The World Day to Combat Desertification was established in 1995 by the United Nations. Its goal is to raise public awareness about the essential issue of desertification and droughts. This year's World Day to Combat Desertification has for main theme droughts and water scarcity. Read more.
Celebrated in many countries around the world every June 15, Global Wind Day is organized by the European Wind Energy Association and the Global Wind Energy Council. This event is the occasion for all institutions in the field of wind energy to exchange information and communicate to the public...
Founded by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) in 1972, World Environment Day celebrates positive environmental action. World Environment Day brings together not only UNEP initiatives, but also people, communities, and organizations that wish to make a difference and ensure a cleaner,...
The May 27th is the day of the Mata Atlantica (Atlantic Forest)! Through different activities, NGOs in Brazil will explain and demonstrate their fight for the protection of the forest, by showing how rich and beautiful it is. The origins of this celebration of the Atlantic Rainforest can be traced...
In the face of the tragedic loss of forests all over the world, take action on Arbor Day by planting and caring for trees. Visit the Arbor Day Foundation website to learn more: arborday.org.
On the 22nd of April, more than one billion people will show their commitment to the planet Earth by voicing out their concern for the environment and taking on new initiatives. "In the face of unprecendented occurences of extreme weather, loss of species, and pollution, it is more important than...
The Green Schools Alliance is a non-profit organization committed to the global environmental sustainability whose mission is to connect and empower K-12 schools in order to solve environmental and climate challenges to achieve a better future. The conference will be held from 10.00 AM - 4.30 PM...
Trees in Focus - Bid online on Paddle8 Preview the 40 photographs of the exhibition Trees in Focus, and bid at http://www.paddle8.com/auctions/aff Read more about the exhibition here
The Anne Fontaine Foundation is organizing an itinerant photography exhibition in order to raise awareness and funds that will be dedicated to the reforestation of endangered forests, and especially the Brazilian Atlantic Forest. The photography exhibition “Trees in Focus” reunites the works of 35...
Spring is a fantastic season for all nature-lovers, make sure to get your fill of parks, gardens and green spaces! To celebrate the blossoming of new flowers, enjoy the art of Brazilian botanical illustrator Dulce Nascimento: "Bixa Orellana", Dulce Nascimento Discover another painting by this...
Since a new resolution was voted at the General Assembly of the United Nations in November 2012, March 21st is not only the official start of the Spring season anymore. Starting this year, the International Day of Forests and the Tree will be celebrated every March 21st in order to raise awareness...
Observed since the early 1900s, International Women's Day is celebrated annually in order to fight women's oppression and inequality while spurring women to become more vocal and active in campaigning for change. Even though in this day and age there has been a significant change and attitudinal...
From the 17th to the 18th of December, the European Environment Agency will hold a conference on energy and GHG observation. Within the framework of the Climate Regions Project, this conference will support the transition towards sustainable energy regions. The two days will be structured as...
From the European Environment Agency, this event is based on Clive Lord's book "Citizens' Income and Green Economics". It will take place for those who do have stirrings of unease that we are not looking after the planet as well as we ought to. It is also for others who share concerns but who have...
Having started on November 26 2012, this global conference on climate change in Qatar brings together 194 nations under United Nations Framework Convention, which sets an overall framework for intergovernmental efforts to address climate change. The ultimate objective of the convention is to 'to...
On International Volunteer Day (IVD) 2012, we celebrate our commitment and hope for a better world. The main focus of IVD 2012 is awareness of and recognition for volunteers and volunteer organizations. The purpose is to recognise this commitment, to inform people about the impact of volunteering...
Today, charities, families, businesses and individuals are coming together to transform the way people think about, talk about and participate in the giving season. We are celebrating Giving Tuesday. It’s a simple idea. Find a way for your family, your community, your company or your organization...
November 26 through December 7. The 18th UNFCCC conference on climate change will be held this year in Qatar, the largest emitter of CO2 per capita in the world, to try to act to curb climate change.
On Saturday, November 17, 2012 please join us at your local Anne Fontaine store for an all day shopping event held around the world where 50% of all retail sales will be donated to the Anne Fontaine Foundation.
