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Felix and friends in Barcelona

Tuesday, November 27, 2012

Felix held a speech on 13 November at the Vision 2012 Conference by the softwarecompany Symantec. Over 2000 delegates listened, as Felix called for planting trees to reduce the climate crisis. He was supported by his new friends, four Climate Justice Ambassadors, which were particiapted in the first...

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Spanish Ambassadors for Climate Justice and Felix open Film Festival

Thursday, November 22, 2012

At the opening cermony of the “Emisióncero” (Zero Emissions) film festival, Felix and the first empowered Ambassadors for Climate Justice from Seville appealed to the Spanish people to reduce their emissions to zero and to plant billions of new trees in Spain. Click here to go to the film festival'...

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Two Italian Entrepreneurs Pledge 2 Million Trees

Tuesday, November 13, 2012

When Felix and friends finished their presentation in Rome, Felix asked Antonio Rainone, President of Anter, to come to the stage. So far the agreement between Felix and the organizers. Felix then asked the audience to take out pen and business card and write down the amount of trees they want to pl...

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Create your own fundraising event!

Friday, October 26, 2012

You can now create your own fundraising event for Plant-for-the-Planet through our website. Fundraise for an academy or choose to plant trees instead of Birthday gifts. For whatever reason you want to generate support in action for Plant-for-the-Planet you can easily install an online donation rall...

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Plant-for-the-Planet in Russia

Thursday, October 25, 2012

We are getting more and more international attention! In October some Russian tv-makers visited us to make a documentation about our work and the organization. They did an interview with Felix and other children and attended a tree planting action. The documentary was shown on October 13 in the news...

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UNEP Calls for International Children's Painting Competition

Monday, October 22, 2012

22nd International Children’s Painting Competition: The International Children’s Painting Competition on the Environment is organized every year by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), the Japan-based Foundation for Global Peace and Environment (FGPE), Bayer and Nikon Corporation. It has...

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New Colleague Joins Our Staff in Spain!

Thursday, September 27, 2012

Erlantz Auzmendi Jiménez, born in the Basque Country and since years resident in the Canary Islands (Gran Canaria), is a forestry expert and contractor of bio-building projects. His has been trained in permaculture as well as in the design and creation of habitats and biodiversity. Furthermore, he b...

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Stop the Press! Plant-for-the-Planet in the global media

Wednesday, September 12, 2012

11.09.2012 “Adults are surprisingly similar to a bunch of monkeys” writes the internet newspaper the Huffington Post. The Huffington Post was quoting Felix Finkbeiner’s speech at the UN general assembly, and in a profile of the organization’s founder concludes that, “Finkbeiner is no fool”. In oth...

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Calling Ambassadors to speak for our future

Tuesday, August 28, 2012

Plant-for-the-planet is creating a documentary on what we children and youths did, what we are doing, how are people supporting us and what we want to do for our future. We call all ambassadors to speak  for 1  or 2 minutes. Or send your videos what have you been doing or did. If you know any celebr...

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Ces enfants qui changent le monde

Wednesday, July 4, 2012

Ces enfants qui changent le monde (The Children who are Changing the World) is a book about 45 young heroes of the GoodPlanet Foundation. Alex Loorz, Felix Finkbeiner, Maiken Hamaluba and Yugratna Srivastava have their say!A PDF with the relevant articles can be found here.

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Watch: 25 June 22:45 - Plant for the Planet – Film on ARD

Monday, June 25, 2012

“When you die, I’ll still be alive!” is the story of children who have decided that they can no longer trust the adults. They have done different projects on the way to fulfill their dreams of a better world. They have incredible energy in the matter. They are part of a global network. They chat, di...

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"Stop talking. Start planting" with the President of Germany

Friday, June 22, 2012

During the "Woche der Umwelt" (Week of Environment) Ambassadors for Climate Justice from Berlin fought themselves through a crowd of people to reach the German Federal President Joachim Gauck. While all adults said "this is impossible" and "give in", we children proved once more: Many things are po...

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Who we are

Wednesday, June 20, 2012

"Talking alone isn't going to stop the glaciers from melting!" Become part of the worldwide children´s initiative and become a Climate Justice Ambassador at a Plant-for-the-Planet Academy.Together we inform other children and adults about the climate crisis and show what we can do in our fight for...

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Together we are strong!

Wednesday, June 20, 2012

It is important to us that we are self-financing. All of us can contribute, even if only a very small amount.  Both of the two new 2012/13 presidents, Shanisse (14) and Sagar (16), and the founding-president Felix (14) (centre) lead our organization.  We democratically elect our board every year. B...

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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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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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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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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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