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New Colleague Joins Our Staff in Spain!

Thursday, September 27, 2012

Erlantz Auzmendi Jiménez, born in the Basque Country and since years resident in the Canary Islands (Gran Canaria), is a forestry expert and contractor of bio-building projects. His has been trained in permaculture as well as in the design and creation of habitats and biodiversity. Furthermore, he b...

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The United Arab Emirate’s first Plant-for-the-Planet Academy takes flight

Thursday, September 27, 2012

Report on UAE’s first academy Kehkashan reports: This is Kehkashan, a 12 year old eco-warrior, reporting on the successful inaugural academy of Plant-for-the-Planet in the United Arab Emirates. Let me start by introducing myself. I was born on 5th June which is World Environment Day and thus have...

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Plant-for-the-Planet Academy Dubai 22. September 2012

Saturday, September 22, 2012

Report on UAE’s first Academy This is Kehkashan , a 12 year old eco-warrior , reporting on the successful inaugural academy of Plant-for-the –Planet in the United Arab Emirates . Let me start by introducing myself. I was born on 5th June which is World Environment Day and thus have always felt that...

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Planting Action at the Colegio Alemán Xochimilco

Tuesday, September 18, 2012

A report by Detlef Behnke, teacher at the Colegio Alemán “Alexander von Humboldt” in Xochimilco, Mexico City: “Who plants trees, even though he knows he will never sit in its shadow, has at least begun to understand the meaning of life.” Rabindranath Tagore (Nobel Prize winner) On 1st September ab...

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Stop the Press! Plant-for-the-Planet in the global media

Wednesday, September 12, 2012

11.09.2012 “Adults are surprisingly similar to a bunch of monkeys” writes the internet newspaper the Huffington Post. The Huffington Post was quoting Felix Finkbeiner’s speech at the UN general assembly, and in a profile of the organization’s founder concludes that, “Finkbeiner is no fool”. In oth...

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More international Academies on the horizon!

Wednesday, September 12, 2012

After the first ever Academy in India on 14th August 2012, we are now looking forward to Academies in two more new countries for us. Academies will take place for the first time in Dubai on 22 September 2012, and also in Ghana on 12 October, 6 November and 6 December 2012! We are looking forward to...

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