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The new Natural History GCSE

Roots & Shoots is passionate about helping young people make a difference for people, animals and the planet, so we’re very excited about the new Natural History GCSE that’s just been launched. Now more than ever, young people should have the opportunity to connect with nature, and we hope What and when The new Natural […]

Spring nest spotting

Spring is the time of year that many birds and other creatures build nests, because it’s also the time of year that they find a partner to reproduce with. Nests mean eggs and baby creatures, and are brilliant for learning more about animal and insect behaviour.  Nest spotting is an excellent thing to do when […]

Climate Action book by Georgina Stevens

Dear Roots & Shoots members, We are delighted to recommend the book below, and all our members get a a 30% discount, so don’t forget to apply at checkout (further info below). Are you looking for ideas to inspire a classroom of primary age children on climate crisis around Earth Day? Talk with them about […]

‘Will Mr Sloth Save the Forest’ – Re-educating Earthlings

We are delighted to recommend Mattea Pauc’s ‘Will Mr Sloth Save the Forest’. Join Mr. Sloth and his forest friends on their quest to end deforestation in the Amazon rainforest. This inspiring picture book highlights how, with a little teamwork, hope and indigenous knowledge, anything is achievable. Here is why Mattea was inspired to create […]

Eyes of Extinction by Ariya Agarwal

Ariya Agarwal is an inspirational writer at a young age. Her love for animals has motivated her to speak out on their behalf and to raise awareness about their treatment. We are delighted to recommend her first book to you. ‘Eyes of Extinction’: “My name is Ariya, and I am 13 years old. Even though […]

How to help our friends in Ukraine

It’s impossible not to be aware of the terrible things happening right now in Ukraine. These are troubling times, but we are all united by our desire to help our friends and Roots & Shoots sisters and brothers. We’ve collected together some resources, connections, links and ideas.  It’s easy to feel overwhelmed by everything, but […]

Gombe 60 Creative Competition – the Winners

In 2020, we celebrated 60 years since Dr Jane Goodall first set foot at the Gombe Streams National Park to begin her ground-breaking research into the chimpanzees there. Her work, and the work of the hundreds of conservationists over the decades since, has changed the way we understand and value these amazing animals and the […]

New Fundraising page

Roots & Shoots is part of the Jane Goodall Institute UK (registered charity number 327858) and is funded through donations. You can help to support the work of Roots & Shoots in the UK by making a donation, no matter how small – the easiest way is via our JustGiving page. Other donation options will be […]