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Scientific Vegetarianism

gyumolcsok„Well-planned vegan and other types of vegetarian diets are appropriate for all stages of life, including pregnancy, lactation, infancy, childhood and adolescence,”  was declared in an article of a science magazine (Canadian Journal of Dietetic Practice and Research, 2003. Vol 64. No 2).

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Krishna Valley in The Times

times_2009febr_kicsiEven The Times magazine took notice of the sustainable community of Krishna Valley. With the headline “Self sufficiency” an article with a huge picture was published in the magazine’s issue of 9 February, 2009. Read the rest of this entry »

Save the World, Be a Vegetarian!

dscn1661-300x225Scientific facts corroborate, anyone can easily become environmentalist. Join the populous camp of vegetarians!

 –  Will I be healthy?
–  Yes, you will.

Compared to meat consumers, the chances for vegetarians to get various diseases of vascular and digestive systems or high blood pressure are 30-70% less. Read the rest of this entry »

Weather Makers: Meat Consumption and Climate Change

husevesEven if connection between meat consumption and climate change is a clear fact according to scientific researches, it does not get appropriate publicity and attention. Meat production is one of the major reasons of climate change. Animal breeding farms and factories produce several million tons of CO2 and methane per year. Read the rest of this entry »

Contact us!

contact11Our address:

Eco Valley Foundation
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8th Winter Assembly of Hungarian Ecovillages (23-25 January, 2009)

biofaluIt was the greatest interest ever shown in the Hungarian Ecovillage Winter Assembly this year. More than 140 attendants participated in Máriahalom. Perhaps global crisis, high unemployment, gas scarcity on the coldest days of winter together forced a lot of people to think over how to continue in Hungary. Read the rest of this entry »

Models for Environmental Crisis Management

dsc_6339Even city dwellers have several choices to actively take part in reducing climate crisis. Many tiny GREEN changes remarkably contribute to decrease present and approaching crises. However, those who take their roll seriously even try to get out from the consumer society’s madness. Gradual reduction of demands improve every individual’s inner harmony and tranquility, rather than accumulating newer and newer goods. Read the rest of this entry »

Eco-logically

gyogytea2_kicsiThis year our Eco-logic Clubs will start with the contribution of partner universities and colleges.
The topic of the first meeting will be the following: “Sustainability is feasible.”
The know-how of feasible sustainability will be available on the website later…
We invite everyone interested to a discussion beginning with a short presentation. Read the rest of this entry »

Eco Valley Research Seminar at University of Pécs

pte_cimerOnly a couple of months passed since the ratification of cooperation agreement between the Eco Valley Program and University of Pécs. The signatory to the agreement, the Department of European Ethnology and Cultural Anthropology of the University has already announced the “Eco Valley Research Seminar”. Read the rest of this entry »

Krishna Valley: Excellent in Sustainability

paraszthazDescription and evaluation of Hungarian eco-villages is compiled in a thesis at Eötvös Loránd University (Budapest). Beáta Hári, student of ELTE Institute of Geography and Earth Sciences chose a very interesting and relevant topic for her thesis. Read the rest of this entry »

 

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