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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 »

Harvesting Amarant with Oxen


The oxmen of Krishna Valley have made a short video on the harvesting of the locally produced amaranth. The Center of Cow Protection in Krishna Valley welcomes everyone interested in cows and oxen, as well as oxwork. You have an opportunity for personal consulting, and even to watch ox-work in the field according to seasonal work.

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Cowspiracy Cowspiracy is the film that environmental organizations don’t want you to see!

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Another Story…

909524The Story of Solutions is another ‘story’ of Annie Leonard and her team which explores how we can move our economy in a more sustainable and just direction, starting with orienting ourselves toward a new goal.  Read the rest of this entry »


This year’s annual conference for ISKCON’s (International Society for Krishna Consciousness) farming communities in Europe was held in Jandelsbrunn, Germany between September 16 and 18.

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The Ocean Cleanup Project

bottleThe issue here is similar to our last post: using PET bottles and other plastic materials, humanity is making a strong impact on nature by polluting its environment. Read the rest of this entry »

Remember the Story of Stuff

StoryOfStuff_logoWe are completely sure that many of you remember Annie Leonard’s presentation on the Story of Stuff. It might not address all the contemporary issues our society has to face, but it certainly gets to the point about some of them. Read the rest of this entry »

Pillars of Sustainability Once Again

Enthused by success from last year we organized the Pillars of Sustainability Seminar this September. The participants came from various countries just like a year ago when attendees came for the adult learners’ workshop, which was subsidized by the Tempus Foundation, i.e. the Hungarian representative of European Commission. This seminar in September was officially advertized in the Grundtvig Training Database and therefore, those people came for the course who applied and won a Grundtvig grant in the category of Visits and exchanges in their home country.

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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.