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Dr Jane Goodall’s new book – The Book of Hope – OUT NOW!

Now, more than ever, we need reasons for hope, and that is exactly what Dr Jane Goodall and internationally-bestselling author Douglas Abrams explore in The Book of Hope: A Survival Guide for an Endangered Planet. This new book explores one of the most sought-after and least understood elements of human nature – hope – through […]

No Waste November 2021

No Waste November is back for 2021, and we want you AND your friends, family, colleagues and classmates to get involved. It’s a month-long event that supports and empowers individuals and institutions to tackle a waste form in their own communities and in turn create positive global impact. With world leaders meeting shortly for COP26, […]

Dr Jane Goodall announced as COP26 Advocate

With the crucial COP26 summit fast approaching, seen by many as our last big chance to tackle climate change, Dr Jane Goodall has been announced as Advocate and will be speaking to World Leaders about the vital relationship between nature and climate. The COP26 conference takes place in Glasgow, Scotland, from the 1st to the […]

Jane Goodall Institute partners with DP World to support growth of the global humanitarian and environmental youth programme, Roots & Shoots

One of the Jane Goodall Institute’s key programmes is Roots & Shoots – a world-wide movement of thousands of passionate young people making significant impact across more than 60 countries. Whether it’s natural disasters, homelessness, pollution or climate change, Roots & Shoots groups are embracing challenges and creating real positive change across the globe. Through […]

Celebrate International Day of Peace with Roots & Shoots

Jane Goodall’s Roots & Shoots invites you to join members all around the world this September 21st as we celebrate International Day of Peace in a special way. We would like you to join us in #PlantingHope! What is International Day of Peace? International Day of Peace, sometimes also called Peace Day or World Peace […]

Voices from our Earth

Climate change, biodiversity loss and deforestation are just some of the challenges our planet faces today. Are we in time to do something about it? Can we learn to live in balance with nature after so long?  Typically, we hope that new science or modern technologies will solve these problems but there is an ancient […]

How to help wildlife in hot weather

Phew, it’s hot outside! And if us humans are feeling the heat, you know that wildlife will be too. But while we can pop on a fan, sip an icy drink or eat some ice cream to cool down, it’s not that easy for wildlife. So how do wild birds and animals cope when the […]

Jane Goodall’s Roots & Shoots Newsletter Summer 2021

Dear Roots & Shoots Members, It’s hard to believe that fifteen months on we are still living with a Global Pandemic. This has been equivalent to running a hypothetical ‘marathon’ in terms of resilience, strength, resourcefulness, application, optimism and hope. It has been a roller coaster ride for all, and an indescribable dark period for […]