Illustrations of project streams Jane Goodall's Roots & Shoots

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Making a difference for Animals, People and the Environment. Check out this year’s Roots & Shoots community projects.


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New teachers learn to grow organic food and teach across the curriculum in a learning garden

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In this student-led teaching and learning garden on our university campus, graduate and undergrad students from Education and Land & Food Systems collaborate with new teacher candidates, helping them learn how to grow organic food and teach across the curriculum in their school own gardens.

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The Global Goals for Sustainable Development12 – Responsible consumption and production13 – Climate action15 – Life on land

Jane Goodall’s Roots & Shoots

Do great things in your community.

Jane Goodall’s Roots & Shoots began in 1991 when Dr. Jane met with 12 Tanzanian high school students who wanted to tackle urgent problems in their community. Since that meeting, Roots & Shoots groups have multiplied many times over and can now be found in nearly 100 countries around the world. Wherever there’s a group, young people are making change that benefits animals, people and the environment.

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