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First Plant-for-the-Planet Academie in Austria

Thursday, October 8, 2009

The academy was part of the World Commons Forum held in Salzburg held on 29 and 30 September 2009. The children spent the whole day in training and became the first Austrian climate ambassadors. They learned e.g. about the underlying causes for climate change and climate justice. The newly m...

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Celebrating Global Climate Week in Nepal

Wednesday, October 7, 2009

I had an opportunity to attend the last UNEP Tunza conference in Daejeon with my sister Aanchal Malla, the child delegate. As part of saving the environment and the planet campaign Nepalese children and youth got together to celebrate the Global Climate Week and did activities mainly on t...

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Students of Mozambique planted the first trees

Wednesday, October 7, 2009

About 150 children of Primary School of Magoanine in Maputo - Mozambique, participated in action of tree planting. The activity took place on 21st of September, Tunza Day and is in the context of Plant-for-the-Planet, Lets plant million of trees. It was about 100 trees planted on the school grounds...

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New plant groups from four continents

Monday, October 5, 2009

Within the past week, plant groups from seven different countries were registered through our website. Centro Ecológico Juvenil - CEJ, Bolivia Lutvann skole, Oslo, Norway CEIP Alhambra, Spain Gaborone Secondary School ICT Club, Botswana Green Pioneers, Sri Lanka Secondary School "...

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Plant-for-the-Planet Academy Salzburg (Austria), 29 and 30 September 2009

Tuesday, September 29, 2009

15 children were trained in as Climate Ambassadors to give presentations The academy was part of the World Commons Forum held in Salzburg held on 29 and 30 September 2009. The children spent the whole day in training and became the first Austrian climate ambassadors. They learned e.g. about the u...

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Seal the Deal

Friday, September 25, 2009

Watch Seal the Deal - Six powerful voices on YouTube

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Tree plantings in Argentina on 21 September 2009

Wednesday, September 23, 2009

We planted native species of Patagonia, Ñires, Coihues and Berberis.These plants come from our own tree nursery. It is very imortant for us because this place 25 years ago was full of stones, and now is a forest! Maria Eugenia Bertossi San Ignacio Education Center - Fundació...

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Press room

Wednesday, September 23, 2009

09/23/2009 - China Daily: China the root of tree goal 09/23/2009 - People's Daily Online: China the root of tree goal 22.09.2009 - Süddeutsche Zeitung: Bub stellt Aktion in New York vor 22.09.2009 - Focus online: UN Klimakonferenz - Neue Bäume braucht die Welt 22.09....

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Children at the World Commons Forum in Salzburg

Tuesday, September 22, 2009

Maiken Hamaluba from Botswana, Felix Finkbeiner from Germany and about 30 children from Austria will attend the World Commons Forum in Salzburg on 29/30 September 2009. They will present the campaign "Stop talking. Start planting." and inform the other participants about the concerns of...

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500 t-shirts sent to you for the launch of the 1 million tree promise

Tuesday, September 22, 2009

Children from 14 countries requested Plant-for-the-Planet t-shirts for the the launch of their national activities. We have sent the t-shirts last week and hope that they will get to you in time. You want to know what's going on in other countries? You want to tell all the others which projec...

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UN's Billion Tree Campaign Hits its Seven Billion Goal Target

Tuesday, September 22, 2009

New York/Nairobi, 21 September 2009 - The global public's desire to see action on climate change was clearly spotlighted today with the announcement that the Billion Tree Campaign has reached 7 billion trees - one for every person on the planet. Over the past three years millions of people ra...

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New Plant-for-the-Planet website lauched!

Tuesday, September 22, 2009

Thanks to all of you who sent us translations for the sites! We will keep working on it and will add more countries, reports and features within the next days and weeks. Have a look at www.plant-for-the-planet.org. We thank our supporter NTT Europe online who is hosting the site for one ye...

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Children pledge to plant 205 million trees – one million in each country of the world

Tuesday, September 22, 2009

New York, USA – 21 September, 2009 – While Heads of States are talking in the UN headquarters about climate change, the youth from around the world is taking action. "It is about our future. We cannot sit, listen and not act. Talking alone isn't going to stop the glaciers from m...

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Tree planting and awareness raising projects in Guatemala

Tuesday, September 22, 2009

Andrea's plans for the project Ponle Nombre a un Arbol (give a name to a tree): On October 24, will be in the world, the day of action on behalf of the environment, my action will be: a) invite children leaders from different parts of Guatemala, schools, colleges, colonies, those who wish to...

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Tree planting activities in the Philippines

Monday, September 21, 2009

We, in the Philippines, have been planting trees because trees are vital to our watersheds and rampant logging has compromised our water supplies and caused flashfloods especially during heavy rains. On September 20th, we have successfully conducted another tree planting activity in support of Cl...

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We need your help to advance the website

Tuesday, September 8, 2009

As a response to our first international newsletter last week many of you from more than 20 countries have ordered more than thousand t-shirts. That's fantastic! As announced in Daejeon, we will provide a website for everyone who promises to plant a million trees in their country. There you c...

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Photos of the conference in Daejeon on Facebook

Tuesday, September 8, 2009

If you have a facebook account, you can browse through the photos of the UNEP Tunza Conference Cecilia Iglesias posted. To the photos

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Tree Planting Day in Botswana on 21 September 2009

Tuesday, September 8, 2009

Maiken comes from Botswana and is also a member of UNEP's Tunza junior board, representing Africa. Watch the Video on YouTube She's just one of many children around the world contributing to the 205 million tree goal of the children of the world.

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Tell others about your projects!

Tuesday, September 8, 2009

You want to know what's going on in other countries? You want to tell all the others which projects you are already pursuing or are involved in? Just send us a short report and some photos. Please add the person names to the pictures or the region, the date, … just all information whic...

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Check your country's name!

Tuesday, September 8, 2009

For the website and your future Plant-for-the-Planet email address we need your the name of your country. Please check in this document, if it is spelled the right way and decide if you want to read your country name in English or in your native language. Please use the Latin alphabet to spell the n...

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