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An unusual Mothersday in Beaverton

Wednesday, April 24, 2019

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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14 students graduated in Portland, Oregon

Wednesday, April 24, 2019

  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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100 new Trees for Curitiba

Thursday, April 18, 2019

The Academy took place on 21st. of November of 2018 at the public school Heitor Alencar Furtado in Curitiba, capital of the state of Paraná, south of Brazil. ICLEI (Local Governments for sustainability) and KAS (Konrad Adenauer Stiftung) supported the Academy covering the logistic costs such...

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Thanks to 67 children from Opole, we have 300 new trees!

Wednesday, April 17, 2019

The 7th Zott Academy in Poland took place on April 6th, 2019 at the public primary school No. 5 in Opole. 67 children from 20 different schools were keenly waiting for the academy to start. The event was free-of-charge for all the attending children, aged from 8 to 15. The Academy began with s...

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A Great Honour for Great Commitment

Monday, April 15, 2019

In March, our Climate Justice Ambassador, Ariane Benedikter, received a very special honor. Italian President Sergio Mattarella awarded her the prize "Alfiere della Repubblica", which means "To the Honour of the State ". Since 2010, a maximum of 30 young people per year have...

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Another exciting Academy in Mali

Friday, April 12, 2019

The first Plant-for-the-Planet Academy of 2019 in Mali took place on 9 February. 63 children from the two fundamental public primary schools Boulkassoumbougou and Seydoubougou were keenly waiting for the Academy to start. The event was free-of-charge for all the attending children, aged from 10 to 1...

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100 new trees for Salvador

Tuesday, March 26, 2019

On 19th of November 2018 another academy took place in Salvador the capital of the state Bahia in north-east Brazil. Fernando Presídio public school in the suburbs of Salvador was chosen as the location for the academy, supported by ICLEI (Local Go...

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Good news from São Paulo!

Wednesday, March 13, 2019

On November 8th the students of the Objetivo Sorocaba, a school in the countryside of the state of São Paulo in south-east Brazil took part in another Academy. The partnership between Plant-for-the-Planet and the Objetivo Sorocaba already exists since the beginning of Plant-for-the-Planet...

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Growing community in Nepal!

Tuesday, March 12, 2019

On December 16th seventy students from seven schools attended the Plant-for-the-Planet Academy in Tinkune, Kathmandu. The Academy was started by the ice breaking session as the introductory part of the program where students got the chance to get to know all the participants.    &n...

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We are happy to welcome 54 new Climate Justice Ambassadors!

Tuesday, March 12, 2019

With the continued support of the local community, Andover Trees United hosted its 5th Plant-for-the-Planet Academy on Tuesday 13th March and, for the third year in succession, the event was generously hosted by The Andover Golf Club. A team of 11 young Ambassadors hosted the day. They were s...

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We welcome 72 new Climate Justice Ambassadors

Tuesday, March 5, 2019

The academy commenced at exactly, 10am. The academy had in attendance participating schools, teachers, invited guests and other people. Prince. Olawuyi Seyi welcomes the participants, introduced his team and the invited climate justice ambassadors:  Victoria and Joy. The two handled the...

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72 more Climate Justice Ambassadors in Ibadan!

Tuesday, March 5, 2019

The Academy commenced at exactly, 9:30am. All the kids were keenly waiting for the start of th event. The Academy had in attendance participating schools, teachers, invited guests and other people. Prince Olawuyi Seyi welcomed the participants, introduced his team and ambassadors.  The invit...

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Plant Trees Around the World

Thursday, February 28, 2019

We want to plant a trillion trees! You believe that’s impossible? A trillion trees are just 150 trees per person. And if we plant them together with amazing tree planting projects in the Global South, they can have so many co-benefits for the local communities! In his video message for the Bea...

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How Trees Can Influence the Global Climate

Tuesday, February 26, 2019

Researchers from University College London assume a connection between the end of the medieval warm period and reforestation. When Europeans came to America in 1492, they brought unknown diseases for which the indigenous people had no immunity. A bit more than a century after Columbus’ arri...

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Sign the Petition for a Nobel Prize for the Fight Against the Climate Crisis

Tuesday, February 26, 2019

On October 8th, 2018, the special UN Report on Climate Change was published with alarming forecasts. Coincidently, the same week the report was released, the Nobel Prizes were awarded. In his will, Alfred Nobel specified that the prizes were awarded for work that was « for the greatest bene...

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Welcome, Climate Justice Ambassadors!

Tuesday, February 26, 2019

So far, Plant-for-the-Planet Academies took place in 71 countries. We are happy to share with you the reports from our Program Coordinators from around the globe. Why do the young participants of the Academy in South Africa wear helmets? That's because they come from the Imveli cycling Academ...

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Well-attended Plant-for-the-Planet Academy with 31 children in Bamako

Monday, February 25, 2019

The third Academy in Mali took place on October 13, 2018. 28 children from 5 different schools were keenly waiting for the Academy to start. The event was free-of-charge for all the attending children, aged from 7 to 16. It took place within the center for young girls in difficulties "Djiguiya...

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Successful Academy in Jhankat!

Friday, February 22, 2019

Another successful Academy took place in the Jhankat, India on the 28 November 2018. The attended 80 children from 10 different schools were keenly waiting to start the event. It was free-of-charge for all the attended children. After a brief welcome and registration process the full attention of...

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80 more Climate Justice Ambassadors in India!

Friday, February 22, 2019

Another successful Academy took place in the Sripur Bichwa, India on the 28 November 2018. The attended 80 children from 10 different schools were keenly waiting to start the event. It was free-of-charge for all the attended children. After a brief welcome and registration process the full attent...

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A joyfull Academy in Sitarganj!

Wednesday, February 20, 2019

Another successful academy took place in the Sitarganj, India on the 20 November 2018. The attended 80 children from 10 different schools were keenly waiting to start the event. It was free-of-charge for all the attended children. After a brief welcome and registration process the full attention...

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