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Veganuary hints and tips

Veganuary is an annual event that encourages people to try veganism for the whole month of January, hence the name! What is veganism? Veganism is a lifestyle and belief system that holds that all animal life is precious and valuable, and therefore humans should not do anything to harm or affect any and all animals. […]

Roots & Shoots partners again with Grow Wild!!

Transform your school with free wildflower seeds Bring the benefits of wildflowers to your school   The Jane Goodall’s Roots & Shoots programme is supporting Grow Wild to get people growing wildflowers together – and your school is invited to be part of this huge campaign! Grow Wild is giving your school the opportunity to […]

Jane Goodall’s Roots & Shoots Newsletter Winter 2018

Dear Members, As we approach the end of another extremely hectic but productive year, it’s always wise to take a few moments of reflection out of our busy schedules. We lead such hectic lives these days that we often miss the things that are right in front of us. Technology, for all its advances, hasn’t […]


Students from ACS Cobham International School, aged six to 18, enjoyed a visit from Dr. Jane Goodall, one of the world’s most famous conservationists and scientists. Internationally recognised for her environmental work and continued research into wild chimpanzees, Jane Goodall, PhD, DBE Founder – the Jane Goodall Institute & UN Messenger of Peace gave a presentation […]

We are delighted to announce a new partnership between Jane Goodall’s Roots & Shoots and Montessori St Nicholas (MSN)

Montessori is the world’s largest global education movement, inspired by Dr Maria Montessori in the early 1900s. It offers a unique child-centred approach to education, used and acclaimed throughout the world. Maria Montessori was one of the most important early years educators of the 20th century, the innovator of classroom practices and ideas which have […]

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

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 rhino have recently gone extinct in […]

Our exciting Global Windsor Castle Gathering 2018

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 quickly formed! We were very […]

Our Photograph Winner Ella McIvor enjoys her NG Prize!

“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 the editing process and where the photos […]

Inspirational Youth: Dara McAnulty, Shimna Integrated College

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 Young Naturalist’ which will be […]