“Saving the Planet One
Tree at a Time”
Who we are
o UK registered Charity and
Thai Foundation,
o Work across S.E. Asia, Sri
Lanka, India, South Africa
and the UK...
What we do
For the world
o Global carbon storage
o Planting native trees
o Reforestation
o Help to avoid
the devastating e...
What we do
For people
o Providing
a sustainable future
o Creating employment
and funding
opportunities
o Improving the qua...
PATT’s values
o Action
o Youth education

o Sustainability
o Cooperation
Milestones
o 2005 – The PATT Foundation
officially formed
o 2006 – Registration as a UK charity
o 2008 – Establishment of ...
Focuses
o Environmental
Education
– school tree planting
o Nursery Set – up
o Environmental
Education Portal
o Corporate T...
Environmental Education
– school tree planting
o Hands-on experience
at reforestation sites
o Increasing
environmental
awa...
Nursery Set – up
o Khao Yai Community
Nursery Project since
2008
o Over 90,000 trees planted
o 1,500 visitors annually
o 2...
Environmental Education Portal
o Interactive platform for
students and teachers
o Online learning resources and
activities...
Corporate Tree Planting Events
o Training for management
and staff on sustainable
environmental business
practices
o Carbo...
Why the UAE?
o Mangrove and Alhafeya
Protected Area restoration

o Conservation of wildlife in
the mountains
o Increasing ...
Suitable native plants
for the UAE
o
o
o
o

Ghaf tree
Christ’s thorn
Olive tree
Wild drumstick tree
Ghaf tree (Prosopis cineraria)
o Hardy, fire, drought –
resistant
o Easy to germinate
o Narrow spacing
o Little tending
o ...
Christ’s thorn
(Ziziphus spina – christi)
o
o
o
o

Drought – tolerant
Medicinal properties
Edible fruits
Source of flower ...
Olive tree (Olea europea)
o
o
o
o

Evergreen
Durable wood
Little water required
Used for furniture and
turnery
Wild drumstick tree
(Moringa peregrina)
o Drought – tolerant
o Easy growth
o Edible fruits, high in
nutrients
o Oilseed fe...
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Plant a Tree Today Foundation (PATT), UAE Set-up

  1. 1. “Saving the Planet One Tree at a Time”
  2. 2. Who we are o UK registered Charity and Thai Foundation, o Work across S.E. Asia, Sri Lanka, India, South Africa and the UK o PATT o o o Fights against deforestation and climate change Raises environmental awareness Campaigns for better environmental practices
  3. 3. What we do For the world o Global carbon storage o Planting native trees o Reforestation o Help to avoid the devastating effects of climate change
  4. 4. What we do For people o Providing a sustainable future o Creating employment and funding opportunities o Improving the quality of life
  5. 5. PATT’s values o Action o Youth education o Sustainability o Cooperation
  6. 6. Milestones o 2005 – The PATT Foundation officially formed o 2006 – Registration as a UK charity o 2008 – Establishment of the tree nursery in Khao Yai o 2009 – Registration as a Thai foundation o 2011 – Over 500,000 trees planted o 2013 – Reached 100 Environmental Education and Tree Planting Events with schools
  7. 7. Focuses o Environmental Education – school tree planting o Nursery Set – up o Environmental Education Portal o Corporate Tree Planting Events
  8. 8. Environmental Education – school tree planting o Hands-on experience at reforestation sites o Increasing environmental awareness o Environmental campaigns schoolwide o Eco Camps o Workshops and presentations
  9. 9. Nursery Set – up o Khao Yai Community Nursery Project since 2008 o Over 90,000 trees planted o 1,500 visitors annually o 20,000 seedlings yearly o Stock of over 50 native species o Employment for local people
  10. 10. Environmental Education Portal o Interactive platform for students and teachers o Online learning resources and activities o Lesson plans in accordance with IB and IGCSE o Already 600 schools interested o Easy access, professional support, high quality
  11. 11. Corporate Tree Planting Events o Training for management and staff on sustainable environmental business practices o Carbon offset o Team – Building events o Developing sustainable business strategies o Raising awareness of business environmental responsibility
  12. 12. Why the UAE? o Mangrove and Alhafeya Protected Area restoration o Conservation of wildlife in the mountains o Increasing awareness and participation of local society o Saving threatened species
  13. 13. Suitable native plants for the UAE o o o o Ghaf tree Christ’s thorn Olive tree Wild drumstick tree
  14. 14. Ghaf tree (Prosopis cineraria) o Hardy, fire, drought – resistant o Easy to germinate o Narrow spacing o Little tending o Greening and landscaping o Livestock food and forage
  15. 15. Christ’s thorn (Ziziphus spina – christi) o o o o Drought – tolerant Medicinal properties Edible fruits Source of flower honey
  16. 16. Olive tree (Olea europea) o o o o Evergreen Durable wood Little water required Used for furniture and turnery
  17. 17. Wild drumstick tree (Moringa peregrina) o Drought – tolerant o Easy growth o Edible fruits, high in nutrients o Oilseed feedstock for biodiesel

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