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Eye on Earth Summit 2011

In December 2011 Dr. Jane Goodall and Tara Golshan our ED of  Education attended the Eye on Earth Summit in Abu Dhabi. The trip included successful school and university lectures and Roots & Shoots workshops with a pledge from the Government to establish R&S in the Middle East.  President Clinton himself thanked them for all […]

Jane Goodall’s Roots & Shoots Annual Awards 2011

As part of Jane Goodall’s Roots & Shoots programme, schools from across the UK were invited to Regent’s Park, London to take part in a prestigious Awards ceremony in the presence of Dr Jane Goodall. The event took place at the Zoological Society of London’s headquarters – a charity devoted to the worldwide conservation of animals […]

Newsletter – Autumn 2011

Dear Roots & Shoots members, Where has this year gone? I cannot believe how quickly time has passed – and yes it goes with the old age saying Time Flies When You’re Having Fun. And fun we have had, here at Roots & Shoots. From reminding ourselves of the importance of living in Peace with […]

Jane Goodall Rose Planting

Jane Goodall is excited. “Have you heard?” she says, as we eat lunch in the restaurant at Compton Acres in Poole. “We’ve been shortlisted for an Oscar!” She is referring to the film about her life, Jane’s Journey, which had its UK premiere at Bournemouth University.  The scientist, conservationist and UN International Messenger of Peace, […]

The Dolphins of Greece – Roots & Shoots Teacher Barbara James tells us about the Earthwatch Expedition 2011

I had been asked to go to Greece and be a ‘scientific research volunteer’ working with the Earthwatch Institute and Tethys Research Institute in the Amvrakikos gulf in Greece.  I was so excited and a little nervous. There were 5 volunteers from all over the world.  There was Kimberley, originally from Canada but now lives […]

Jane Goodall’s Roots & Shoots International Day of Peace

Local youth came together on 26th September to celebrate Peace in London London UK— Following the lead of their hero—renowned primatologist Jane Goodall, Ph.D., DBE—young people from across the UK came together in London for a Jane Goodall’s Roots & Shoots Day of Peace event on 26th September from 11:00am to 3.30pm at Main Entrance City […]

Quest Overseas to sponsor 2011 Jane Goodall’s Award for Individual Endeavour

We are delighted to announce that Quest Overseas is sponsoring our prestigious Award for Individual Endeavour. Quest Overseas will give the nominated winner a fully funded place on any one of their 4-6 week summer project teams giving them the opportunity to experience a different culture in either South America or Africa. Full details available […]

Jane Goodall on BBC4 Radio

“Something Understood” with Mark Tully   Dear Roots & Shoots members, Mark Tully from BBC4 Radio has interviewed Dr. Jane Goodall about her relationship with animals. To hear the full interview please visit The Roots & Shoots Team