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Our exciting Global Windsor Castle Gathering 2018

During the summer holidays, the annual gathering of inspiring, young individuals from all over the world, took place at the beautiful and historic St George’s House, Windsor Castle. With representatives from 24 countries, days were spent getting to know one anther, brainstorming and collaborating.  Friendships and memories for life were quickly formed! We were very […]

Our Photograph Winner Ella McIvor enjoys her NG Prize!

“As the winner of the Roots & Shoots Most Outstanding Photograph competition I was lucky to be invited to visit the London HQ of National Geographic Kids Magazine to look behind the scenes of the making of the magazines and the photos behind the stories. I learned about the editing process and where the photos […]

Inspirational Youth: Dara McAnulty, Shimna Integrated College

Dara McAnulty is a 14-year-old naturalist, conservationist and activist living in Northern Ireland. He is the author of and the recipient of the BBC Springwatch ‘Unsprung Hero’, Birdwatch Magazine ‘Local Hero’ and the Animal Hero ‘Young Animal Hero’ awards. He is writing his first book ‘The Diary of a Young Naturalist’ which will be […]

Compassion in World Farming International and Roots & Shoots form a new Partnership

Compassion in World Farming International (Compassion) is a registered charity, aiming to achieve humane and sustainable global food and farming policies and practices. Compassion campaigns and lobbies for an end to industrial farming methods and for a future farming system based on agro-ecological and compassionate methods. Compassion’s HQ is in the UK and it has offices/representation […]

No Waste November

Think of all those coffee cups, plastic straws, washing up bottles, packaging around fruit and vegetables, old clothes and unused cosmetics we throw away every day. Think of all of the energy and resources that went into making them, and the amount of waste they generate in landfill. If everyone reduced the amount they used […]

Roots & Shoots UAE has been nominated for the Pride of Abu Dhabi Awards! Please vote for us!

We are honoured and delighted to have been nominated for the Special Recognition category of the Pride of Abu Dhabi Awards! The only real people’s choice award, The Pride of Abu Dhabi Awards is the community awards that celebrates the people and companies that make the city great. Created by the people behind Abu Dhabi World magazine, the capital’s favourite […]

A special expedition to climb Mount Kilimanjaro

In February 2019, our friends at The Explorer’s Passage and 2041 ClimateForce are holding a special expedition to climb Mount Kilimanjaro, Africa’s Highest Peak! Their mission is to help with the environmental degradation in the area around Mount Kilimanjaro. A portion of the proceeds from this Expedition will go towards a large tree planting project near the mountain in […]