The Roots & Shoots Program in China has been widely successful in providing a platform for young people, in schools of all levels and universities, to organize extra-curricular environmental, humanitarian and animal protection activities in their local communities. With over 600 R&S groups in primary, secondary schools and universities across China, we are building awareness and changing the behaviors of tens of thousands of young people.

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Dr. Jane Goodall



Our founder, Dr. Jane Goodall is a world-renowned scientist, best known for her pioneering research in Chimpanzee behavior initiated in 1960 in Gombe National Park in Tanzania.
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Our Offices

There are 3 Roots & Shoots Offices supporting groups’ activities in China: Beijing, Shanghai and Chengdu. There are now more than 600 Roots & Shoots groups in China working with young people of all ages,from kindergarten to university students, all of them implementing small-scale projects that show care and concern for the environment, for animals and for the human community.

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Where we are in China