Romario Valentine has done over 200 beach clean-ups, raised funds to purchase and plant 450 trees in over 20 countries, crowdfunded avian conservation projects, and is the youngest ambassador of Ocean Sole, a marine conservation non-profit in Kenya. He has ties to dozens of environmental organisations across the world, including the UN.

  • Protect our planet – take action with Romario

    Meet Romario Valentine, an 11-year-old eco-warrior from Durban, South Africa. Through his tree planting, beach clean-ups, avian art and other conservation projects in Africa and other parts of the world, this young activist has become a dynamic campaigner for the future health of our planet. In Protect our Planet, Romario enthusiastically guides young nature lovers through key environmental topics – from recycling and reforestation to pollution solutions and climate change.
    Topics covered in this book overlap with the Foundation Phase curriculum, and include:

    – The relationship between people and the environment
    – Renewable resources, such as solar power
    – Forestation and why trees matter
    – Types of pollution and the problem with plastic
    – Reducing, reusing and recycling
    – Climate change
    – The importance of clean water
    – Craft ideas, art activities and backyard projects