Easy Treesie – Crann Project with Plant-for-the-Planet International

November 12, 2020

In your own words, tell us about your project.
We are planting 1 million trees with Ireland's 1m school children on public lands by twenty twenty TREE as a Climate Action. We are part of the Plant-for-the-Planet international UNIPEDE-backed trillion-tree project. We are funded through local authorities and donations as well as through business and individual sponsorship.
Why did you do this work?
It is necessary due to the climate and biodiversity crisis. It is Volun-TREE lead by a teacher registered at primary and second level with a background in educational administration on the Education and Training Board (formerly VEC) and a long career specialising in primary environmental education.
What was the impact or outcome of your project?
Trees, glorious trees, so far 15,564 - Halloween 2019 - with 30,000 more to be planted during national Science Week.
Do you have any tips or advice for similar projects?
Stop talking start planting.
Which Sustainable Development Goals does your work link to?
Goal 1. End poverty in all its forms everywhere
Goal 2. End hunger, achieve food security and improved nutrition and promote sustainable agriculture
Goal 3. Ensure healthy lives and promote well-being for all at all ages
Goal 4. Ensure inclusive and equitable quality education and promote lifelong learning opportunities for all
Goal 5. Achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls
Goal 6. Ensure availability and sustainable management of water and sanitation for all
Goal 7. Ensure access to affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy for all
Goal 8. Promote sustained, inclusive and sustainable economic growth, full and productive employment and decent work for all
Goal 9. Build resilient infrastructure, promote inclusive and sustainable industrialization and foster innovation
Goal 10. Reduce inequality within and among countries
Goal 11. Make cities and human settlements inclusive, safe, resilient and sustainable
Goal 12. Ensure sustainable consumption and production patterns
Goal 13. Take urgent action to combat climate change and its impacts*
Goal 14. Conserve and sustainably use the oceans, seas and marine resources for sustainable developmentve and sustainably use the oceans, seas and marine resources for sustainable development
Goal 15. Protect, restore and promote sustainable use of terrestrial ecosystems, sustainably manage forests, combat desertification, and halt and reverse land degradation and halt biodiversity loss
Goal 16. Promote peaceful and inclusive societies for sustainable development, provide access to justice for all and build effective, accountable and inclusive institutions at all levels
Goal 17. Strengthen the means of implementation and revitalize the global partnership for sustainable development
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Orla Farrell
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