Archive for the ‘Education / Research’ Category

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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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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A New Film – Simple Living, High Thinking

slht-logo-lastComing to the finalization of our project Simple Living, High Thinking, our partner organization, Sanga has finished the educational movie. The film is inspired by the main idea of the project and we sincerely hope it is going to be an inspiration for all those who are interested in this concept and lifestyle.

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Trailer of Simple Living, High Thinking Educational Film

24629_447705925311890_1397828991_nOne of our partner organizations, Sanga from Czechia has launched the trailer of the educational film we are making within the Simple Living, High Thinking project. The film is inspired by the main idea of the project and we sincerely hope it is going to be an inspiration for all who are interested in this lifestyle.

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New Teacher Training Mobility

Our organization has got support for the project Learn 2 Teach, Teach 2 Learn, which is a teacher training mobility under Erasmus+ KA1 Adult Education program.

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Project Meeting in Hungary

4-First-MeetingOur project had its second meeting in Hungary, in the beautiful setting of Krishna Valley spiritual community, the foremost model community of the Eco Valley Foundation. One of our participant and project partner, Lara Orlic has written a report about the meeting, which describes her experience and highlights about the event. Enjoy reading!

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Experiences of the Project Meeting in Sweden

IMG_1007 copy‘Human life is meant for simple living and high thinking.’

(A. C. Bhaktivedanta Swami: The Nectar of Devotion, 1st chapter, 2nd verse, purport)

 

The ‘Simple Living – High Thinking’ project of the Eco Valley Foundation won a grant from the Erasmus+ programme of the European Union. 40 youth workers and young people will participate in this training project for adults. They represent 5 partner organisations from Belgium, the Czech Republic, Hungary, Sweden and Slovenia. Read the rest of this entry »

Simple Living, High Thinking

erasmus-plusThe Eco Valley Foundation has been awarded a grant in the Erasmus+ project entitled “Simple living-high thinking” by the European Commission. This project is a Strategic Partnership project involving 40 youth workers and youth from 5 partner organisations from Belgium, Czech Republic, Hungary, Slovenia and Sweden.

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La Guerre des Graines

La Guerre des Graines is a documentary film about how multinational companies try to expel local and regional varieties of seeds and self-sufficient seed production. It seems that war against food dependency is on the rise…

Watch the trailer of the film here.

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What Really Happens to Your Plastic When You Throw it Away?

plastic-1000x500Have you ever wondered what happens to plastic when you throw it away? Read the rest of this entry »

 

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