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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 & […]

Four Reasons for Hope

To celebrate the publication of Jane’s new book, The Book of Hope, we’ve teamed up with Penguin Books on a set of educational activities based on Jane’s Four Reasons for Hope from the book. The Book of Hope teaches us how to find strength in the face of the climate crisis and explains why Jane […]

Dr Jane Goodall’s new book – The Book of Hope – OUT NOW!

Now, more than ever, we need reasons for hope, and that is exactly what Dr Jane Goodall and internationally-bestselling author Douglas Abrams explore in The Book of Hope: A Survival Guide for an Endangered Planet. This new book explores one of the most sought-after and least understood elements of human nature – hope – through […]

No Waste November 2021

No Waste November is back for 2021, and we want you AND your friends, family, colleagues and classmates to get involved. It’s a month-long event that supports and empowers individuals and institutions to tackle a waste form in their own communities and in turn create positive global impact. With world leaders meeting shortly for COP26, […]

Dr Jane Goodall announced as COP26 Advocate

With the crucial COP26 summit fast approaching, seen by many as our last big chance to tackle climate change, Dr Jane Goodall has been announced as Advocate and will be speaking to World Leaders about the vital relationship between nature and climate. The COP26 conference takes place in Glasgow, Scotland, from the 1st to the […]

Everything you need to know about COP26

If you’ve been watching the news, you may have heard about something called COP26, and that’s it’s going to be really important for the environment. But what is COP26, why is it important, what’s going to happen and how can it help wildlife?  What is COP26 COP26 is a meeting of global leaders.  The COP […]

Jane Goodall Institute partners with DP World to support growth of the global humanitarian and environmental youth programme, Roots & Shoots

One of the Jane Goodall Institute’s key programmes is Roots & Shoots – a world-wide movement of thousands of passionate young people making significant impact across more than 60 countries. Whether it’s natural disasters, homelessness, pollution or climate change, Roots & Shoots groups are embracing challenges and creating real positive change across the globe. Through […]