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Let’s Reforest Africa

Thursday, July 16, 2020

We’re happy to announce that we became Technical Partner of AFR100. The African Forest Landscape Restoration Initiative is a country-led effort to bring 100 million hectares of land in Africa into restoration by 2030. AFR100 contributes to the Bonn Challenge, the African Resilient Landscapes I...

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Watch Now: Solving Crisis

Tuesday, June 9, 2020

This past 22 May marked the UN’s International Day for Biological Diversity, a day focused on increasing understanding and awareness of biodiversity issues that impact the world. To celebrate and to bring awareness to this important topic, Plant-for-the-Planet’s Global Board and the Glob...

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In Memoriam of Wangari Maathai

Monday, June 8, 2020

Why and how do we plant a trillion trees? And which tools invented by Plant-for-the-Planet should help tree planting projects around the globe to scale up? At the Global Landscapes Forum, Climate Justice Ambassador Paul introduced the Plant-for-the-Planet Apps that make tree planting easier than eve...

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Trees Are Ingenious

Wednesday, June 3, 2020

Planting a tree is easy, it's fun, and if you donate to a tree planting project in the Global South, it has multiple great effects for the people on site. So everyone should tell anybody about how great trees are! Our communications agency Leagas Delaney, who supports us pro-bono for many yea...

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Wir sind eine Weltfamilie

Monday, May 4, 2020

Menschen in aller Welt haben ein gemeinsames Ziel: Wälder wiederherstellen und so uns Menschen einen Zeitjoker verschaffen im Kampf gegen die Klimakrise, um den Planeten als Lebensraum für alle zu bewahren.  Den Lebensraum der Orang-Utans will ein Projekt wiederherstellen, das auf...

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Wer pflanzt den größten Wald?

Monday, April 6, 2020

Die globale Wiederaufforstung zur Rettung unserer Zukunft ist ein Ziel, das wir nur gemeinsam erreichen können. Damit es noch mehr Spaß macht, könnt ihr in der App zu Pflanzwettbewerben aufrufen. Ob unter Kollegen, Freunden oder Schulen – mit der Plant-for-the-Planet App ist da...

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This is an Incredible Milestone

Thursday, April 2, 2020

Dear reader, Almost a decade ago a young boy called on the world to plant a trillion trees to fight the climate crisis. On January 21st 2020, the leaders of business took this call and made it their own by launching the trillion tree initiative at the WEF in Davos. Watch and share our video telli...

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Who Plants the Biggest Forest?

Thursday, April 2, 2020

Global reforestation to save our future is a goal we can only reach together. Still, to make it even more fun, we can compete in planting trees. Whether you set up a competition among colleagues, friends or schools - it's simple with the Plant-for-the-Planet App. Stop talking, Start planting!...

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Why we have Hope in these Challenging Times

Friday, March 20, 2020

Nine years ago at the United Nations Headquarters in New York, Felix called for the planting of worldwide of one trillion trees. Eight weeks ago, Klaus Schwab, founder of the World Economic Forum, and several hundred participants in Davos stood behind this goal. The trillion trees are to be planted...

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Myths and Truths About Global Reforestation

Tuesday, February 18, 2020

Accusation: Especially in the northern hemisphere, forests do not bring anything positive for the climate (Albedo Effect). Every single tree can help to save our future. The Albedo Effect is only found in the Boreal Zone and north of it, for example Alaska. At Plant-for-the-Planet, we consciously...

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Mythen und Wahrheiten rund um globale Aufforstung

Thursday, February 13, 2020

Vorwurf: Gerade auf der Nordhalbkugel bringen Wälder nichts Positives für das Klima, Stichwort Albedo-Effekt. Der Albedo-Effekt betrifft nur Wälder der borealen Zone und nördlich davon. Das ist also wirklich ein sehr weit im Norden gelegenes Gebiet. Nichtsdestotrotz setzen wi...

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Trillion Tree Campaign

Monday, February 3, 2020

PRESSEMELDUNG Von der Utopie zum Mainstream – Neun Jahre nach seiner UN-Rede erlebt Felix-Finkbeiner den Durchbruch seiner Trillion Tree Campaign als Modell für die weltweite Wiederaufforstung. Planet Erde wird zum Business-Stakeholder. Eine von der Kinder- und Jugendinitiative...

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Beleaf it!

Monday, December 9, 2019

Bäume sind genial! Wenn wir gemeinsam 1.000 Milliarden Bäume pflanzen, kühlen wir unsere Erde um bis zu 1°C ab. Oder mit anderen Worten: Wir gewinnen bis zu 15 Jahre im Kampf gegen die Klimakrise. Damit das alle Menschen erfahren, erzählen wir es ihnen in witzigen Sprü...

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Plant-for-Ethiopia

Friday, December 6, 2019

Together with local tree planting organizations, we set up a new planting project in Ethiopia. Not only does it have a wide range of benefits for the planet, but also for the region and all the people living there. Let’s grow the pioneer Ethiopian forestry management project! Plant-for-...

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Warum nun auch US-Republikaner Bäume pflanzen

Tuesday, November 26, 2019

Selbst die Republikaner in den USA scheinen die große Bedeutung des Bäumepflanzens erkannt zu haben. Bei einer Gedenkveranstaltung zu Ehren des früheren US-Präsidenten Teddy Roosevelt pflanzte Nancy Pelosi, Sprecherin des Repräsentantenhauses und Demokratin, gemeinsam mit K...

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Warum wir 1000 Milliarden Bäume wollen

Friday, November 8, 2019

Vor vielen Jahren hatten wir eine riesige Chance: Wir durften im Hauptquartier der Vereinten Nationen eine Rede halten. Felix, der mit neun Jahren Plant-for-the-Planet ins Leben gerufen hat, und damals 13 war, sagte: „Wir vereinen unsere Kräfte, Alt und Jung, Reich und Arm, und gemeins...

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Planting trees has never been easier!

Wednesday, October 2, 2019

For the first time ever, some of the best community-led tree planting projects from 20+ countries have come together to deliver a massive boost to the world’s reforestation efforts. Now, with the Plant-for-the-Planet App, everyone can plant trees worldwide with just a few clicks. 100 per cent...

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Plant Trees Around the World

Thursday, February 28, 2019

We want to plant a trillion trees! You believe that’s impossible? A trillion trees are just 150 trees per person. And if we plant them together with amazing tree planting projects in the Global South, they can have so many co-benefits for the local communities! In his video message for the Bea...

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How Trees Can Influence the Global Climate

Tuesday, February 26, 2019

Researchers from University College London assume a connection between the end of the medieval warm period and reforestation. When Europeans came to America in 1492, they brought unknown diseases for which the indigenous people had no immunity. A bit more than a century after Columbus’ arri...

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50 Millionen neue Bäume

Thursday, February 14, 2019

Es ist ganz einfach, und immer mehr Menschen machen es: Sie nutzen Ecosia als Suchmaschine und pflanzen auf diese Weise Bäume. Auch Plant-for-the-Planet hat Ecosia-Gründer Christian Kroll inspiriert - und umgekehrt begeistert der Erfolg von Ecosia uns Kinder und Jugendliche. Und so feiern...

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