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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 […]

Welcoming our new CEO

We are delighted to announce that Corinna McShane joined the Jane Goodall Institute UK as CEO in May 2021, covering all aspects of our work from supporting community led conservation projects and chimpanzee sanctuaries in Africa, to empowering young people to become compassionate changemakers through our Roots & Shoots school programmes in the UK and […]

Our first ever VIRTUAL Celebration Awards 2021

The last 14 months have been challenging and unpredictable!  But, despite the uncertainty we have soldiered on bravely – educating, inspiring and taking action! As 2021 marked Jane Goodall’s Roots & Shoots 30th Anniversary, there was much to celebrate. Hosted by our partners at New York University Abu Dhabi and in the presence of Dr […]

Celebrate World Chimpanzee Day with us!

The 14th of July is World Chimpanzee Day, where people around the world unite to celebrate the innate value, complexity and importance of our closest living relatives in the animal kingdom – chimpanzees. It all started with Dr Jane Goodall… The day honours the anniversary of the moment in 1960 when 26-year-old Jane Goodall first […]

Join up to our Climate Action initiative: Race to Zero Project and Win Big!

Our planet is under pressure. So are the generations who inherit it. It’s time to invest in climate solutions by and for emerging leaders, inspired by Count Us In and the United Nation’s COP26 Race to Zero. Leading up to COP26, we will grow a diverse community of young innovators tackling climate action! In partnership with Climate Action: Race […]

Darwin 200 Voyage – our amazing summer expedition!

The DARWIN200 UK Voyage is intended to offer the Roots & Shoots team members the opportunity to gain first-hand experience studying wildlife and undertaking conservation surveys. The future protection of wildlife across the globe depends directly upon empowering and inspiring the next generation, and transferring skills so that tomorrow’s conservationists can study, understand and conserve […]

Don’t miss out: Request your free Hanson box now!

We were so pleased that you enjoyed the first set of 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 year, we are creating two new resources to send to thousands […]

Jane Goodall’s Roots & Shoots Celebrates a six-year partnership with Montessori Group

May 2021 We are delighted to announce the start of an exciting six-year partnership with the Montessori Group.  Through the great vision of Maria Montessori, they have led the way in a highly valued holistic approach to children’s education from an early age complimenting the Roots & Shoots values of educating, inspiring and taking action […]