Planeteer Alliance Wind Summit is Turning the Tide on Plastics

Captain Planet Foundation’s Planeteer Alliance is developing its second Element Summit Series this summer – the weekend of July 28-30. This year young Planeteers will turn the tide on plastic pollution and discuss themes like plastic pollution and circularity during the global, all youth-led and youth-hosted, WIND Summit Serie. Fourteen global locations + 1 virtual … Read more

Winners Selected for the 2023 CCPS Climate Justice Challenge!

What better way to celebrate and honor Earth Week than to showcase young changemakers in action right here in Clayton County, Georgia!  On April 18th, over 250 students from Clayton County Public Schools came together to present their ideas and designs for advancing climate justice in their community. These students were selected from a larger … Read more

Captain Planet Foundation Raises Over $650,000 at Annual Gala while Honoring Environmental Heroes Xiye Bastida and Louie Schwartzberg

The evening was hosted by Atlanta News First’s One on One host, Monica Kaufman Pearson, with musical performance by DejaBlue Grass Band VIEW PHOTOS HERE ATLANTA, GA (March 19, 2023) – Last night, Captain Planet Foundation, the global non-profit dedicated to empowering youth to be changemakers for the environment, held their annual Gala at Flourish … Read more

Announcing the Winners of the PLG Rejuvenation Grants!

In 2022, Captain Planet Foundation celebrated 10 years of Project Learning Garden by launching a special Garden Rejuvenation Grant Fund! Generously funded by Turner Foundation, Cox Enterprises, and FedexCares, the fund provides up to $1000 in new garden beds, soil and amendments, composting stations, garden sheds, irrigation systems, and/or other materials that bring a garden … Read more

CPF joins forces with Clayton County Public Schools for the CCPS Climate Justice Challenge & Summit: Green Heart Edition

Captain Planet Foundation is excited to be partnering with Clayton County Public Schools, with support from philanthropist Susan Klein and Accenture, to inform and empower students to explore and take action for Climate Justice in Clayton County. The CCPS Climate Justice Challenge & Summit: Green Heart Edition is a design challenge for 5th – 12th … Read more

Making a Wave in the Caribbean!

Power to the Youth! Ocean Heroes Network, a partnership of Captain Planet Foundation and Lonely Whale, are inviting youth ages 11-18 living in the Caribbean nations and territories to apply for our first ever Ocean Heroes regional Bootcamp for the Caribbean! This free event will be held virtually on December 6 and December 11-13, 2020.  Young heroes … Read more

Ocean Heroes to the Rescue!

Check out these awesome features checking in on our 2018 Ocean Heroes and Young Superhero for the Earth Honorees, Dyson Chee and Steff McDermot! Click the images below to read the articles highlighting their work on fighting plastic pollution in our oceans! The Motivator: Uniting a diverse community of planet defenders Steff McDermot, a founding member of Sail for … Read more

Gardening for Good with Project Giving Gardens

Five young girls working in the garden

In the wake of COVID-19, we sprung into action with FoodWell Alliance, Atlanta Community Food Bank, and host of amazing funders to turn more than 100 of our Atlanta Project Learning Garden schools into a resource for fresh, organic produce for local food pantries. Seeking to serve students and families hit hardest by the pandemic, Project Giving Gardens has harvested nearly … Read more

New Virtual Student Guide for the Rocky Mountain Wolf Quest!

Staring into the eye of a wolf

On Nov. 3, Colorado citizens will be voting on a ballot initiative to require Colorado Parks and Wildlife to develop a science-based plan with public input to reintroduce gray wolves to western Colorado by December 31, 2023. But restoring a population that would serve as the arch stone connecting wolves from the High Arctic to … Read more