livia Firth

Eco-Age co-founder and creative director Livia Firth chats to the ever-inspiring Dr Jane Goodall, DBE on the resilience of nature, hope in the indomitable human spirit and how this pandemic is an opportunity to start over. Livia is a long-time associate and supporter of Roots & Shoots and was the prestigious judge of our UK Trashion […]

Dr Jane’s 2020 UAE visit – phew what a week!

We were delighted that in early 2020, and luckily, just before the Pandemic took hold, Dr Jane managed to attend her annual UAE visit. The few days she spent there, were packed with events, lectures, book signings, meetings and of course our landmark Roots & Shoots Awards! A glimpse of Dr Jane’s schedule: Dr Jane […]

Our new official sponsor – Montessori

We are proud to announce that, owing to a very successful collaboration, Montessori have now signed up to a further three years as the major sponsor of the Roots & Shoots programme.  A very special thank you to their CEO Leonor Stepjic and a warm welcome to all their team.  We look forward to an […]