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A symbolic tree for Dresden

Thursday, June 11, 2009

Within the national student initiative Plant-for-the-Planet, students from the Gymnasium Bürgerwiese planted a symbolic maple tree in attendance of principal Jens Reichel, chief officer for public greens and solid waste management Detlef Thiel, division manager of the Akademie der Sächsisc...

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The bet

Thursday, June 11, 2009

Supporting the student initiative Plant-for-the-Planet, the youth organization in Sandl bet against mayor Alois Pils that they would manage to plant 100 tress on May 17th 2009. In cooperation with Austria's 1 million trees campaign, the youth organization was able to plant 100 trees durin...

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Plant-for-the-Planet Duisburg is off to a good start

Thursday, June 11, 2009

The official kick-off of the Duisburg Environmental Days was on June 5th but 80 students ages 10-12 were already trained to become climate ambassadors a week early. The Plant-for-the-Planet Academy on May 30th not only taught the kids why were are stuck in a climate crisis but also offered concre...

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11-year-old becomes successor of Angela Merkel

Thursday, June 11, 2009

11-year-old Felix Finkbeiner is stepping into the footsteps of Angela Merkel by becoming the youngest ever patron of the Duisburg Environmental Days 2009. At age 9 he founded the now nationally active student initiative Plant-for-the-Planet with the goal to plant a million trees by the end of 200...

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Deutsche Welle supports Plant-for-the-Planet

Wednesday, June 10, 2009

Germany's youngest climate campaigner envisions greener future Felix says he hopes the Plant for the Planet project will take root An 11-year-old boy is at the heart of an initiative that will see children plant 1 million trees planted across Germany by the end of the year. Felix Fink...

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