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Apply now for the Plant-for-the-Planet Global Boards 2013/2014!

Thursday, March 14, 2013

Do you want to deepen your involvement with Plant-for-the-Planet? Do you want to take extensive action to fight the climate crisis? Do you want to inspire children worldwide and represent their interests? Then apply for the Plant-for-the-Planet Global Boards 2013/2014! Again, there will be two G...

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First ever Academy in Nigeria!

Monday, March 11, 2013

The first ever Plant-for-the-Planet Academy in Nigeria took place on 28 Febraury 2013, with 55 children from 10 schools participating at the event.The Academy took place at Infant Jesus Academy, which is a private school with nursery, primary and secondary sections and is located at Kabong within th...

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75 new Ambassadors get planting in Nepal

Monday, March 11, 2013

75 children took part in a Plant-for-the-Planet Academy at Janata Higher secondary school, Phapharbari , Makawanpur on February 22, 2013.  Phapharbari is a remote part of this district about 45km from the main city which is mostly inhabited by the marginalized Tamang community.  The participants cam...

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

Monday, March 11, 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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Felix receives Climate Week Award 2013

Wednesday, March 6, 2013

On Monday, 4th March 2013, the winners of the Climate Week Awards were presented at a ceremony in Central London at the official launch of Climate Week. The Climate Week Awards recognise the most inspirational and impressive actions taking place in every sector of society. They showcase projects and...

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Our book now also in Russian

Monday, February 25, 2013

From now on our book “Tree by Tree” is also available in Russian.Special thanks goes to Elena Kuhlen, she helped us with the translation.You can read the full book here:  All other languages are also online on our Website or printed in our Shop.    

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More than 2,000 children and volunteers of the initiative A tree in the heart planted the trees in Sicily and Rome in just 4 days!

Tuesday, February 12, 2013

In December 2012, children and volunteers of “Un albero nel cuore” (A tree in the heart) planted 4,000 trees in the cities of Caltanissetta and Palermo (Sicily) and Mentana (Rome). The planting took place at schools, public gardens, organic farms and property for private woodland.As part of the acti...

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Last Mexican Academy of the Mayan Calendar

Tuesday, January 29, 2013

The last Academy in Mexico in the 13th baktun (a unit of the prehispanic calendar that lasts 400 years and ended on December 21st 2012) took place on December 17th, four days before the turn of the era, in the indigenous community of Frontera Corozal, only a few kilometers away from the former Mayan...

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IHK Lübeck

Friday, January 25, 2013

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Ghana Hosts its first Two Academies!

Friday, January 25, 2013

12th October 2012 - Youth Volunteers for the Environment, Ghana help organize the country’s first Plant-for-the-Planet Academy at Atta Mills Centre of Excellence within the Salvation Army Cluster of Schools in Mamprobi, Accra. Three students and a teacher from each of twelve participating schools t...

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The only child in the UNEP

Thursday, January 24, 2013

She’s 12 years old, won a UN award, was the youngest delegate in Rio+20  and is engaging for Plant-for-the-Planet – Kehkashan Basu. Being an eco-warrior is something Kehkashan is taking very seriously. “Being born on World Environment Day, I feel that I am pre-ordained to be an eco-warrior. My objec...

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

Monday, January 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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Academy in The Middle Kingdom

Friday, January 11, 2013

For Guilin, the 31st December 2011 was dedicated entirely to climate protection in China. Along with Guilin’s tourist information office and China Tours, Plant-for-the-Planet organised an academy training young Chinese children between the ages 8 to 12 as ambassadors for climate justice, as well a...

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35 more Ambassadors for Nepal in Kathmandu

Friday, December 21, 2012

On 20 December 2012, Global Youth Board President Sagar led Nepal's second Plant-for-the-Planet Academy in two months. The Academy took place in Kathmandu and was organised by Sagar with the help of  International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD) and the Environment Club of Chels...

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Plant-for-the-Planet Academy Kathmandu (Nepal) 20. December 2012

Thursday, December 20, 2012

ICIMOD Knowledge ParkKnowledge Management International Centre for Integrated Mountain DevelopmentKathmanduNepal

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Plant-for-the-planet Academy Kumasi (Ghana) 12. December 2012

Wednesday, December 12, 2012

Report on Plant for the Planet Academy held in Kumasi December 12th 2012 As part of educating the youth about the need to preserve the environment, the Youth Volunteers for the Environment Ghana “YVE Ghana” in collaboration with Trees for the future and Plant-for-the-Planet, organized a workshop f...

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Plant-for-the-Planet Academy Barcelona (Spain)

Tuesday, December 11, 2012

A Plant-for-the-Planet Academy is a wonderful opportunity for children to come together, to learn about global issues and to create their own action plan as to what they intend to do to solve the climate crisis. Here, the main responsibility for raising awareness and taking action is taken over by y...

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Shady Chocolate

Friday, December 7, 2012

The investigative journalist Miki Mistrati once again travelled to the cacoa producing countries to find out whether child labour still plays an important role in the industry. Unfortunately he discovered that this is still a great problem and that we, the consumer, have the power to avoid child lab...

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Second Plant-for-the-Planet Academy in Puebla, Mexico!

Friday, November 30, 2012

On the Day of the Mexican Revolution (November 20th), the second Plant-for-the-Planet Academy in Puebla took place, this time at the famous Ibero-American University, which is run by Jesuits. Three groups, one from an elementary school, a middle school and from the local scouts, respectively, learne...

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Second Plant-for-the-Planet Academy in Puebla, Mexico!

Friday, November 30, 2012

On the Day of the Mexican Revolution (November 20th), the second Plant-for-the-Planet Academy in Puebla took place, this time at the famous Ibero-American University, which is run by Jesuits. Three groups, one from an elementary school, a middle school and from the local scouts, respectively, learne...

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