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Friday, June 12, 2020

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Watch Now: Solving Crisis

Tuesday, June 9, 2020

This past 22 May marked the UN’s International Day for Biological Diversity, a day focused on increasing understanding and awareness of biodiversity issues that impact the world. To celebrate and to bring awareness to this important topic, Plant-for-the-Planet’s Global Board and the Glob...

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In Memoriam of Wangari Maathai

Monday, June 8, 2020

Why and how do we plant a trillion trees? And which tools invented by Plant-for-the-Planet should help tree planting projects around the globe to scale up? At the Global Landscapes Forum, Climate Justice Ambassador Paul introduced the Plant-for-the-Planet Apps that make tree planting easier than eve...

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Trees Are Ingenious

Wednesday, June 3, 2020

Planting a tree is easy, it's fun, and if you donate to a tree planting project in the Global South, it has multiple great effects for the people on site. So everyone should tell anybody about how great trees are! Our communications agency Leagas Delaney, who supports us pro-bono for many yea...

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This is an Incredible Milestone

Thursday, April 2, 2020

Dear reader, Almost a decade ago a young boy called on the world to plant a trillion trees to fight the climate crisis. On January 21st 2020, the leaders of business took this call and made it their own by launching the trillion tree initiative at the WEF in Davos. Watch and share our video telli...

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Who Plants the Biggest Forest?

Thursday, April 2, 2020

Global reforestation to save our future is a goal we can only reach together. Still, to make it even more fun, we can compete in planting trees. Whether you set up a competition among colleagues, friends or schools - it's simple with the Plant-for-the-Planet App. Stop talking, Start planting!...

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Why we have Hope in these Challenging Times

Friday, March 20, 2020

Nine years ago at the United Nations Headquarters in New York, Felix called for the planting of worldwide of one trillion trees. Eight weeks ago, Klaus Schwab, founder of the World Economic Forum, and several hundred participants in Davos stood behind this goal. The trillion trees are to be planted...

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Myths and Truths About Global Reforestation

Tuesday, February 18, 2020

Accusation: Especially in the northern hemisphere, forests do not bring anything positive for the climate (Albedo Effect). Every single tree can help to save our future. The Albedo Effect is only found in the Boreal Zone and north of it, for example Alaska. At Plant-for-the-Planet, we consciously...

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Plant-for-Ethiopia

Friday, December 6, 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!

Wednesday, October 2, 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

Thursday, February 28, 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

Tuesday, February 26, 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

Monday, January 14, 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

Friday, March 16, 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

Monday, March 12, 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

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...

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Map shows that deforestation isn’t just about the Amazon

Thursday, September 3, 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

Wednesday, September 2, 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!

Tuesday, February 12, 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

Monday, June 25, 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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