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Don't cut down the trees!

by Martina Schwarz

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Trees are not only beautiful but also important to our wellbeing and to the survival of our planet Earth!
The song can be sung with choirs, at demonstrations or another climate change event. The song can also be used in the MFL classroom. A playback version, musical notation and ideas for the MFL classroom can be found on the green album "Klimaschutz statt Klimaschmutz!" (Rodet nicht die Wälder!)


Don't cut down the Trees! © Martina Schwarz


Trees, trees, strong and sound

Deeply rooted in the ground.
Trees, trees, what do they do?

They absorb CO 2 and give us

Oxygen, oxygen, oxygen, O2! (2x)


Don’t cut down the forests! (Don’t cut down the forests!)
Don’t cut down the trees! (Don’t cut down the trees!)


Trees and woods are the lungs of the earth (4X)


released November 6, 2022
Martina Schwarz: music & lyrics
accordion & vocals
Rupert Gillett: recording & mixing
drums, bass, e-guitar


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Martina Schwarz London, UK

Martina is a musician, composer, performer, workshop leader and educator. She creates music for theatre, film and dance as well as for community, health and educational settings.She has released several songbooks/ CDs for children and young people. She tours her language learning songs worldwide.
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