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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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Becoming an Ambassador for Climate Justice outside in the forest!

Sunday, September 4, 2016

The excited students arrived at the central camp area for the Academy, near the fire pit, were greeted by the ambassadors and then made themselves comfortable to listen to the presentation. Pam started introducing Plant-for-the-Planet and Miko, Isaac, Joel, Sarah, and Ethan gave the presentatio...

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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...

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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...

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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,...

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80 new Ambassadors for Ostrava, Czech Republic

Thursday, June 2, 2016

Approximately 80 children attended the first academy of Plant for the Planet in Ostrava, Czech Republic on 26th of May 2016. The academy took place in the secondary grammar school of prof. Otto Wichterle in Ostrava-Poruba. Participants from two schools gathered to attend the academy. The acad...

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USA: 35 new ambassadros in Vancouver, Washington

Tuesday, May 31, 2016

Students from Oregon and Southwest Washington participated in the first Academy in southern Washington State. It took place in Vancouver, Washington and was supported by the nature education nonprofit Columbia Springs, where it took place, and by P’nai Or Jewish Renewal Congregation. The Acade...

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Academy with Special guest

Tuesday, May 31, 2016

Monday, the 25th of January, 2016, students from Oregon and Southwest Washington participated in the second Academy in Portland, Oregon. It took place at and was supported by Sunnyside Environmental School, a K-8 public school, as well as by P’nai Or Jewish Renewal Congregation. The Academy wa...

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First Academy in Eugene, Oregon

Tuesday, May 31, 2016

Students from Oregon and Southwest Washington participated in the first Academy in Eugene, Oregon. It took place at and was supported by Temple Beth Israel, a Reconstructionist Jewish Synagogue, as well as by P’nai Or Jewish Renewal Congregation. The Academy was led by Pam Vergun, and Ambassad...

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New Ambassadors for Cimate Justice in the United States!

Saturday, April 23, 2016

The students arriving at Barnes, the school offering to us their rooms, were greeted by the Ambassadors leading the Academy, Miko and Isaac, and newly appointed Ambassadors Denali and Joel. Pam, the moderator, then started introducing Plant-for-the-Planet. Miko and Isaac gave the presentation &ld...

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Plant-for-the-Planet Academy at the Good Deeds Day

Sunday, April 17, 2016

The students arrived and were greeted by the Ambassadors.16 students aged 8 to 15 from four cities (Portland, Tigard, Lake Oswego, and Beaverton in Oregon) represented eight schools. The moderator of the academy, Pam, introduced Plant-for-the-Planet and its idea. Afterwards Miko, Peter, and Is...

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720 new Climate Justice Ambassadors in Ghana

Wednesday, February 17, 2016

From the 10th of October to the 5th of December 2015, nine Plant-for-the-Planet Academies took place in Ghana. During this nine Academies, 720 children from 90 schools in Ghana became Climate Justice Ambassadors and planted over 500 trees overall. The first Academy was in Walewale, Northern Re...

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