Youth

Jane Goodall's Roots & Shoots 20th Anniversary

Twenty years ago, Dr. Jane Goodall and a group of Tanzanian students started what has become an international movement of young people dedicated to creating a better world. Today in more than 120 countries, hundreds of thousands of Roots & Shoots members work together on youth-led service projects to improve communities and to make the world better for people, animals and the environment we all share.
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Jane Goodall's Roots & Shoots Leadership Training

Jane Goodall's Roots & Shoots, the environmental and humanitarian youth program of the Jane Goodall Institute, gathers young leaders and their adult mentors for leadership trainings throughout the year. Training with the tools and resources necessary to plan their Roots & Shoots projects, these leaders have a positive impact on their communities by improving the environment and make the world a better place for people and animals.

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Writing the Next Chapter of Hope for Endangered Species

Jane Goodall’s Roots & Shoots Youth Campaign
On the Edge: Hope for Animals and their World

On the Edge: Hope for Animals and their World

At a time when many animal species are at a crossroads, around the globe, passionate individuals and groups are dedicating themselves to ensuring a hopeful future for species threatened with extinction. Their stories are the ones that Dr. Jane tells in her most recent book, Hope for Animals and Their World.

A Message from Jane for the 2010 Day of Peace

Dr. Jane Goodall gives a message of peace for the 2010 Roots & Shoots International Day of Peace on September 19, 2010

Roots & Shoots Native Americas Project Wins $50,000 from Disney’s Friends for Change: Project Green

We are proud to announce that Roots & Shoots Native Americas project has come in 2nd place in the Disney’s Friends for Change: Project Green campaign! Thanks to the many supporters who voted for Roots & Shoots over the last few weeks to keep us in the top three!

Help Roots & Shoots Native Americas Project win $100,000 through Disney Friends for Change!

Since 2006, Roots & Shoots has been working with the Oglala Lakota Tribe on the Pine Ridge Reservation in South Dakota. The Roots & Shoots Native Americas project works with the entire Pine Ridge community planting community gardens, doing Roots & Shoots projects and learning about traditional practices. 

Going Big!

Wonderful news! The Congolese government recently ratified a decree to expand the Tchimpounga Nature Reserve by 750 percent.

Making a Statement

Dr. Goodall recently submitted a statement to the U.S. House of Representatives urging reauthorization of legislation that would extend federal support for critical great ape conservation projects until the year 2016.

Roots & Shoots youth reach out to Haiti

Young people from all over the United States and countries including England, Canada, Vietnam, Singapore and Barbados are reaching out to young people in Haiti through an artwork and messaging campaign organized by Jane Goodall’s Roots & Shoots

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Saving Chimps From Snares (Graphic Images)!

This is the story of Mugu Moja, a young juvenile chimpanzee.