Are you ready for an inspiring story about a eleven-year-old boy who wouldn't give up on his fight for the planet? I know I was. Felix Finkbeiner's program "Plant for the Planet" can fill all those empty spaces in your heart that the current environmental news may have left.
“Children could plant 1 million trees in every country on earth and offset CO2 emissions all on their own, while adults are still talking about doing it,” says Finkbeiner. According to the article I have linked below, his motto, “Stop talking, start planting,” suggests the same sentiment. Like most teenagers he has a FaceBook page but unlike most teenagers he has also addressed the United Nations.
Working in collaboration with organizations such as the World Wildlife Fund and the Wildlife Conservation Society Felix is taking the steps to meeting his environmental goal. Plant for the Planet recently bought 33,300 acres (13,500 hectares) in Mexico where they plan to plant 10 million trees by 2020.
If you find his story intriguing Read more here