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Second Plant-for-the-Planet Academy in Barcelona

Wednesday, October 16, 2013

On Saturday September 28th, 2013 our second Barcelona-Academy was held at the premises of the city's Botanical Garden. This was an ideal place as the 42 empowered Climate Justice Ambassadors we able to plant 65 new trees -donated by the Forestry Department of Catalonia-, as well as taking a guided t...

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First Academy in Madrid with 52 empowered Climate Justice Ambassadors

Wednesday, October 16, 2013

On Saturday October 5th, 2013 the first Plant-for-the-Planet Academy was held in the city of Madrid. A total of 52 new Climate Justice Ambassadors were empowered at the beautiful spaces of Madrid's Botanical Garden. The participants received a guided tour around the greenhouses for tropical plants....

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First Academy in Nice, France, with 55 new Ambassadors

Wednesday, October 16, 2013

May 2013, Felix was in Nice, France, to ask officially to the city to start a planting program and become the « greener city in France ». Motivated, the Côte d’Azur has already started to plant! October, Tuesday the 8th 2013, 55 children from the Du Château school and International school of Nice h...

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Ambassadors Join Forces with 350.org

Tuesday, September 24, 2013

Michael Foster, who organised Seattle's first Plant-for-the-Planet Academy, was full of praise for USA's newest Ambassadors after they presented at 350.org's "Draw the Line" event in Seattle on Saturday, 21st September, 2013. Writing to all those who helped make the event possible, Michael wrote:...

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Kekhashan Plants on Seychelles to Save Biodiversity

Monday, September 23, 2013

Kekhashan, President of the Plant-for-the-Planet Children´s Global Board and Coordinator traveled to Seychelles and wrote a wonderful report on her experiences in the Botanical Gardens in the midst of the botanical species of the islands, where she delivered a speech and received a prize for her gre...

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Green Race 2013 at Puerto Morelos, Mexico

Thursday, September 19, 2013

Sharp at 8:00a.m. o'clock on August 24th, 2013 was given the starting signal of the 2nd "Green Race" organized by Plant-For-The-Planet's chapter in Quintana Roo, Mexico. 120runners, 50 of which participated in the 2-kilometer-race, and 70 in the 6-kilometer race, joined the race that day. Several Cl...

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Third Academy around Bogota, the capital city of Colombia

Thursday, September 19, 2013

On August 30th, yet another Academy in Colombia took place in cooperation with the municipality of Gachancipá, near the capital city Bogotá. 59 children were trained as Climate Justice Ambassadors and 90 native trees were planted. The presentation was held by two little girls: María Paz, daughter of...

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Ambassadors Speak Up for Their Future

Tuesday, August 13, 2013

Watch Seattle's newest Ambassadors introduce Plant-for-the-Planet to Seattle City Council’s Energy & Environment Committee before getting down to business. In their first public appearance since Seattle's first Acadmey in May this year, eight Ambassadors gave the Plant-for-the-Planet presentatio...

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Take action and vote now the Plant-for-the-Planet Global Boards 2013/14!

Sunday, August 4, 2013

The election of the Plant-for-the-Planet Global Boards has just started and you can participate by voting for your preferred representatives.  There are two Global Boards: one for the Children’s Initiative for children aged from 8 to 14 and one for the Youth Initiative, for young people aged from 1...

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Mexico: Getting kids excited for environmental activism and planting trees

Monday, July 29, 2013

More than 60 children from 4 different elementary schools took part in the Academy in Vicente Guerrero Primary School in San Cristóbal de las Casas in the South of Mexico on April 23rd. The children were especially excited about planning their own actions, such as reforestation, poster campaigns abo...

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Academy with the Boy Scouts in Puebla, Mexico

Monday, July 29, 2013

Already the fourth Academy in Mexico's "Heroic City" Puebla took place on June 16th - this time in cooperation with the boy scouts. The most environmentally interested scouts from four local groups gathered in the ecological park "Flor del Bosque" (Forest Flower) and were empowered as Climate Justic...

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Stepwise Plant-for-the-Planet Academy in the Dominican Republic

Monday, July 29, 2013

Since 2011, an innovative model is being piloted by our partner in the Dominican Republic, Santa Lola Foundation: Plant-for-the-Planet Academies in several steps. First, they set up a "Plant-for-the-Planet Club", which then meets every Saturday and step by step covers the contents of a "normal" Plan...

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Help to inspire children!

Thursday, June 20, 2013

We children inspire other children and motivate them to become active . With your sponsorship, you can help us to increase the number of ambassadors from 15,000 to 1million by 2020. Please support the training with a sponsorship!

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Our Chocolate is on its way to space

Tuesday, June 11, 2013

A year ago Plant-for-the-Planet started “The Change Chocolate” in Germany (die Gute Schokolade): carbon neutral and fair trade certified. Produced in Switzerland, it tastes just delicious. Within less than a year, 1 million bars of the chocolate have been sold in Germany and it became one of the mos...

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Plant-for-the-Planet Academy launched in France

Tuesday, June 11, 2013

Courage is what it takes to get up, stand up and speak. This day you will learn a lot about your world and its problems that people are living within and you will build friendship that will last a lifetime. Facing this inspiring courage 60 French kids got together to enjoy the first Plant-for-the...

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Getting Active in Seattle

Monday, June 10, 2013

80 students from 13 Seattle area schools attended the first Plant-For-The-Planet Academy in the Western US on Friday May 24th at Golden Gardens Park. The Seattle Parks Dept and the Mayor’s office donated the use of the beautiful historic Bathhouse event space for the day, free of charge. Surrounded...

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10-year-old Climate Justice Ambassador shows the automotive sector the way

Friday, May 17, 2013

On 20th February, Cameron (10), Plant-for-the-Planet Climate Justice Ambassador and member of the children’s Global Board made a presentation to 70 corporate executives from the automotive world. The event was hosted by DHL in Johannesburg for their top global automotive customers, and Cameron had...

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New Ambassadors plant rare species in Vadodara, India

Saturday, May 11, 2013

The Ashok tree mentioned in Ramayana, when Lord Hanuman met Sita, is rarely spotted today. While most might consider the Asopalav as Ashok, it is not the case. Now, following a successful Plant-for-the-Planet Academy, school children from the city, with the help of Jungle Journal Association, will n...

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Academy at the IES Institute in the Agüimes Municipality, Gran Canaria

Friday, May 10, 2013

On April 12th, 2013 a Plant-for-the-Planet Academy was held at the Instituto de Educación Secundaria (IES) Cruce de Arinaga in Gran Canaria, Spain. 78 students participated and enjoyed a special morning while planting 300 trees in the grounds of the Institute. The trees we planted close together, a...

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85 New Ambassadors Plant 120 trees in Dubai

Friday, May 10, 2013

Celebrating the Earth Week 2013 in UAE, SynergY Youth Group after months of thoughtful planning and preparation successfully organized a Plant-for–the-Planet Academy at The Address Dubai Marina Hotel on Saturday 20th April 2013. “Stop talking. Start planting.” promoted by SynergY Founder Simran Vedv...

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