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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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Govardhan Eco Village Wins Prestigious UN WTO Award in Tourism

Govardhan Eco Village (GEV) won a prestigious United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) Award for India on 18th January in Madrid, leading over 55 countries in the category of ‘Innovation in Non-Governmental Organizations’.

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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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The Ozone Layer is Still a Problem

ozone_layerYou might all recall that our ozone layer protects us (and basically all life on Earth) from harmful sun rays. Before 1979, the recorded concentration of the Ozone layer had not dipped below 220 Dobson Units, which is an acceptable value. However, ever since then, it has been dramatically thinning.

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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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Cutting Down the Amazon at Alarming Rates

brazil3Rondônia, Brazil was once home to 51.4 million acres of gorgeous, life-giving rainforest, however, in the last three decades humans have destroyed a large amount of that forest.

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Global Climate Change: Shocking NASA Animation

GISTEMP_Dec2015_globe_C_print-62606First signs of weather extremes equal to global climate change…

Twenty years ago I was in high school, when this assumption has already been evident for me. Now, we all know that there are some people questioning global climate change (if it is happening at all!), and then others are considering it as straightforward result of a conspiracy theory.

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The Ocean

The earth_handsIn 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 Ocean and take action.

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The (Death of) Aral Sea

aral-picProbably many of you have heard this story…

Once upon a time there was a wonderful lake in the border region of Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan and Turkmenistan. The lake was fed by two abundant streams, the Amu Darya from south and the Syr Darya from east. The lake’s area was 68,000 square kilometres and it was considered the world’s fourth largest inland sea.

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Something to Think About

earthSomething to think about – Mother nature is speaking.

“I’ve always been an environmentalist, but my life changed the day I had children. I realized that I wasn’t doing enough to protect the planet. People need nature and of course I want my children to have the best possible opportunity in life. I also realized how important it was for me to raise them to be conscientious people that are aware of their impact on the Earth.” (Julia Roberts)

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