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Bilingual and bi-cultural, she qualified as a French avocat and established her own law practice, for 15 years before moving on to co-establishing Pour la Terre (www.pourlaterre.org) with husband and Pour la Terre President, Stephen, while assisting with multiple international real estate developments in France. On behalf of Pour la Terre, Stephen founded and became Executive Director for non-profit Kids4Trees in 2008. Kids4Trees, a national participating partner with the United States Forest Service since 2009, is an outdoor environmental education and tree planting program for elementary school children throughout the United States (www.kids4trees.org and www.facebook.com/kids4trees).
Pour la Terre and Kids4Trees have to date served over 75,000 kids/students.and planted well over 130,000 trees.
Pour la Terre produced the UNESCO/EARTH CHARTER SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT educations kit, seven CDS,including recognized artists from throughout the world, and pedagogical related school kits for UNESCO schools, linking the lyrics of the songs to educational exercises for the kids. Since 2008, Pour la Terre organized many outdoor education and reforestation events, including in France, Corsica, and Senegal, with tens of thousands of school kids of various ages, including environmental and biodiversity/animal protection workshops.
Pour la Terre has the endorsement and support of UNESCO, The PRINCE ALBERT II of MONACO Foundation, UNEP, UNRIC, the EARTH CHARTER, WWF France, The NICOLAS HULOT Foundation, The ESTHER de POMMERY FOUNDATION, ECO-ART, Association de Maires, SMEG MONACO, REGION VERTE and others. Artists working and featured with Pour la Terre include STING, STEREOPHONICS, YANNICK NOAH, JOHN BUTLER TRIO, YVES DUTEIL, MICKEY3D, etc.
UNESCO has named Nicole "U.N Artist for Sustainable Development".