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Our new office in Spain!

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

As of February 2015 our Spanish branch "Fundación Plant-for-the-Planet" is running its operations from Barcelona's city center. Plant-for-the-Planet is expanding internationally. The children and youth initiative is already well known in German speaking countries while gaining m...

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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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New plant groups from four continents

Monday, October 5, 2009

Within the past week, plant groups from seven different countries were registered through our website. Centro Ecológico Juvenil - CEJ, Bolivia Lutvann skole, Oslo, Norway CEIP Alhambra, Spain Gaborone Secondary School ICT Club, Botswana Green Pioneers, Sri Lanka Secondary School "...

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Seal the Deal

Friday, September 25, 2009

Watch Seal the Deal - Six powerful voices on YouTube

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Press room

Wednesday, September 23, 2009

09/23/2009 - China Daily: China the root of tree goal 09/23/2009 - People's Daily Online: China the root of tree goal 22.09.2009 - Süddeutsche Zeitung: Bub stellt Aktion in New York vor 22.09.2009 - Focus online: UN Klimakonferenz - Neue Bäume braucht die Welt 22.09....

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New Plant-for-the-Planet website lauched!

Tuesday, September 22, 2009

Thanks to all of you who sent us translations for the sites! We will keep working on it and will add more countries, reports and features within the next days and weeks. Have a look at www.plant-for-the-planet.org. We thank our supporter NTT Europe online who is hosting the site for one ye...

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Photos of the conference in Daejeon on Facebook

Tuesday, September 8, 2009

If you have a facebook account, you can browse through the photos of the UNEP Tunza Conference Cecilia Iglesias posted. To the photos

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Three wonderful films

Tuesday, September 1, 2009

The following movies are worth a look: HOME We are living in exceptional times. Scientists tell us that we have 10 years to change the way we live, avert the depletion of natural resources and the catastrophic evolution of the Earth's climate. The stakes are high for us and our children...

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Press room

Monday, August 31, 2009

09/01/2009 - Fundación Santa Lola: La Fundación Santa Lola, suscribe un acuerdo de apoyo a la campaña: Planteamos por el planeta, dentro de la Conferencia Internacional TUNZA, en Corea del Sur.   08/31/2009 - Al-Mustaqbal: UNEP Children's Summit in South Kor...

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Adults all over the world support the children: From Kofi Annan to Wei Wei

Thursday, August 20, 2009

The conference on Human Impact of Climate Change took place this year on the 23rd and 24th of June, a conference where Felix Finkbeiner was the only child attending it. Felix used his attendance to win supporters for Plant-for-the-Planet, in personal chats with the participants but also with a publi...

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Plant-for-the-Planet News

Tuesday, July 14, 2009

"One tree per student" The annual garden party at the Grundschule an der Burmesterstraße took place this year on the 26th of July. The school is located in the north of Munich, in Freimann. The annual party is a long-lasting tradition yet this year the students decided to uni...

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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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Imagine all the soldiers marching for the Earth!

Thursday, February 26, 2009

Nairobi, 24 February 2009 - The world's armies and UN peacekeepers around the globe should join the Billion Tree Campaign as it strives to reach its target of 7 billion trees planted by the end of 2009, according to Nobel Peace Laureate Wangari Maathai. Speaking during the UN Environment Prog...

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Al Gore meets Plant for the Planet

Friday, October 31, 2008

Before his speech at the Munich Public Water Economy, Al Gore was presented a Plant for the Planet t-shirt by Felix Finkbeiner. The Nobel Prize winner was so impressed by the youth initiative, that he later referred to it in his speech as a good example of how people, particularly children can get i...

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Prince El Hassan of Jordan enthusiastic about Plant for the Planet

Friday, October 31, 2008

On October 18th Prince El Hassan bin Talal of Jordan has was awarded the Augsburg Peace Prize. Prof. Dr. Hans Küng gave the address. Dr. Ernst Oeffner, prize jury chairman spoke of Prince El Hassan as a "bridge-builder between East and West", "tireless organizer of dialogue betw...

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UNEP Website Again to Report About Plant for the Planet Germany

Friday, May 23, 2008

The Plant for the Planets activities for the International Day of the Tree (Arbor Day) resulted in unexpected participation and attention. Over 300 German newspapers, radio and TV stations were prompted to report on this student initiative. The UNEP Billion Tree Campaign website also reports our act...

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Plant-for-the-Planet News January

Wednesday, January 9, 2008

2007 was a great success for the Plant-for-the-Planet Initiative. More than 60,000 new trees were planted or pledged, including the participation of over 250 schools. Hundreds of teenagers were able to set a good example for global action. The last tree planting action of 2007 took place in Lange...

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German Toyota Dealers donate 10,000 trees

Friday, December 14, 2007

On the national meeting of the German Toyota Dealers Association (THV) the 10 years old Felix Finkbeiner gave a speech, explaining the concept of the Plant-for-the-Planet-Initiative. Burkard Weller, president of the association spontaneously donated 10,000 trees. Many dealers agreed to organise l...

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Planting trees in Australia and the UK

Friday, November 30, 2007

The students' initiative Plant-for-the-Plant is attracting supporters from as far as Australia and the UK. The Australian Peninsula School planted over 600 trees on the school grounds with the aim of offsetting their emissions. They call their movement PEACE: Peninsula Environmental Action Cr...

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10,000 new trees and many new friends

Friday, November 9, 2007

Plant-for-the-Planet "Lets make the April 25th 2008 the day of the tree". That's the wish of Felix (10) and Franziska (11) addressed to the the hundreds of visitors in the town hall of Weilheim. The two pre-teens represent the scholars of all 7 schools in Weilheim. Their demand i...

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