Teenager Is on Track to Plant a Trillion Trees

Nationalgeographic.com – Mar 2017 – Germany |

A 19 year old has set himself the ambitious target of planting one trillion trees. That is 150 trees for every person on earth.

This is not a novel venture, and Felix Finkbeiner has already helped plant upwards of 14 billion trees through his company Plant-for-the-planet.

Starting the project aged 9, Felix’s work has prompted the first scientific, full-scale global tree count, which is now aiding NASA and science in ongoing studies on carbon capture and forest health.

Felix’s story is hugely inspiring, and one that really reinforces the fact that action is paramount to change.

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