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Plant-for-Ethiopia

Freitag, 6. Dezember 2019

Together with local tree planting organizations, we set up a new planting project in Ethiopia. Not only does it have a wide range of benefits for the planet, but also for the region and all the people living there. Let’s grow the pioneer Ethiopian forestry management project! Plant-for-...

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Planting trees has never been easier!

Mittwoch, 2. Oktober 2019

For the first time ever, some of the best community-led tree planting projects from 20+ countries have come together to deliver a massive boost to the world’s reforestation efforts. Now, with the Plant-for-the-Planet App, everyone can plant trees worldwide with just a few clicks. 100 per cent...

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Plant Trees Around the World

Donnerstag, 28. Februar 2019

We want to plant a trillion trees! You believe that’s impossible? A trillion trees are just 150 trees per person. And if we plant them together with amazing tree planting projects in the Global South, they can have so many co-benefits for the local communities! In his video message for the Bea...

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How Trees Can Influence the Global Climate

Dienstag, 26. Februar 2019

Researchers from University College London assume a connection between the end of the medieval warm period and reforestation. When Europeans came to America in 1492, they brought unknown diseases for which the indigenous people had no immunity. A bit more than a century after Columbus’ arri...

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Being Part of the Most Historic Climate Change Conference Since Paris

Montag, 14. Januar 2019

In December 2018, the UN Climate Change Conference COP24 took place in Poland. Udeh was one of 24 delegates from Plant-for-the-Planet. He shares his experiences with us: It was great being part of the most historic COP since COP21 in Paris which ushered in a rule-book for the implementa...

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Together for a Better Future

Freitag, 16. März 2018

Plant and protect 1000 billion trees together - thirty high-ranking representatives from business, politics and civil society announced this goal last Friday. They all signed the Trillion Tree Declaration. Together with Prince Albert II of Monaco Felix was the first to sign the declaration....

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Great Success of the PlantAhead Conference

Montag, 12. März 2018

On March 9, we children and youth launched the Trillion Tree Campaign. Together with HSH Prince Albert II of Monaco, the Gyalwang Drukpa, Patricia Espinosa, General Secretary of the UNFCCC and many other Guests of Honor, we presented a great show to invite all people to join us. So take a seat, r...

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Thousands of New Fans in the US

Donnerstag, 16. März 2017

The last days, we received many requests from the US and from all over the world. We suppose, it’s because of an article about Felix that has been published on the National Geographic website. Laura Parker, author of the article, not only had talked to Felix, but also to the Amabassador for...

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Map shows that deforestation isn’t just about the Amazon

Donnerstag, 3. September 2015

Map shows that deforestation isn’t just about the Amazon When you hear deforestation, you might think Brazil. It’s a fair association: Over the past four decades, upwards of 20 percent of the Amazon rainforest has been cut down. But Brazil also boasts a relati...

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Humankind has Destroyed Half of all Forests

Mittwoch, 2. September 2015

    A new Yale-led study has found that 9.5 billion trees are lost each year due to deforestation. This is despite the substantial afforestation efforts of the Billion Tree Campaign, which has planted 14.2 billion trees over the past eight years. The study, which was initiated by...

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More than 2,000 children and volunteers of the initiative A tree in the heart planted the trees in Sicily and Rome in just 4 days!

Dienstag, 12. Februar 2013

In December 2012, children and volunteers of “Un albero nel cuore” (A tree in the heart) planted 4,000 trees in the cities of Caltanissetta and Palermo (Sicily) and Mentana (Rome). The planting took place at schools, public gardens, organic farms and property for private woodland.As part of the acti...

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Shanisse (Singapore) and Sagar (Nepal) Visiting Bavaria

Montag, 25. Juni 2012

Shanisse (14) from Singapore, the new world president of the children's global committee, and Sagar (16) from Nepal, the new global president of the youth committee, spent one week at the Plant-for-the-Planet office in Tutzing from June 3 on. There they discussed the strategy with Felix. For her te...

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A Billion Trees for Kenya

Mittwoch, 28. März 2012

To finalise the last details of the Billion Tree Campaign handover with the UNEP, Caro and Frithjof from the Secretariat travelled on behalf of the Global Board to Nairobi. They report the following results to the Global Board from Kenya. 1. In the last five years, citizens, companies and governmen...

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Leaves Featuring Polluters

Mittwoch, 25. Januar 2012

It's a job that could hardly be more delicate. The Spanish cut-art artist Lorenzo Durán has magicked up miniature worlds into ordinary leaves, which are not only impressive but also thought provoking. The motives were created for us by the Hamburg agency Leagas Delaney - inspired by Durán."The simpl...

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UNEP Billion Tree Campaign Hands Over to the Young People of the Plant-for-the-Planet Foundation

Mittwoch, 7. Dezember 2011

New Phase for Campaign Which Has Planted Over 12 Billion Trees Worldwide Durban, South Africa / Nairobi, 7 December 2011 – The management of the Billion Tree Campaign, which has overseen the planting of more than 12 billion trees worldwide, has been formally handed over by the United Nations Enviro...

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ATP plants nearly 250,000 Trees throughout Armenia

Donnerstag, 24. November 2011

YEREVAN--Heavy snow and rapidly decreasing temperatures presented an added challenge to Armenia Tree Project (ATP) programs this fall. Despite a temporary delay in northern Armenia until the weather cleared, ATP was able to plant a total of 87,143 trees this season. The total number of trees planted...

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Volunteers plant trees on mine lands in Kentucky

Freitag, 11. November 2011

MIDDLESBORO, KY. — Volunteers have planted hundreds of trees on reclaimed mine land in Eastern Kentucky. The project is part of an initiative by the United Nations Billion Tree Campaign that set a goal in 2009 of planting one tree for every person on Earth. The Appalachian Regional Reforestation In...

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The Billion Tree Campaign reaches 12 billion milestone

Dienstag, 8. November 2011

Nairobi, 8 November 2011 - More than 12 billion trees have now been planted in 193 countries under the Billion Tree Campaign, organised by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP). The 12 billion landmark was reached earlier this month following a tree planting campaign carried out in Kenya...

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New Stamps honour United Nations International Year of Forests

Mittwoch, 12. Oktober 2011

Posted on iseek: Wednesday, 12 October 2011, New York | Author: Department of Management  The United Nations Postal Administration will place a bold punctuation mark on the International Year of Forests awareness campaign with a new set of postage stamps scheduled to go on sale 13 October 2011.  ...

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UN's Billion Tree Campaign Hits its Seven Billion Goal Target

Dienstag, 22. September 2009

New York/Nairobi, 21 September 2009 - The global public's desire to see action on climate change was clearly spotlighted today with the announcement that the Billion Tree Campaign has reached 7 billion trees - one for every person on the planet. Over the past three years millions of people ra...

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