Video Invitation to the 10th European Farm Conference

The spiritual leader of Krishna Valley’s community, Sivarama Swami, which is hosting the 10th European Farm Conference, invites participants from all over Europe and the world to take part in the annual ISKCON farm conference. Watch the video and join the conference!

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Invitation to the 10th European Farm Conference

The ISKCON GBC Ministry for Cow Protection and Agriculture, which organized conferences on simple living in four continents last year, supports the 10th European Farm Conference. The conference, themed “Back to Basics,” will be facilitated by Krishna Valley, the primary model community of the Eco Valley Foundation.

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Is It Getting Really Dangerously Hot in Here?

539wThe time-lapse below shows global temperatures for each decade, beginning with 1880. One thing is clear, the world is definitely getting warmer. According to NASA, whether the cause is human activity of natural variability — and the preponderance of evidence says it’s humans — thermometer readings all around the world have risen steadily since the beginning of the Industrial Revolution.”

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Earth Overshoot Day 2017

According to scientific research, today, August 2nd 2017, we have used the resources from nature that the planet can renew in a year! Earth Overshoot Day marks the unprecedented environmental damages we made to our planet.

In this short video, you may learn about global resource consumption and excessive use of the Earth’s resources. The narrator explains our Ecological Footprint and Earth Overshoot Day with a particular focus on the #movethedate campaign to move back the day of ecological overshoot. Watch the video, take action and help the campaign.

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Food is Money

Sivarama Swami, a spiritual leader and author, speaks about growing your own food during the harvesting festival in Krishna Valley, the primary model community of our foundation. He explains why is food so valuable, and inspires us to start producing our own foodstuffs and strive for self-sufficiency. Click below to watch the video.

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Washing Clothes by Hand… Is There an Alternative without Electricity?

Yes, there is, indeed.

To the attention of all those who would like to build their own self-sufficient systems, and of course, to those who wash by hand in absence of electricity.

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24 EU Members Call Europe to Shift to Plant-based Diet to Protect the Environment

In what might be the most amazing news coming out of Europe last year is that 24 members of the EU parliament (MEPs) have signed a letter to the European Commission President insisting on a reduction in animal agriculture, and a shift to promoting a plant-based diet.

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Flower

In the series of Nature is Speaking celebrities like Julia Roberts, Harrison Ford, Kevin Spacey, Edward Norton, Penélope Cruz, Robert Redford and Ian Somerhalder all join forces to give nature a voice. Watch the film about the Flower, which Lupita Nyong’o personifies.

People underestimate the importance of a pretty little flower, it’s role in sustainability. Their life starts with a flower, and it could end without it. So, do not hesitate, but take action.

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Sparkling Atmosphere in the Meeting of Hungarian Ecovillages

The Eco Valley Foundation organized the 16th Winter Meeting of the Hungarian Ecovillages, which was an enriching experience filled with personal connections and practical wisdom on community sustainability. During the organized and spontaneous discussions new dimensions opened up and the participants enriched each other with precious experience and ideas.

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Finalising the Teacher Training Project

You might recall that a year ago our foundation was granted a support for our teacher training project. It was an Erasmus+ project, a Learning Mobility of Individuals, specifically an Adult education staff mobility entitled “Learn 2 Teach, Teach 2 Learn”.

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The 2010 Sustainability Conference financed by the European Union, the European Regional Development Fund co-financed.