In attempts to further the Millenium Development Goals related to gender equality, October 11 celebrates the Day of the Girl. This event is centered around celebrating, discussing, and advancing the opportunities and lives of girls across the globe. We encourage you to learn more about the...
Every year on this day, the world comes together to celebrate International Peace. With respect to the recent Rio+20 Conference, where world leaders agreed to renevew their commitment to sustainable development, this year's theme is "Sustainable Peace for a Sustainable Future". Today, take some...
A day that includes an international education and outreach program to build public awareness and involvement in protecting water resources around the world. The emphasis is on engaging citizens to conduct basic monitoring of their local water bodies. http://www.worldwatermonitoringday.org/
The first edition of the Brussels Yoga Sunday, started by l’asbl Vidonne, will take place at the Bois de la Cambre Sunday September 9th outdoors, in the same spirit than the White Yoga Session in Paris, which gathered last year 3 000 people. The Anne Fontaine Foundation is proud to partner with...
From September 6 through September 15. Organized by the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN), the congress dubbed « Nature+ » will explore themes such as « nature+climate », « nature+livelihoods », « nature+energy » or « nature+economy ».
Around the theme of food securityn this international week will combine scientific conferences, exhibitions and awards, among which the prestigious Stockholm Water Prize (Sweden).
World Environment Day (WED) is an annual event that is aimed at being the biggest and most widely celebrated global day for positive environmental action.World Environment Day activities take place all year round but climax on 5 June every year, involving everyone from everywhere. The theme of this...
The 27th of May is the day of the Mata Atlantica (Atlantic Forest)! Through different activities, NGOs in Brazil will explain and demonstrate their combat for the protection of the forest, by showing how rich and beautiful it is!
The Anne Fontaine Foundation will announce the Art contest winners!Don't foget to check in our website, blog, facebook and twitter for more news!
Join the Earth Day movement with the Anne Fontaine Foundation by participating in the Artistic Contest for Children & Teens! For more information on the contest, click HERE
"This Earth Day we are mobilizing the planet simply to say one thing: the Earth won't wait." (earthday.org). On the 22nd of April, 1 billion of people and 192 countries will show their commitment to the planet Earth through different activities. Join the movement and celebrate the environment on...
New York City will host a Green Festival on Saturday 21st of April and Sunday 22nd of April! The festival will take place at the Javits Center North (11th Avenue between 39th and 40th Streets). It will feature an organic, vegetarian and vegan food court, an environmental film installation...
Hundreds of millions of people, businesses and governments around the world unite each year by switching off their lights to support the largest environmental event in history : The Earth Hour. Last year, more than 5,200 cities and towns in 135 countries worldwide switched off their lights! Join...
Each year, on the 2nd of February, the world celebrates the adoption of the Wetlands' Convention of Ramsar (Iran) that occured on the 2nd of February 1971. The Convention’s mission is “the conservation and wise use of all wetlands through local and national actions and international cooperation, as...
The Holiday Train Show goes from November 19, 2011 to January 16, 2012! For more information and to get tickets visit their website: http://www.nybg.org/exhibitions/holiday-train-show-2011/index.php
Under the Patronage of His Highness Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of the United Arab Emirates, the Eye on Earth Summit will enable global leaders, innovators and decision-makers to focus on an issue critical to the wise decision-making upon which our planet’s future depends: how to...
17th Session of the Conference of the Parties to the UNFCCC and seventh session of the Meeting of the Parties to the Kyoto Protocol 11/28/2011
The week of November 14th marks the beginning of our partnership with The Nature Conservancy and Instituto Floresta Viva. Ari and Christine, The treasurer and the director of the Anne Fontaine Foundation will finalize our project of replanting trees in the Serra Do Conduru State Park. They will...
On Thursday October 20th, 2011 please join us at your local Anne Fontaine store for an all day shopping event held around the world where 50% of all retail sales will be donated to the Anne Fontaine Foundation. For U.S. store locations call toll free 866.237.4478
The Silent Auction will be held at the Madison Avenue flagship. It will open at 10:00am and close at 8:00pm. For the launch of the Anne Fontaine Foundation, Brazilian artist Janaina Tschape has decided to participate in the first Forest Day by creating an exclusive painting, Latifauna, and by...
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