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Celebrate International Day of Peace with Roots & Shoots

Jane Goodall’s Roots & Shoots invites you to join members all around the world this September 21st as we celebrate International Day of Peace in a special way. We would like you to join us in #PlantingHope! What is International Day of Peace? International Day of Peace, sometimes also called Peace Day or World Peace […]

Voices from our Earth

Climate change, biodiversity loss and deforestation are just some of the challenges our planet faces today. Are we in time to do something about it? Can we learn to live in balance with nature after so long?  Typically, we hope that new science or modern technologies will solve these problems but there is an ancient […]

Meet Nature’s Olympians

The best athletes and sportspeople in the world are competing in Tokyo at this moment, combining fitness, skill, speed, stamina, focus and more in the ultimate test of athletic ability. Meanwhile, Mother Nature’s athletes compete every day to thrive and survive. Let’s meet some of them! Running Running is an incredibly important skill for many […]

How to help wildlife in hot weather

Phew, it’s hot outside! And if us humans are feeling the heat, you know that wildlife will be too. But while we can pop on a fan, sip an icy drink or eat some ice cream to cool down, it’s not that easy for wildlife. So how do wild birds and animals cope when the […]

Jane Goodall’s Roots & Shoots UAE Newsletter Summer 2021

Dear Roots & Shoots Members, It’s hard to believe that fifteen months on we are still living with a Global Pandemic. This has been equivalent to running a hypothetical ‘marathon’ in terms of resilience, strength, resourcefulness, application, optimism and hope. It has been a roller coaster ride for all, and an indescribable dark period for […]

Jane Goodall’s Roots & Shoots Newsletter Summer 2021

Dear Roots & Shoots Members, It’s hard to believe that fifteen months on we are still living with a Global Pandemic. This has been equivalent to running a hypothetical ‘marathon’ in terms of resilience, strength, resourcefulness, application, optimism and hope. It has been a roller coaster ride for all, and an indescribable dark period for […]

Our young member, Amelia Litherland, is awarded the prestigious Diana Award

Amelia’s unwavering passion and commitment for social and environmental justice have seen her grow from school eco-rep to founder of the successful non-profit social enterprise ‘Supporting the Streets’, which fundraises for the homeless. Amelia brings her deeply caring nature to enable positive action on projects both large and small. Whether she is coordinating student helpers […]

Our Global Awards 2021

With 2021 marking the 30th Roots & Shoots Anniversary, it was not enough to celebrate locally, we had to go global with so many of you working hard all over the World. If you are interested in getting involved and nominated, just keep on posting your amazing activities on our website and you never know, […]

Welcoming our new CEO

We are delighted to announce that Corinna McShane joined the Jane Goodall Institute UK as CEO in May 2021, covering all aspects of our work from supporting community led conservation projects and chimpanzee sanctuaries in Africa, to empowering young people to become compassionate changemakers through our Roots & Shoots school programmes in the UK and […]

Our first ever VIRTUAL Celebration Awards 2021

The last 14 months have been challenging and unpredictable!  But, despite the uncertainty we have soldiered on bravely – educating, inspiring and taking action! As 2021 marked Jane Goodall’s Roots & Shoots 30th Anniversary, there was much to celebrate. Hosted by our partners at New York University Abu Dhabi and in the presence of Dr […]