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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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The children of Nepal want action – 40 new Climate Justice Ambassadors in Nepal’s first Academy

Thursday, November 29, 2012

Global Youth Board member Abhisekh organized Nepal's first Academy himself with the assistance from Integrated Effort for Development (IED), the Rotary Club of Dhulikhel and Dhulikhel Municipality. The Academy took place in Dhulikel on 27 November 2012 - the children of Plant-for-the-Planet welcome...

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There is no Planet B, don’t be an ambassador for climate injustice!

Thursday, November 29, 2012

On 23 November 2012 the children of Plant-for-the-Planet welcomed the first Climate Justice Ambassadors from Uganda. The tireless efforts of Ben Bataringaya and his team at Ugandan NGO, COVOID, helped make the very first Plant-for-the-Planet in Uganda a great success. In addition to the 87 new Ambas...

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Giovanni starts Planting Party in Sassari

Wednesday, November 28, 2012

Giovanni, a very active Climate Justice Ambassador from Sassari (Sardinia, Italy) organized a great planting event: "At the heart of the city, between a shopping center and one of the oldest churches in Sassari, we identified a vacant 1,000 m2 plot of land and planted 10 trees there to begin with,...

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Academy in the Canary Islands, Spain

Friday, November 23, 2012

On October 20th, 2012, an Academy was held in Las Palmas, Gran Canaria, with 71 children belonging to the “Atis Tirma” group of Catholic Scouts. “Atis Tirma” was the cry shouted by the ancient aboriginals who chose death over being taken prisoner by the Spanish invaders.  Most of the day was devote...

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First Academy in the Dominican Republic

Saturday, November 10, 2012

The first Academy in the Dominican Republic was organized by the Foundation Santa Lola in San Pedro de Macorís on 6th February 2012. 45 children aged 8 to 15 became Climate Justice Ambassadors in the school Escuela Los Cajuiles. Each participant planted a "vivero personal", a seemling put into a pl...

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