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DON’T MISS OUT! Request your free Hanson Box Now!

Dear Roots & Shoots members, We hope you are staying safe and well. We were so pleased that you enjoyed the Local Safari books which we created in partnership with the Don Hanson Charitable Foundation and sent to 20,000 schools last year in the 2020 Hanson Box (our 2020 launch). We are delighted to announce that this […]

A special Birthday message to Dr. Jane Goodall!

On the 3rd April 2021 we celebrate Dr. Jane Goodall’s 87th birthday! She is an incredible, inspirational woman who has inspired and motivated millions of people around the globe to live in greater harmony with nature and to take action on behalf of the planet we share. On this special occasion, we recognise the unique legacy of […]

Get involved in #ThatsKindness Campaign 2021

Our partner Montessori are working with the UNESCO Mahatma Gandhi Institute of Education for Peace and Sustainable Development (MGIEP) to support their #KindnessMatters campaign. The campaign is aimed to approve the creation of the new UNESCO International Day of Kindness. Together we hope to have gathered at least 1 million stories of Kindness to show these […]

Growing Together 2021

Our focus this year is on Growing Together Forests are the most productive and biodiverse habitats in the world. They cover about a third of the global land mass and are essential for the ecological balance of our planet. So far, 1.3 million animal and plant species are known to be found in forests. They […]

Roots & Shoots 30th Anniversary Celebrations!

Happy 30th Anniversary Roots & Shoots! 30 years ago today, Dr. Jane Goodall launched a youth-driven movement that has inspired thousands of young change-makers and transformed the world. There’s no limit to what young people can do! Young people are not just the future, you are the present and have the power to shape tomorrow, […]

Listen to Dr Jane Goodall’s new Hopecast!

Scientist. Activist. Storyteller. Icon. Jane Goodall blazed the trail and changed the world. Now, she’s studying new subjects – humans! This brand-new podcast will take listeners on a one-of-a-kind journey as they learn from Dr. Goodall’s extraordinary life hear from changemaking guests from every arena and become awed by a growing movement sparked by Jane […]

Celebrate our Roots & Shoots 30th Anniversary!

Nearly 30 years ago, on the 19th February 1991, Dr Jane Goodall set up the first ever Roots & Shoots group with 12 students from Dar es Salaam in Tanzania. The students were concerned about some of the problems facing their community and the environment they lived in and wanted to do something about it.  […]

Where is Jane?

Or as we are calling it in 2020 – ‘What’s Jane been up to?’ And the answer is – a whole lot! Dr Jane has traded her normal 300 days of travel schedule for 18 hour working days and a new on-line timetable  –  from writing a new book to virtual Awards, lectures, auctions, meetings […]