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Roots & Shoots Termly Awards

What are the awards? At the end of each school term, the team at Roots & Shoots will be reviewing the Mission Updates and Mission Updates that member schools have been posting about their Roots & Shoots activities. We then give bronze, silver and gold awards to the best projects to commend your hard work. […]

Dr. Jane’s Birthday

It is Dr Jane’s 75th birthday on the 3rd April. Please make sure you sign her birthday card. You can do this by visiting the US website at The US are trying to get 7,500 names and have so far reached 5,000. Help us reach their target. Best wishes, Tara Tara Golshan Executive Director, […]

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 […]