Open Filteroptions

Let's celebrate our birthday!

Tuesday, March 28, 2017

    Ten years ago, a nine-year-old boy planted a tree at his school. That was the beginning of a worldwide children's and youth's initiative. As of now, with the help of many adults, governments, and businesses, the children and youth have planted more than 14 billion trees a...

Read more ...

Thousands of New Fans in the US

Thursday, March 16, 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...

Read more ...

Plant-for-the-Planet Academy Timbou, Togo

Wednesday, February 22, 2017

The second academy in Timbou College took place on January, 20th 2017. 80 children from 10 different schools were keenly waiting for the academy to start. The event was free-of-charge for all the attending children, aged from 7 to 16 years old. The academy began with some welcoming words by the r...

Read more ...

Plant-for-the-Planet Academy Djidjole, Togo

Wednesday, February 22, 2017

The third academy in Avenou-Didjole college took place on January, 21st 2017. 80 children from 10 different schools were keenly waiting for the academy to start. The event was free-of-charge for all the attending children, aged from 8 to 15.   The academy began with some welcoming words of...

Read more ...

First Plant-for-the-Planet Academy in Naki-Est, Togo

Wednesday, February 22, 2017

The first academy in Naki-Est college took place on January, 20th 2017. 80 children from 10 different schools were keenly waiting for the academy to start. The event was free-of-charge for all the attending children, aged from 8 to 12 years old. The academy began with some welcoming words of Mr....

Read more ...

A Photo Session with the President

Thursday, February 16, 2017

On January 20th 2017, 12 Climate Justice Ambassadors  gave an inspiring presentation at the "National Tree Planting Launch for the 2016/2017 Tree Planting Season in Zambia". Mika, Jess and Tukiya gave a speech. Among their audience was the President of Zambia, Edgar Chagwa Lungu. T...

Read more ...

Plant-for-the-Planet Academy in Monrovia, Liberia

Thursday, February 2, 2017

The academy took place in Monrovia, Liberia on October 15th, 2016. The training started at 9:15am with 110 students from 12 different schools, at the auditorium of the College of West Africa in Central Monrovia. It was free-of-charge for all participants, who were  aged 10-16. This academy c...

Read more ...

1st Plant-for-the-Planet Academy in Saboba

Wednesday, February 1, 2017

The first Plant-for-the-Planet Academy in Saboba, Northern Ghana took place on the 12th of November. We arrived at the venue around 8:00am, where we already met a few of the children. We quickly started arranging the venue and within a short while all invited children arrived so we could start the a...

Read more ...

1st Academy in Bole in the North of Ghana 5.11.2016

Wednesday, February 1, 2017

The very first academy in Bole took place November 5th, 2016 at 8:00 am. 80 children from 10 different schools were keenly waiting for the academy to start. The programme was free of charge for all the 80 children aged from 8 to 14. We acknowledge the support of the parents and teachers of th...

Read more ...

Plant-for-the-Planet Academy Naaga, Ghana

Wednesday, February 1, 2017

Once again the Plant-for-the-planet team stopped in Naaga, a suburb of Navrongo, for our academy. We finally arrived around 7:50 a.m. and met the children kennly awaiting us at the venue. We had an arrangement with 10 schools to participate in the academy with each school bringing 8 children. So the...

Read more ...

One Million Trees – A role model for our survival

Thursday, December 15, 2016

    Today, our workers in Mexico planted the millionth tree for Plant-for-the-Planet. If our tree-planting model was copied the world over, we would easily be able to plant 1,000 billion trees by 2020! Two years ago the forest was degraded land and the trees had been chopped down. T...

Read more ...

First Plant-for-the-Planet Academy in Kumba, Cameroon

Wednesday, December 14, 2016

This academy took place at the Diligent Bilingual School (DBS), Buea Road, Kumba – South West Region of Cameroon. Participants started occupying their seats at 8:30 Am. Altogether 88 children from 5 schools (Diligent Bilingual School, Our Lady’s Bilingual, TEEM Foundation, Saint Anthony...

Read more ...

The World Climate Agreement is going to become effective

Thursday, December 8, 2016

After the vote that took place early October in Strasbourg, the path is clear for the Paris Climate Agreement to become effective: A large majority of the 610 European delegates voted in favor of the agreement that had been negotiated one year ago in Paris, 39 delegates voted against it and 31 decid...

Read more ...

10 program coordinators from 8 countries were trained

Thursday, December 8, 2016

After taking part in the Plant-for-the-Planet Youth Summit and in the subsequent project management training in Leitershofen near Augsburg, new youths and young adults continued to form the program coordinator at the Youth Hostel Possenhofen. As program coordinators, they plan and lead academies, su...

Read more ...

59 teenager from 4 continents found Plant-for-the-Planet-Initiative e.V.

Thursday, December 8, 2016

Augsburg. 59 young people from 20 countries founded the Plant-for-the-Planet-Initiative e.V. in Leitershofen near Augsburg on Wednesday, 2.11.2016. The aim of the association is to mobilize children around the world to plant 1,000 billion trees for climate justice. The history of the initiative bega...

Read more ...

Deforestation Of The Amazon Up 29 Percent From Last Year, Study Finds

Thursday, December 8, 2016

November 30, 2016 3:26 PM ET by Camila Domonoske An annual study released by the Brazilian government estimates that the rate of deforestation in the Amazon has increased by 29 percent over last year. That's the second year in a row that deforestation in the Amazon quickened; last year, the...

Read more ...

First Academy in Sweden took place in Borås, Ymergården

Friday, September 30, 2016

On 12th September 2016 early in the morning came bus with the pupils, they were happy to participate in academy instead of usual school day! The total amount of children participated in Borås Ymergården academy was - 44. The academy could happen thanks to our sponsor – Stapl...

Read more ...

First Academy in Western Nepal takes place in Rampur, Palpa

Wednesday, June 29, 2016

Altogether 87 children from 8 schools registered for the Academy in Rampur, Palpa and showed up in the morning to register. After a brief welcome and an ice breaking session, the full attention of the children turned to the presentation "Now we save children the world!", which was given by...

Read more ...

240 new Climate Justice Ambassadors were empowerd in Malawi

Thursday, June 23, 2016

From the 14th of May to the 28th of May 2016, three Plant-for-the-Planet Academies took place in Malawi. During this three Academies, 240 children from 30 schools in Malawi became Climate Justice Ambassadors and and planted 170 trees. The first Academy at Chilida Primary School in Mzimba took...

Read more ...

480 new Climate Justice Ambassadors in Ghana

Friday, June 10, 2016

From the 21th of May to the 5th of June 2016, six Plant-for-the-Planet Academies took place in Ghana. During this six Academies, 480 children from 60 schools in Ghana became Climate Justice Ambassadors and planted over 140 trees overall. The first Academy in Jirapa, Upper West Region of Ghana,...

Read more ...