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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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The Ambitious Plans of the Global Board

Tuesday, August 28, 2012

Lena R. and Lena Sch. from Germany are thinking about organizing a Chocomob in Bonn together. Furthermore, they are working on improving the connection between the Climate Justice Ambassadors in the Cologne/Bonn area.   Shanisse from Singapore, president of the Global Board, wants to organize acad...

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Calling Ambassadors to speak for our future

Tuesday, August 28, 2012

Plant-for-the-planet is creating a documentary on what we children and youths did, what we are doing, how are people supporting us and what we want to do for our future. We call all ambassadors to speak  for 1  or 2 minutes. Or send your videos what have you been doing or did. If you know any celebr...

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Plant-for-the-Planet Academy Rajasthan (India) 14. August 2012

Tuesday, August 14, 2012

On Thursday 14th August, the first Plant-for-the-Planet Academy took place at Vivekanand Senior Secondary School in India. Suman Kasana, organizer of the Academy reports: Tuesday the 14th was our first Plant-for-the-Plant Climate Academy in India. Of the probable list of students at Vivekananda Publ...

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Two specialists strengthen our foundation

Wednesday, August 1, 2012

The office, the founder family and the members of the Global Board are pleased that two declared professionals will support our work in the future. The foundation council nominated two more persons to the board of the Plant-for-the-Planet Foundation as per August 1, 2012. Members of the board are no...

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11 year old boy organizes his first Academy on Sardinia

Wednesday, July 25, 2012

On July 2nd 2012 the first Academy on Sardinia took place. It was organized by only 11 year old Giovanni from Sassari. Giovanni is thoroughly committed to establishing Plant-for-the-Planet in Italy and therefore starts with his own Academy on Sardinia. As he did not find any local sponsor who could...

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Ces enfants qui changent le monde

Wednesday, July 4, 2012

Ces enfants qui changent le monde (The Children who are Changing the World) is a book about 45 young heroes of the GoodPlanet Foundation. Alex Loorz, Felix Finkbeiner, Maiken Hamaluba and Yugratna Srivastava have their say!A PDF with the relevant articles can be found here.

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Plant-for-the-Planet Academia Nova Friburgo (Brasil) 26. June 2012

Tuesday, June 26, 2012

Just after the end of Rio+20, an Academy took place in Nova Friburgo in Rio de Janeiro. In January 2011 the city experienced devastating floods and landslides – the worst climate catastrophe in the history of Brazil. A local conservation organization organized the Academy and is advising the childre...

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Watch: 25 June 22:45 - Plant for the Planet – Film on ARD

Monday, June 25, 2012

“When you die, I’ll still be alive!” is the story of children who have decided that they can no longer trust the adults. They have done different projects on the way to fulfill their dreams of a better world. They have incredible energy in the matter. They are part of a global network. They chat, di...

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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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"Stop talking. Start planting" with the President of Germany

Friday, June 22, 2012

During the "Woche der Umwelt" (Week of Environment) Ambassadors for Climate Justice from Berlin fought themselves through a crowd of people to reach the German Federal President Joachim Gauck. While all adults said "this is impossible" and "give in", we children proved once more: Many things are po...

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Who we are

Wednesday, June 20, 2012

"Talking alone isn't going to stop the glaciers from melting!" Become part of the worldwide children´s initiative and become a Climate Justice Ambassador at a Plant-for-the-Planet Academy.Together we inform other children and adults about the climate crisis and show what we can do in our fight for...

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Together we are strong!

Wednesday, June 20, 2012

It is important to us that we are self-financing. All of us can contribute, even if only a very small amount.  Both of the two new 2012/13 presidents, Shanisse (14) and Sagar (16), and the founding-president Felix (14) (centre) lead our organization.  We democratically elect our board every year. B...

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European University awarded us children

Wednesday, June 20, 2012

Shanisse (14), president 2012/13 and Felix (14) president 2011/12 accepted the prize in the name of all Plant-for-the-Planet children. The prize was awarded at the graduation ceremony of 150 students in the "Bayerischer Hof" on 9 June 2012. Felix called on the young leaders to "Become role models fo...

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Severn Suzuki Returned to Rio

Wednesday, June 20, 2012

"We really need to hear from the youth ... we need them to rise up and remind us what it's all about." In 1992 at the Earth Summit in Rio the 12-year old Severn Suzuki gave a moving speech. Unfortunately it is as true today as it was back than. Her speech could be repeated word by word at Rio+20. I...

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Plant-for-the-Planet Academia Bogotá (Colombia) 16. June 2012

Saturday, June 16, 2012

Only talking won't stop glaciers from melting! Everyone is talking about the climate crisis. But what is actually happening there? And what can we children do about it? Participating in our Plant- for-the-Planet Academies means furthering your knowledge about the climate crisis and global justice. Y...

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Plant-for-the-Planet Academia Colégio Edem (Brasil) 15. June 2012

Friday, June 15, 2012

This academy took place during the UN Conference on Sustainable Development, Rio +20. The private school Colégio Edem and the organization “Sustentarte”, whose aim it is to give children an understanding of the importance of planting trees, invited kids from 5 schools who became Ambassadors for Clim...

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Plant-for-the-Planet Academia Cartagena (Colombia) 9. June 2012

Saturday, June 9, 2012

Only talking won't stop glaciers from melting! Everyone is talking about the climate crisis. But what is actually happening there? And what can we children do about it? Participating in our Plant- for-the-Planet Academies means furthering your knowledge about the climate crisis and global justice. Y...

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Plant-for-the-Planet Academia Sassari (Italy) 2. June 2012

Saturday, June 2, 2012

9.30 Arrivo e accoglienza bambini 10.00 Ora siamo noi bambini a salvare il mondo!Discorso sul riscaldamento globale  10.45 Merenda e formazione dei gruppi  11.15 Caccia al tesoro  12.30 Impariamo l'equità e la cittadinaza globale  13.30 Pranzo  15.00 Proiezione del film: L'uomo che piantavagli...

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