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“Once upon a time there were two travellers from Italy…”

Thursday, November 20, 2014

According to a legend, the municipality of Kastanienbaum („chestnut tree"), in the outskirts of Lucerne, received its name for the story of two Italian travellers. They were on their way across the Alps and got into trouble, because they didn't have any funds to pay for accommodation or food. Lucki...

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Plant-for-the-Planet academies in Haiti

Saturday, November 15, 2014

Plant-for-the-Planet Academy in Plaisence (Haiti) The academy took place on the 15th of November in Plaisence. The day started early in the morning at 7 a.m. 75 children from 5 schools attended the academy together with some parents and teachers. The day started with a small mediation. After t...

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Aman from Global Youth Board empowered 78 children

Wednesday, November 12, 2014

Aman (18) from India is member of the Plant-for-the-Planet Youth Global Board and our youngest international Programme Coordinator. On 31st October, Aman organized his very first Academy at the Disha Delphi Public School in Kota with 78 committed children. During the Academy the particpants discu...

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Ghanaian Children Planted 414 Trees

Thursday, October 2, 2014

Plant-for-the-Planet is expanding! More and more children around the world are interested in planting trees and saving the world. One of those countries is Ghana. During the summer five academies took place all over the country since Plant-for-the-Planet programme coordinator and Youth Global Board...

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The first academy in Kaesese, Uganda

Thursday, October 2, 2014

After Plant-for-the-Planet expanded into various countries all over the world the children in Kaesese had the chance to attend an academy in their region for the first time as well. The academy brought five schools in Kaesese together. Therefore the academy involved 100 students and 15 adults includ...

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Demonstrating with cardboard trees for a worldwide climate contract on December 6th

Thursday, September 25, 2014

You’ve been discussing even longer than we’ve been alive, don’t tell us you need more time! For years the world's leaders postponed the plan to reduce the CO2 emission of the world. The new date for the summit is supposed to be on 01.01.2020. Therefore next year a new worldwide climate contra...

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The Biggest Climate Demonstration of all Time!

Wednesday, September 24, 2014

The climate transition starts getting out of control. A fact the United Nations are aware of and asked state and government leaders of all world to a High-Level Meeting in New York. To react on this climate meeting more than 1000 organizations, including Plant-for-the-Planet, called for worldwide pr...

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Plant-for-the-Planet Academy launched in France

Wednesday, June 11, 2014

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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Welcome President Giovanni, welcome President Rebecca 2014/15

Monday, May 26, 2014

The last 4 weeks have been focused on the election of the new Plant-for-the-Planet Global Boards. Children and young people from all over the world voted online and were voting for their candidates for the Children’s Global Board and the Youth Global Board until 15th May. A total of 14 children and...

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The new Plant-for-the-Planet Global Boards 2014/15

Sunday, May 25, 2014

The last 4 weeks have been focused on the election of the new Plant-for-the-Planet Global Boards. Children and young people from all over the world voted online and were voting for their candidates for the Children’s Global Board and the Youth Global Board until 15th May. A total of 14 children and...

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500th Plant-for-the-Planet Academy

Wednesday, May 21, 2014

500 Academies, 30,000 CLimate Justice Ambassadors, almost 13 billion trees - what better a reason to celebrate? On 21st May 2014, Plant-for-the-Planert's 500th Academy took place in the town of Mfou, Cameroon. 100 Children, of which 85% were English speaking and 15% were french spreaking, were em...

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50 new empowered Climate Justice Ambassadors at the first Academy in Verona on March 29, 2014!

Tuesday, May 20, 2014

In una splendida giornata di sole il 29 marzo 2014 si è svolta l’Accademia di Plant-for-the-Planet organizzata da un gruppo di volontari di Verona guidati da Valentina Bianchi, giovane mamma e naturopata. La località Corte Molon, messa gentilmente a disposizione dal Comune di Verona, si trova nei pr...

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Day of the Planet special celebration organized on April 4, 2014 by the students of the American Academy school in Guadalajara, Mexico

Monday, May 19, 2014

The Day of the Planet activity on April 4, 2014, was opened by a CONAFOR representative (Mexican Government's Environmental Agency) who spoke on the great importance of taking planting and taking care of trees. Tips on how to achieve this and how make a wonderful urban forest of their city were furt...

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A new generation of Climate Justice Ambassadors in the Dominican Republic

Friday, May 16, 2014

SANTA LOLA FOUNDATION performed six Plant-for-the-Planet Academies in the first quarter of 2014 in different districts of the city of San Pedro de Macoris, Dominican Republic: Las Colinas I and II, Los Guandules and 24 de Abril, counting on the support of Evangelical College Moriah, Elementary Schoo...

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The last journey of its kind.

Friday, March 14, 2014

The last journey of its kind. Expedition Hope is a unique adventure. Unique in the true sense of the world. That's because the poles are melting — and the path that Bernice Notenboom is treading, on behalf of the children of Plant-for-the-Planet, will soon cease to exist if we fail to act.Here yo...

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Academy in an Area at Risk from Glacial Melting

Friday, March 14, 2014

The seventh Plant-for-the Planet Academy in Nepal was held in the Khimti Project School located at Kirne of Dolakha District on 2nd March 2014.    Kirne is one of the villages most vulnerable to Global Warming village, which could at get swiped away at any time by the bursting of  Tsho Rolpa Glaci...

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Global Children’s Board President Hounours Wangari Maathai Day

Friday, March 14, 2014

To celebrate Wangari Maathai day (03.03.2014), Global Children’s Board President, Kehkashan, took up our call to plant trees to honour Wangari Maathai.   Kehkashan and her youth organisation, Green Hope UAE, along with students of the American School and a university of Abu Dhabi planted 500 Ghaf...

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New Ambassadors inspired to Get Planting!

Friday, March 14, 2014

We held two more Academies in Ghana on 01/02/2014 and 08/02/2014. In both cases the Academies were moderated by Mr. Iddrisu Faisal. The opening prayer and address was held by one of the participants, Asana, on 01.02.2014. On 08.20.2014, this was performed by Global Youth Board president, Mohammed Ra...

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Wangari Maathai Day 2014 will be celebrated with education and trees

Wednesday, February 26, 2014

We also want to honour the great Wangari Maathai and plant trees in memory of her worldwide. So join us, so that we become as many as possible! Send us photographs of your planting activity on 3rd March! Whether you plant alone in your garden, with your fellow students or the whole village community...

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Already the sixth Academy in Colombia!

Wednesday, February 12, 2014

The activity took place in Sopo, around the capital Bogota, on December 9th, 2013 with 54 students coming from the Centro Comunitario SEK. This institute is specialized in giving support to children in vulnerability nationwide in Colombia.The morning lecture was presented by the Colombian Climate Ju...

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