400 school children help the climate by planting trees


400 school children plant a giant landscape tree with 52 leaves at the culmination of the Replant the Planet Campaign.

On Wednesday December 9, 10:30, 400 children gather at the Landskabstræet in Kongelunden, Amager. The many trees are planted in a formation, which from above resembles a tree with 52 leaves that will be seen by visitors arriving to Copenhagen Airport. The tree planting event is the culmination on the Replant the Planet campaign where more than 35,000 Danish school children from over 300 schools have planted 100000 trees. The campaign is coordinated by the ‘Skoven i Skolen’ or ‘Learning in Forests’and it is a collaboration between 20 partners, including the Danish Ministry of the Environment.

When and where:

The arrangement is outdoors at the Landskabstræet, Frieslandsvej 120-150, 2791 Dragør ( see map )


400 children plant 2000 trees in a formation, which from above resembles a tree with 52 leaves. Members of the press will have the opportunity to photograph the tree from a large crane


Guests and international representatives including Nobel Peace Prize Laureate, Professor Wangari Maathai, patron of the Billion Tree Campaign, will plant trees .


Event on the stage with speeches, including the Minister of the Environment Troels Lund Poulsen and Satinder Bindra from UNEP


The children will participate in climate activities


Light refreshments for international guests and members of the press