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First Academy in Benin

Friday, January 24, 2014

On 21st december the first Plant-for-the-Planet Academy in Benin took place in the Infangni commune, Daagbe. Children from schools in Djegou-Nagot, Gbenokpo, Djegou-djege and CEG Daagbe participated at the event as well some friends from the capital city Porto-Novo who were interested to see how the...

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

Friday, November 29, 2013

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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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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Thailand Joins the Family of Climate Justice Ambassadors - with a very special Academy

Monday, October 21, 2013

The city of Hat Yai in Southern Thailand is home to the first Climate Justice Ambassadors in Thailand after teacher Benjamas Nak-long organized a great Plant-for-the-Planet Academy as part of a two-day eco camp, where students slept over at At Hat Yai Wittayalai 2 School and worked on several ecolog...

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First Academy in Nice, France, with 55 new Ambassadors

Wednesday, October 16, 2013

May 2013, Felix was in Nice, France, to ask officially to the city to start a planting program and become the « greener city in France ». Motivated, the Côte d’Azur has already started to plant! October, Tuesday the 8th 2013, 55 children from the Du Château school and International school of Nice h...

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Third Academy around Bogota, the capital city of Colombia

Thursday, September 19, 2013

On August 30th, yet another Academy in Colombia took place in cooperation with the municipality of Gachancipá, near the capital city Bogotá. 59 children were trained as Climate Justice Ambassadors and 90 native trees were planted. The presentation was held by two little girls: María Paz, daughter of...

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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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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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