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End of school year message, Tara Golshan, ED

Thank you for all your hard work in these unprecedented times.   For never giving up and for finding creative ways of working on your Roots & Shoots projects during this Pandemic.   Onwards and upwards. We look forward to seeing you again in September.   Have a lovely Summer break. Tara Golshan Executive Director, Education  

Our new official sponsor – Montessori

We are proud to announce that, owing to a very successful collaboration, Montessori have now signed up to a further three years as the major sponsor of the Roots & Shoots programme.  A very special thank you to their CEO Leonor Stepjic and a warm welcome to all their team.  We look forward to an […]

A Standing Ovation for Dr Jane at the Durrell Institute of Conservation and Ecology Lecture

On the 25th February, Dr Jane Goodall gave the 2020 DICE Lecture on “Gombe and beyond: chimpanzees, conservation and change“. She talked about her life and career.  From her early love of nature to her ground-breaking research on chimpanzees in Tanzania, subsequent conservation work and the Roots & Shoots programme to empower young people to […]

‘SOS from the Kids’ on Britain’s Got Talent

We just loved seeing these young, compassionate and inspiring children on Britain’s Got Talent! SOS from the Kids are a children’ choir formed by brothers Sim and Noah Macaulay. Pre-teen Sim wrote the self-titled track SOS From The Kids after watching David Attenborough’s Climate Change – The Facts. With a little help from his mum Dorry […]

Going Underground on RT – Dr. Jane Goodall on Coronavirus: We Brought This on Ourselves by Disrespecting Nature!

On this episode of Going Underground, we speak to world-famous primatologist and conservationist Dr. Jane Goodall. She discusses how Coronavirus has been brought about by our disrespect of the natural world and animals, how poverty is at the centre of tackling climate change, stopping future pandemics and deforestation, how deforestation is increasing the number of […]

Let’s make some rainbows

When times are sad and difficult, it can be hard to have hope. But hope is a powerful, wonderful thing and it can get us through. Dr Jane Goodall talks a lot about hope. It what drives her on, encouraging, inspiring and empowering one of her main reasons for hope – young people. We are […]