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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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Please vote for us to empower 5,000 New Ambassadors

Friday, June 1, 2012

Toyota supports ecological actions. We have applied for a € 40,000 sponsorship to finance academies. We can train and support 5,000 new ambassadors in Africa or 500 ambassadors in Europe. The project which has received the most votes until 30 June wins. Please help us to become the best project in...

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Plant-for-the-Planet Academia Vila do Abraão (Brasil) 31. May2012

Thursday, May 31, 2012

On Ilha Grande, the “big island” this Academy took place during a climate week. We were interrupted by a heavy downpour, so we had to move to the nearby school. Heavy downpours aren’t a new topic in this area, so the people already knew about the consequences of the climate change. The Academy was o...

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Plant-for-the-Planet Academia Tapera (Brasil) 29. May 2012

Tuesday, May 29, 2012

Contato: Paula, [email protected], (54) 8432-7519 In the biggest Brazilian Plant-for-the-Planet Academy, more than 100 children became Ambassadors for Climate Justice. The city government of the two neighboring cities Lagoa dos Tres Cantos und Tapera came together and organized this Aca...

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Plant-for-the-Planet Academia Querétaro (México) 28. May 2012

Monday, May 28, 2012

Organizado por Andrea y Jimena Solorio

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Plant-for-the-Planet Akademia Ibirubá (Brasil) 28. May 2012

Monday, May 28, 2012

End of May was the first Academy in the federal state Rio Grande do Sul, in Ibirubá. The inhabitants are mainly European immigrants, so a lot of kids with German backround live here. Some of them even speak a little German, but it sounds ancient. At lunch break the local radio reported from the Ac...

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Plant-for-the-Planet Academy São Francisco Itabapoana (Brazil), 18 May 2012

Friday, May 18, 2012

São Francisco Itabapoana is situated at the northern end of the state of Rio de Janeiro. There an Academy took place in preparation for Rio+20 together with children from the youth meeting "Olhares da Juventude”. In São Francisco Itabapoana is one of the wind farms of Brazil, so that the children o...

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Children honoured for their life's work

Sunday, April 29, 2012

“The biggest problem that we children see is that we cannot leave the responsibility with the adults, because they will be dead when we have to pay for the problems they aren’t solving. On the one hand it’s great that this event for sustainability exists, on the other hand it’s sad that we still hav...

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One Billion Trees for Kenya

Friday, April 27, 2012

In Kenya, every child learns that it has to plant at least 8 trees when it do not want to breathe the air of someone else. Thanks to Wangari Maathai, today Kenya is the origin of the modern global plant movement. Through tree planting, Wangari empowered the women in Africa and she also developed the...

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First Actions to Promote our Change Chocolate

Friday, April 27, 2012

At the Chocomob there was a lot of action but have a look by your own how it worked: Thanks a lot to Johnny from www.freebordproshop.com, who recorded this great film for free for us.A very different kind of chocolate event took place at another shop. The children offered the customers to taste a...

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60 Climate Justice Ambassadors at the Annual Meeting 2012

Friday, April 27, 2012

The Climate Justice Ambassadors had a very diversified program at the annual meeting in Castle Schwaneck near Munich. Besides the presentations of the different clubs the new wooden t-shirt, the tree-shirt was presented to the children.Together new activities for 2012 had been presented like the new...

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First Contract Between Plant-for-the-Planet and a Major City

Thursday, April 26, 2012

Quintana Roo, 11 April 2012Today at 6 a.m. Felix went to Chetumal, the capital of Quintana Roo, which is at 3 hours from Tulum where we were based. When he returned at midnight, he brought with him a contract!Nobody had expected this.Felix went to Chetumal with the plant to give a presentation to ot...

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Plant-for-the-Planet Academy Santa Lucía Cotzumalguapa (Guatemala), 22 April 2012

Sunday, April 22, 2012

This Academy in the Guatemalan countryside was organized in two sessions by Claudia Méndez de Estrada.

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The Change Chocolate

Thursday, April 19, 2012

German Minister for Consumer Protection Ilse Aigner was one of our first visitors, during her tour of the International Sweets and Biscuits Fair (IMS) in Cologne on 29th January 2012. Our ambassadors Alina and Moritz explained to her exactly why we have brought a chocolate onto the market.Alina expl...

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Plant-for-the-Planet Academy Salvador da Bahia (Brazil), 11 April 2012

Wednesday, April 11, 2012

In the district Nazaré of the federal state Bahia, the capital of Salvador was the fourth Academy. This school in the inner-city area is very concreted over, that’s why there was only one square metre free for planting a tree. There we planted a symbol tree, it’s named “Amizade” (“friendship”) and...

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