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The billion tree campaign enters a second wave
Together, let’s plant 7 billion trees by the end of 2009!
Target: Pledged: Planted:
7,000,000,000 6,268,311,602 4,123,206,652
     
The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) has launched a major worldwide tree planting campaign. Under the Plant for the Planet: Billion Tree Campaign, people, communities, business and industry, civil society organizations and governments are encouraged to enter tree planting pledges online with the objective of planting at least one billion trees worldwide each year. In a call to further individual and collective action, UNEP has set a new goal of planting 7 billion trees by the end of 2009. The campaign strongly encourages the planting of indigenous trees and trees that are appropriate to the local environment.
Message from
Achim Steiner
UNEP Executive Director
Under the patronage of:

WangariProf. Wangari
Maathai, founder of
the Green Belt
Movement and 2004 Nobel Peace Prize Laureate
“When we plant trees, we plant the seeds of peace and seeds of hope.”

Prince HSH Albert IIHSH Albert II,
Sovereign Prince
of Monaco
"I believe in the symbolic strength of the Plant for the Planet: Billion Tree Campaign and I sincerely hope it will meet our expectations, far beyond the welfare linked to replanting trees, to benefit future generations.”
 
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Model Gisele Bundchen endorses
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