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Mexico: Getting kids excited for environmental activism and planting trees

Monday, July 29, 2013

More than 60 children from 4 different elementary schools took part in the Academy in Vicente Guerrero Primary School in San Cristóbal de las Casas in the South of Mexico on April 23rd. The children were especially excited about planning their own actions, such as reforestation, poster campaigns abo...

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Academy with the Boy Scouts in Puebla, Mexico

Monday, July 29, 2013

Already the fourth Academy in Mexico's "Heroic City" Puebla took place on June 16th - this time in cooperation with the boy scouts. The most environmentally interested scouts from four local groups gathered in the ecological park "Flor del Bosque" (Forest Flower) and were empowered as Climate Justic...

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Stepwise Plant-for-the-Planet Academy in the Dominican Republic

Monday, July 29, 2013

Since 2011, an innovative model is being piloted by our partner in the Dominican Republic, Santa Lola Foundation: Plant-for-the-Planet Academies in several steps. First, they set up a "Plant-for-the-Planet Club", which then meets every Saturday and step by step covers the contents of a "normal" Plan...

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Help to inspire children!

Thursday, June 20, 2013

We children inspire other children and motivate them to become active . With your sponsorship, you can help us to increase the number of ambassadors from 15,000 to 1million by 2020. Please support the training with a sponsorship!

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Our Chocolate is on its way to space

Tuesday, June 11, 2013

A year ago Plant-for-the-Planet started “The Change Chocolate” in Germany (die Gute Schokolade): carbon neutral and fair trade certified. Produced in Switzerland, it tastes just delicious. Within less than a year, 1 million bars of the chocolate have been sold in Germany and it became one of the mos...

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Plant-for-the-Planet Academy launched in France

Tuesday, June 11, 2013

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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Getting Active in Seattle

Monday, June 10, 2013

80 students from 13 Seattle area schools attended the first Plant-For-The-Planet Academy in the Western US on Friday May 24th at Golden Gardens Park. The Seattle Parks Dept and the Mayor’s office donated the use of the beautiful historic Bathhouse event space for the day, free of charge. Surrounded...

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10-year-old Climate Justice Ambassador shows the automotive sector the way

Friday, May 17, 2013

On 20th February, Cameron (10), Plant-for-the-Planet Climate Justice Ambassador and member of the children’s Global Board made a presentation to 70 corporate executives from the automotive world. The event was hosted by DHL in Johannesburg for their top global automotive customers, and Cameron had...

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New Ambassadors plant rare species in Vadodara, India

Saturday, May 11, 2013

The Ashok tree mentioned in Ramayana, when Lord Hanuman met Sita, is rarely spotted today. While most might consider the Asopalav as Ashok, it is not the case. Now, following a successful Plant-for-the-Planet Academy, school children from the city, with the help of Jungle Journal Association, will n...

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Academy at the IES Institute in the Agüimes Municipality, Gran Canaria

Friday, May 10, 2013

On April 12th, 2013 a Plant-for-the-Planet Academy was held at the Instituto de Educación Secundaria (IES) Cruce de Arinaga in Gran Canaria, Spain. 78 students participated and enjoyed a special morning while planting 300 trees in the grounds of the Institute. The trees we planted close together, a...

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85 New Ambassadors Plant 120 trees in Dubai

Friday, May 10, 2013

Celebrating the Earth Week 2013 in UAE, SynergY Youth Group after months of thoughtful planning and preparation successfully organized a Plant-for–the-Planet Academy at The Address Dubai Marina Hotel on Saturday 20th April 2013. “Stop talking. Start planting.” promoted by SynergY Founder Simran Vedv...

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Third Academy in Colombia

Friday, April 12, 2013

In our third Academy in Colombia, which took place in Sopó, just outside the capital Bogotá, 59 children were empowered as Climate Justice Ambassadors. The mayor was present and the local TV channel reported about the Academy beforehand. The Academy was very well prepared by local environmentalist J...

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Bob Marley at the Klimaxforum in Mexico

Friday, April 12, 2013

The Academy at the Klimaxforum in Puebla, Mexico was quite unconventional. Not only becuase just 7 children took part, electricity went out half way through the presentation and obliged participants to gather around the computer to follow the presentation of the Climate Justice Ambassadors. For the...

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136 hardwood trees were planted in Kpalimé

Friday, April 12, 2013

  Where is Togo? In West Africa of course. It is the latest addition to the Plant-for-the-Planet world map of Climate Justice Ambassadors that have participated in a Plant-for-the-Planet Academy. Over 100 young middle and high school students from the town of Kpalimé are our first representatives i...

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Group of Edinburgh Climate Justice Ambassadors ever increasing

Thursday, April 11, 2013

On the 10th of April 2013, Sciennes Primary School hosted the already third Academy in the Scottish Capital. Four neighbouring schools happily joined the event and enjoyed a great day. The day was started by a warm welcome from the members of the Sciennes Eco-committee. In the following presentatio...

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Plant-for-the-Planet Academy on the day of Earth Houvere

Thursday, April 11, 2013

23 March was coincidentally the day when millions across the globe observed Earth Hour. Kehkashan chose this day for the academy to raise consciousness about conservation to a new level. During the first Academy in Dubai, 64 new Ambassadors joined Plant-for-the-Planet. Some of these active Climate J...

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Take action and vote now the Plant-for-the-Planet Global Boards 2013/14!

Monday, April 8, 2013

The election of the Plant-for-the-Planet Global Boards has just started and you can participate by voting for your preferred representatives.  There are two Global Boards: one for the Children’s Initiative for children aged from 8 to 14 and one for the Youth Initiative, for young people aged from 1...

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440,000 trees planted in Malaysia in 2012 with your donations

Thursday, March 28, 2013

Help our planting partners to plant even more in 2013 by making a tree donation today. Whenever Plant-for-the-Planet partners with organizations planting trees we seek assurances from independent third-parties that the planting is taking place as agreed and that steps are taken to ensure the surviv...

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Register now to vote for the Plant-for-the-Planet Global Boards

Thursday, March 21, 2013

The online-voting for the new Plant-for-the-Planet Global Boards 2013/14 starts on 3rd March! Don't miss your chance to be part of it and vote for your representatives! Tell your friends and motivate them to become active as well! Again, there will be two Global Boards: one for the Children’s Initi...

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Ambassadors for Climate Justice now also plant in the Southwest of England

Tuesday, March 19, 2013

On the 7th the Plant-for-the-Planet network reached Cornwall, in the Southwest of England. In Wadebridge, on the river Camel the St. Breocks Primary School had invited to an Academy. It took place during Climate Week, which this year saw more than 3,600 events concerning the climate all over the UK....

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