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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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