Welcome to Planet Walk

Planetwalk is a non-profit educational organization dedicated to raising environmental consciousness and promoting earth stewardship.

Saving the planet one step at a time.

Our work transcends cultural, social and political boundaries by fostering communication and research between young people, scientists, and environmental practioners through a global network and educational programs. Planetwalk encourages peace among all people by making peace with nature.

John Francis, Ph.D. founded Planetwalk in 1982 when he began his walking and sailing pilgrimage around the world. To date, Dr. Francis has walked across the U.S., sailed and walked through the Caribbean, and South America from Venezuela to Argentina and a walk in Cuba. Currently, he is continuing a walk backtracking his first walk  from Cape May NJ. to Point Reyes CA.


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  1. Thanks for visiting the new Planetwalk website. We are in the process of building an online community based on walking and the idea that mutual respect of each other will manifest positively in our environment. Our first project is Planetlines.
    Please see our crowd funding campaign at:

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