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100 Million Trees by 2017 .:. Sustainable Development Knowledge Platform
100 Million Trees by 2017
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  • Submitted by: ENO Programme Association
  • Topic: Education
  • Keywords: Environment Online, tree planting campaign, global, biodiversity,
  • Location: globallly in 150 countries
  • Date of completion: 2017-12-31
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Deliverable Date
7 million trees planted 2011
25 million trees planted 2013
60 million trees planted 2015
100 million trees planted 2017 (31 DEC)
Resources devoted to implementation
Type Details
Financing (in USD) $100,000
In-kind contribution offering areas for planting (municipalities, cities, governments)
Other, please specify donations from different sectors
Staff / Technical expertise expertise offered from institutions and experts ( European forest institute, Finnish Forest Research Centre, universitiies)
ENO Programme Association / ENO-verkkokoulun tuki , Finland
Currently 7 000 schools in 150 countries
Description/achievement of initiative
Environment Online - ENO is a global virtual school and network for sustainable development. There are over 7 000 schools involved in 150 countries. Schools started to plant trees in 2004 and have planted 7 million by now. Our aim is to plant 100 million trees by 2017.
Implementation methodologies
ENO is based on volunteering and networking. Since 2000 it has reached many schools and partner organisations that are aware of ENO and its tree planting campaign. There are national coordinators in 141 countries. In 2011 ENO organised a conference in Finland where national coordinators made their plans how to reach the goal. Trees are planted especially in UN thematic days in May (ecological biodiversity) and September (day for peace). Our commitment is very challenging and therefore we need national governments to help us in practical things. Schools are willing to act in ENO.

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