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In Memoriam: Gregoire

We are sad to announce the death of one of our oldest and dearest chimpanzees, Gregoire. There are many more chimpanzees who cannot return to the wild and need our help to care for them. Please donate to our appeal. Thankyou, Tara Golshan Executive Director, Education JGI UK Download a donation form

Rediscover Your Heart : 7 Keys for Personal and Planetary Transformation

by Fred Matser Mikhail Gorbachev (Foreword), Deepak Chopra (Afterword) Born into modest circumstances in the Netherlands, Fred Matser unexpectedly found himself heading the family business from a young age. He went on to develop it into one of the largest property development companies in Europe. Outside of his business career Matser had some extraordinary transcendental […]

Roots & Shoots invited to enter ‘Rediscover Your Heart’ awards

A wonderful opportunity has arisen for your school to receive a financial reward for the wonderful projects that you do. The awards are offered by Rediscover Your Heart on behalf of the humanitarian and philanthropist Fred Matser, a friend of Dr Jane Goodall. Please see below for further information: Dear friends in the UK, We […]

Dr Goodall lecture and book signing at Oxford Union

Dame Jane Goodall PhD, DBE is a British UN Messenger of Peace, primatologist, ethologist, and anthropologist. She is famous for her 50-year study of chimpanzee social and family interactions in Gombe Stream National Park, Tanzania and for founding the Jane Goodall Institute. She will be talking about her experiences as well as signing her book […]

Solar Power at Trevithick School – Mission Update!

Trevithick school should be getting solar panels soon to reduce pupils’ and staff’s carbon footprint! This is very exciting so members of the Roots & Shoots Club are busy making a short film on solar power. They are using green screen software to create their own “Newsround”. They will present it to fellow pupils and parents […]

Donating funds raised

After all the hard work you’ve done over our key fundraising months at the end of last year, you’re probably wondering, what happens next? You can donate money on behalf of Roots & Shoots initiatives directly to the Jane Goodall Institute, and you will find information on the different ways you can do this at […]

National Climate March – 6th December

Join us on the National Climate March along with thousands of people in more than 70 countries around the world as part of the Global Day of Action on climate. Assemble: 12noon at Grosvenor Sq (this has changed from Speaker’s Corner, because of a car-free day in London on 6th December) Speakers at the rally […]

NEWS ALERT – Fundraising

October and November are Roots & Shoots’ official fundraising months for the Jane Goodall Institute. During this time we invite schools to take part in fundraising for our Africa programmes. For information on how you can raise money and where it goes, see our Autumn 2007 newsletter.

TASIS attends the Roots & Shoots Awards

The Roots & Shoots Award Ceremony in London was a wonderful way for my students to share their work with others. The girls were especially excited that Dr. Jane Goodall herself was going to be there. I brought along two Upper School students named Madeleine Larsson and Martina Svennson. They had spent eight days with […]