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Colombian Ambassadors plant 2,750 native trees

Friday, November 22, 2013

On Saturday, September 7th, 2013 Plant-for-the-Planet Ambassadors held a short presentation at the municipality La Calera (Bogota) followed by the planting of 2,750 native trees.The planting action was coordinated with the Agustín Nieto Caballero School and the Community Board of La Calera. The scho...

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200 tress planted by new Ambassadors of the German School of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria

Friday, November 22, 2013

On November 15th, 2013 an Academywas held at the German School of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, with the participation of 60 new Ambassadors.They planted 200 trees and some other smaller species of the Canary Islands' flora. Ms. Maria del Mar Arévalo Araya, Minister for Environment and Emergencies of...

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New Ambassadors Plant 102 trees in Letworth, UK

Friday, November 22, 2013

On 23.10.2013, 54 children from 5 schools in and around Letchworth, UK, took part in the latest of a series of Plant-for-the-Planet Academies made possible thanks to FedEx. The Academy took place at St. Christopher School, and their student Climate Justice Ambassadors led the day; the 54 children pr...

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Students in the Paris region are getting active

Friday, November 22, 2013

Here we go, the 3rd Academy in France has just taken place on Wednesday 13th November in the city of Louvres close to the Roissy - Charles de Gaulle airport in Paris! The event was sponsored by FedEx. 41 children from the Paul Ricoeur Institute have had the beautiful opportunity to take part of the...

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Join the Tree Planting Day in Brussels!

Thursday, November 21, 2013

On Sunday, the 24th of November, Plant-for-the-Planet continues together with greenlight for girls to contribute new trees to the Sonian Forest in Brussels.Everyone who wants to plant trees for Climate Justice is invited to join the planting action and help to plant 1200 new trees! We will meet at...

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50 New Ambassadors Appointed in Cameroon

Friday, November 8, 2013

On 31.10.2013, 50 children gathered from 8 different schools for the latest Plant-for-the-Planet in Cameroon. The Academy was organised together with the help of local organisation DAY Cameroon. Enomba from DAY Cameroon reports on the day's activities: The Amabassador's Lecture went very well. Aya...

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New Academy in Queretaro, Mexico

Saturday, October 26, 2013

On Saturday September 22nd, 2012 a new Plant-for-the-Planet Academy took place in Queretaro, Mexico. More than 20 participants registered and engaged in intense discussions about the climate crisis, global citizenship and distributive justice. Furthermore, the participants took the opportunity to pl...

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Academy in Lanxi neighbourhood of Shanghai

Thursday, October 24, 2013

On one of the hottest days of the year (about 40°C, with high humidity!), children of all ages were to be found  in the community center of the neighbourhood Lanxi ("Orchid Bach") in Shanghai. They were there to take part in a Plant-for-the-Planet Academy, of course. Since it was so hot, and our gre...

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Spanish media reports recent activities of Plant-for-the-Planet

Thursday, October 24, 2013

Following the success of our second Plant-for-the-Planet Academy in Barcelona on September 28th, 2013 the TV show for children "Catakrac" prepared a report on the Academy, available at: http://www.btv.cat/alacarta/catakrac/26549/ (in Catalan: min. 7:45). Furthermore, after the first Academy in Madr...

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New Ambassadors Join Plant-for-the-Planet in Dalian, Northwest China

Thursday, October 24, 2013

On 28th July 2013, an Academy was held at the bilingual school at the software park in Dalian in northeastern China. It was organized by Blue Dalian, a small local environmental NGO in collaboration with the teacher, Ms. Wang, who is very active and wants to evoke the Plant-for-the-Planet spirit in...

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Very Special Academy in Picturesque Yangshuo, China

Thursday, October 24, 2013

Firstly, it was an "international " Academy. The participants were partly the children of German holidaymakers from two China Tours travel groups and partly other Chinese village children from Yulong, a village famous for its picturesque bridge, which is also known as a starting point for bamboo raf...

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New Ambassadors Plant 500 Trees after Academy in Thailand

Wednesday, October 23, 2013

Running Parallel to Thailand's National Greening Programme, Thailand's first Plant-for-the-Planet Academies are in full swing. Mr. PRATEEP BULAN welcomed the Plant for the Planet representatives’ guest (Acting Sub Lt. JARIN THARMARAAK) and would be ambassadors. In his speech, he told the students t...

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Every Saturday a planting action in Playa del Carmen, Mexico!

Wednesday, October 23, 2013

On Saturday October 12th, 2013 Climate Justice Ambassadors from the Caribbean city of Playa del Carmen, organized a planting action together with the new appointed mayor, Mr. Mauricio Góngora Escalante. Inspired by their environmental activism and commitment, the mayor was the first to promise to or...

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Academy in Ijuí, Brazil

Tuesday, October 22, 2013

On October 2nd, 2013 about 100 children and youth coming from 7 schools were empowered as Climate Justice Ambassadors in the Southern Brazilian city of Ijuí. The event was organized by Yara Blochtein from Business Professional Women International (BPW) in cooperation with the municipality of Ijuí an...

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Our First Academies in Zambia!

Tuesday, October 22, 2013

Our partner organization Greenpop from South Africa organized the first two Plant-for-the-Planet Academies in Zambia in July this year. Lauren from Greenpop writes: Greenpop ran a competition where eco clubs at 20 schools in Livingstone had to make handmade solar cookers and present these. The winn...

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Summer updates from Mexico and Spain!

Tuesday, October 22, 2013

In recent years, Plant-for-the-Planet has become more international and made its way from the main cities to the remotest corners, for example in Nepal, Uganda and Guatemala. In Mexico another Academy was held in May 20th, 2013 with the indigenous descendants of the Maya (they call themselves Tzot...

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Self-sufficiency Economy and Climate Change in Thailand

Monday, October 21, 2013

On October 14th, the fourth Plant-for-the-Planet Academy in Thailand took place in Ratchaburi. Instead of the expected 40 participants, over 100 students from two local schools took a break from their vacations and came to learn about climate justice, plant trees and prepare for their own actions....

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First Academy on Jawa Island

Monday, October 21, 2013

Global Board member Bagus learned about the possibility of organizing a Plant-for-the-Planet Academy in June. Just weeks later, at the end of September, his first Academy - and the first on Indonesia's main island Jawa - became a reality.   At the "Green School" (Sekolah Adiwiyata in Indonesia) SM...

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Motorbike-Club Promotes Tree Planting

Monday, October 21, 2013

A very unconventional Plant-for-the-Planet Academy was organized on October 12th 2013 in Bangkok, Thailand. A member of the Apache MC (Motorcycle Club) Thailand invited his fellow bikers with children to their local hang-out - a restaurant at a road intersection in Bangkok. The world game was improv...

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"Be the Change" in Singapore's United World College

Monday, October 21, 2013

Former Global Board president Shanisse from Singapore and some of her friends were back at the United World College South East Asia in Singapore on October 3rd, to empower another batch of Climate Justice Ambassadors. Felix had started this work a year and a half before, and the school continues the...

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