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Plant-for-the-Planet

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Brazil; Peru; Suriname; France; Colombia; Guyana; Bolivia; Venezuela; Ecuador
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At 9 years old, Felix Finkbeiner launched the youth initiative Plant-for-the-Planet in 2007. So far, more than 91,000 youth in 75 countries have been trained as Climate Justice Ambassadors that give speeches to their peers and adults, and fight for their future. With the reforestation project on the Yucatán Peninsula in Mexico, Plant-for-the-Planet demonstrates how easy it is to make planting trees effective on a large scale. With our campaign "Stop talking. Start planting."…

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At 9 years old, Felix Finkbeiner launched the youth initiative Plant-for-the-Planet in 2007. So far, more than 91,000 youth in 75 countries have been trained as Climate Justice Ambassadors that give speeches to their peers and adults, and fight for their future. With the reforestation project on the Yucatán Peninsula in Mexico, Plant-for-the-Planet demonstrates how easy it is to make planting trees effective on a large scale. With our campaign "Stop talking. Start planting." we are raising awareness for the importance of trees in the fight for Climate Justice on a global scale.

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Community tree planting under the guidance of Golden Chirwa (Apple Man & tree expert). All areas will be mapped with GPS-Polygons. Check: https://explorer.land/x/project/wellsforzoe Wells for Zo‘ is tax deductible in Ireland! You will be financing trees that have been planted … Learn More

Conserve Natural Forests (CNF) is a non-profit NGO operating primarily in Mae Hong Son and Chiang Mai Provinces of Northern Thailand. Our mission is to restore natural forest landscapes throughout Thailand to optimal structure, functionality, and resiliency in ways that … Learn More

KardiaNuts was established in 2018 through the vision of its founder for an empowered rural Colombia, with established networks for future growth, reduction of poverty and inequality, and preservation of the environment. KardiaNuts intends to achieve this vision through the … Learn More

Help us restore native forests across the Chignecto Isthmus. This internationally recognized ecosystem connects Nova Scotia to the rest of Canada, and is vital for communities, wildlife, and our shared climate Ð but only if we can protect it first. … Learn More

American Forests is partnering with Salesforce to support a prescribed fire across 500 acres on the Hoosier National Forest in southern Indiana. We expect the fire to generate 500,000 seedlings. In the Hoosier, oak seedlings are present, but they often … Learn More

This new planting area, newly established in 2020, is not only intended to mitigate the effects of the climate crisis. Plant-for-the-Planet also offers this area to research institutions for field trials. Scientific projects dedicated to the reforestation of tropical forests … Learn More

Green Again Madagascar is restoring the tropical rainforests of eastern Madagascar, which are habitats for lemurs and thousands of plant species found nowhere else on Earth. Nearly 90% of MadagascarÕs biodiverse rainforests have been lost to unsustainable agriculture. This adversely … Learn More

We co-create with first nation indigenous people planting traditional agroforestry areas. We strive to preserve nature, mitigate climate change, preserve the water, supplies, and food at the same time that we support the new creation of natural biodiverse reserves in … Learn More

Spanish Description below - - - At present, Granada is the fourth most polluted city in Spain. The establishment of a green belt around the city of Granada, through the restoration of forests and other landscapes, will create new green … Learn More

Purchased with funds of a private endowment the area of 1,1000 square meters offers space for around 1,2 million trees. The area degraded by deforestation, which Plant-for-the-Planet has acquired for the purpose of reforestation, encloses a natural lagoon with high … Learn More

The BJF was founded in 2009 to support what was then still a scientific plan: the restoration of native trees through the degraded Araguaia Biodiversity Corridor in Brazil, the worldÕs longest nature corridor, connecting two of the worldÕs most vital … Learn More

Much of the rainforest in Haiti has been cut down over the last 50 years. HereÕs how our project is restoring the forest by empowering local communities. Our agronomist visits villages requesting reforestation and presents the importance of trees/forest to … Learn More

ITF was formed in Kenya in 1922 when Richard St Barbe Baker and Chief Josiah Njonjo formed ÔWatu wa MitiÕ Ð the People of the Trees. This became the society of the Men of the Trees, a worldwide organisation that … Learn More

ITPA was born in 1998, from the initiative of environmentalists committed to guaranteeing the protection of one of the last and most conserved fragments of Atlantic Forest, in Rio de Janeiro, the Tingu‡ Biological Reserve. We are currently the largest … Learn More

The Sundarbans are threatened by various challenges, namely, population pressure, spatial transformation, excessive resource extraction, salinization, sea-level rise, and climate change, thus, making it difficult for it to survive even till 2100 (WWF Report, 2017). The project aims to address … Learn More

The Appalachian forests of the eastern United States support some of the greatest biological diversity in the worldÕs temperate region, but extraction of abundant coal reserves has damaged the landscape. Since 1977, nearly 600,000 ha of forest have been destroyed … Learn More

Spanish Description below - - - Do–ana Natural Park is one of Spain's most emblematic biodiversity hot spots and one of the most important protected natural areas in Europe. A crucial hub for migratory birds travelling between Africa and Europe … Learn More

Plant-for-Ghana is a pioneer reforestation project by Plant-for-the-Planet Ghana - a national affiliate of Plant-for-the-Planet Foundation in Germany. The Yucatan Reforestation project in Mexico, with its valuable experience, serves here as a lesson learned project. Sustainable reforestation is the way … Learn More

Panama's Azuero peninsula is a degraded agricultural landscape that is only 7% forested. Globally, less than 2% of dry forest remains. Extreme forest fragmentation endangers our endemic wildlife through habitat loss & reduces the productivity of local farmland. Climate change … Learn More

For over four years, FBC and its allies have been building capacity and supporting the local fishermen community of Barbacoas with a tree nursery and forest restoration. The aim is to provide a source of income through nature conservation to … Learn More

YAKUM partners with indigenous communities to protect forest territory and build cultural, medicinal and food sovereignty, through reforestation with carefully selected native tree species and territory mapping. Our work revitalises traditional knowledge and consumption of native foods, through reforestation using … Learn More

Plant-for-the-Planet plants one tree every 15 seconds. When the children and youth initiative first took over the area, it was a sad sight: vast areas had either been entirely deforest or were severely degraded through the logging of economically valuable … Learn More

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