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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 http://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/b012zzzw/Something_Understood_Animals/ The Roots & Shoots Team

Jane Goodall’s Roots & Shoots launches an exciting partnership with ASDAN

Jane Goodall’s Roots & Shoots in partnership with ASDAN Education We are delighted to introduce our partnership with the national awarding body and educational charity ASDAN Education, whose aim is to nurture and accredit personal skills development in young people. ASDAN’s programmes and qualifications are used in thousands of schools all over the UK and […]

Wild animals banned in UK circuses: Animal suffering matters

Animal Emotions <http://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/animal-emotions Do animals think and feel? by Marc Bekoff Wild animals banned in UK circuses: Animal suffering matters Despite political dirty tricks and intimidation animals gain protection Published on June 24, 2011 by Marc Bekoff http://www.psychologytoday.com/experts/marc-bekoff in Animal Emotions http://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/animal-emotions In a remarkable victory for animals and the many people working on their […]

Bournemouth Day honouring Dr Jane Goodall DBE

On Sunday 22nd May Bournemouth resident Dr Jane Goodall DBE, Founder of the Jane Goodall Institute and UN Messenger of Peace, celebrated her life and work at Bournemouth University. Young people involved in conservation projects thanks to Jane Goodall’s Roots & Shoots programme, showcased their work in her honour. Artists exhibited unique pieces inspired by Jane’s […]