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Second Academy of 2018 took place in Mali

Monday, August 6, 2018

In Mali, for its second year, the Plant-for-the-Planet Foundation in partnership with the Climate Smart Agriculture Network association in Mali (CSAYN Mali) has proceeded to the second 2018 Plant-for-the-Planet Academy in the Timbuktu Private School in Kalaban-Coura ACI on June 23rd 2018. The goa...

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50 new Climate Justice Ambassadors after a 3rd Academy was celebrated in Kouétinfla!

Monday, August 6, 2018

On Saturday 26th of May, 50 students from different schools of Kouétinfla attended the 3rd Plant-for-the-Planet Academy celebrated in the city, which was qualified as a historical event.  After a warm welcome, the children paid attention to the presentation given by Anin Mén&ea...

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Another joyful Academy in Nigeria successfully completed!

Friday, August 3, 2018

It was fun! An educative and nice event as another set of 47 new Climate Justice Ambassadors were trained. The event commenced at 9:30 am. The Program Coordinator welcomed all the participants and introduced his teammates. In his opening remarks, Prince eulogized the participants for coming despi...

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First Academy of 2018 in Mali!

Thursday, August 2, 2018

In Mali, for its second year, the Plant-for-the-Planet Foundation in partnership with the Climate Smart Agriculture Network association in Mali (CSAYN Mali) has proceeded to the first 2018 Plant-for-the-Planet Academy in the DOGOBALA fundamental school of Moribabougou in Bamako on April, 22 2018....

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55 new Ambassadors in Ibadan, Nigeria!

Thursday, August 2, 2018

No thanks to the heavy downpour! Many thanks to the host school and our new Climate Justice Ambassadors for coming!   The event started behind schedule due to the heavy downpour, nevertheless 55 participants from four schools came to attend the Academy.  The event commenced at 11: 30...

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Climate Crisis May Mean More Mexican Immigration to the US

Monday, July 23, 2018

Seven million Mexicans might be forced to emigrate to the U.S. over the next 70 years because of climate crisis' impacts on crop yields, research published July 26 in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences say. The researchers based their projection on historical patterns of emig...

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The Trillion Tree Campaign at Esri User Conference

Wednesday, July 11, 2018

Speaking at the Esri User Conference meant much to Felix: years ago, Wangari Maathai, who inspired us children to plant trees, has spoken at the Esri UC. Jack Dangermond, founder of Esri, introduced Felix. That was a great honor to Felix. And of course, we're even more grateful that Jack in t...

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Bring peace through trees!

Tuesday, July 10, 2018

The second Academy this year took place in Ngaoundéré, region of Adamaoua, Cameroon. Geographically Ngaoundére is located in the north of of Cameroon where Muslims and Christians are sharing daily life. The current situation in North Cameroon is a bit sensitive regarding the &ld...

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Seeds of hope - Nigeria's Kids start planting!

Wednesday, June 20, 2018

Another educative event took place today as new ambassadors were trained and discussed various ways in which they can further promote sustainable environment. The children were happy to see themselves in Plant-for-the-Planet T-shirts and for endorsing them as climate justice ambassadors. We had 5 sc...

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Second Academy took place in Burkina Faso

Tuesday, June 19, 2018

Early on Saturday morning children from different school were gathered to at Vision Plus very exicited  to see the start of the event. Altogether 145 children from 5 schools attended the Academy at Vison Plus School in Bobo Dioulasso. The academy was made possible thanks to the commitment of th...

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Climate Justice Ambassadors Dalinka and Luciano at “Nariño por el Clima”

Monday, June 11, 2018

Between the 6th and 9th June the international conference of young people on climate crisis “Nariño por el Clima” took place in Pasto, Colombia. 90 people (of 300 applicants) - not only from Colombia, but also special guests from Mexico, Brazil, Argentina, Peru and Ecuador - parti...

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73 new children set off to save the world as Climate Justice Ambassadors!

Sunday, June 10, 2018

73 children gathered at the Plant-for-the-Planet academy in Amalapuram, India on the 23rd of April. The program was officially inaugurated with the opening remarks from the Principal of the host school. He further added the importance of youths and children to solve the climate crisis. After that, t...

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14 students graduated in Portland, Oregon

Saturday, June 9, 2018

  On Saturday June 9, 2018, students from Oregon participated in a Plant-for-the-Planet Academy in NE Portland, Oregon. It took place at the offices of 350PDX (special thanks to new ED Anais Tuepker), located in Central Lutheran Church in NE Portland. A concurrent Parents’ Meeting was...

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500 Trees - University of Ibadan takes action!

Tuesday, June 5, 2018

The event started with singing our National Anthem, followed by special addresses by the representative of the Director of the Distance Learning Center at the University of Ibadan (DLI) - Dr S. A. Adejumo. In his brief welcome address he congratulated the participants for being part of the Academy w...

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Nigeria's new Ambassadors for Climate Justice

Monday, June 4, 2018

Another educative event took place today as new ambassadors were trained and discussed various ways in which they can further promote sustainable environment. The children were happy to see themselves in Plant-for-the-Planet T-shirts and for endorsing them as climate justice ambassadors. 63 particip...

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200 new trees and 80 new ambassadors in Cameroon!

Sunday, May 20, 2018

The first Academy in Ntolo (in the coastal region of Cameroon) took place on Saturday 28 April 2018. About 80 participants aged between 9-12 attended the Academy, led by the program coordinator Mr Felix Nkam, and with the participation of some members of the local board and the staff of the Center o...

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60 new Ambassadors in Côte d'Ivoire

Saturday, May 19, 2018

The children were waiting in the schoolyard early on Saturday morning. No one wanted to miss the start of the Academy. Altogether 60 children from 10 different schools attended the academy in Lycee HKB of Sinfra. The Academy was made possible by organization committee and some volunteers w...

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79 Children Participated in the Second Academy in New Taipei City, Taiwan

Wednesday, May 16, 2018

On the morning of April 22nd, which happened to be Earth Day, 79 children from over 15 different schools arrived in front of the Shih Hsin University in New Taipei City, Taiwan. GIGABYTE Technology and GIGABYTE Education Foundation made the academy possible. Special thanks to Shih Hsin University (S...

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An unusual Mothersday in Beaverton

Sunday, May 13, 2018

On Mothers’ Day, Sunday, the 13th of May, 2018, 8 students from Oregon participated in the second Mothers’ Day Plant-for-the-Planet Academy in Beaverton, Oregon! It took place at the Tualatin Valley Nature Center in the Tualatin Valley Nature Reserve in Beaverton and was hosted and sup...

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First Academy of the 2018 season for Cote d’Ivore took place in Konofla

Friday, May 4, 2018

On Saturday morning 50 children from 7 different schools and their parents were waiting outside the schoolyard, as no one wanted to miss this event. Thanks to the local organisers, the Academy was free of charge for the attending children aged between 8 and 14. Special thanks to the support of Plant...

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