This project plants more than 20 different native tree species on its own planting site on the Yucatán Peninsula in Mexico. The tropical climate offers ideal growing conditions and trees will bind CO2 more quickly by growing faster than in temperate regions.

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Social impact

Provides local people with fair paid jobs.

Environmental impact

Creates healthy native forests & combats climate change and biodiversity loss.

Economic impact

Increases the local employment rate.

Goals of


"Stop talking. Start planting." The projects goal is to plant one trillion trees in order to win more time in our battle against the climate crisis. For every planted tree, 1 € also goes into funding the Plant-for-the-Planet Children Academies which empower children to become ambassadors for climate justice.

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Learn more about the project in this video from the planting sites

Benefits of planting with


Receive regular information on the reforestation.
Download a tree certificate for every tree.
Get access to the project’s picture collection.

Here are the UN Sustainable Development Goals recognized by Plant-for-the-Planets projects

Life On Land
Protect, restore and promote sustainable use of terrestrial ecosystems, sustainably manage forests, combat desertification, and halt and reverse land degradation and halt biodiversity loss.
Decent Work And Economic Growth
Promote inclusive and sustainable economic growth, employment and decent work for all
Zero Hunger
Ensure sustainable food production systems and implement resilient agricultural practices

Where are the trees planted?

The trees are planted on the project’s own land on the Yucatán Peninsula in Mexico. The trees will be planted during the rainy season between July and December. Plant-for-the-Planet will take care of the trees for up to three years after planting.