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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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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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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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maxresdefaultLiam Neeson is Ice in the series of Nature is Speaking. As you may recall from the previous videos, Conservation International shows the grandeur of nature, its power and humanity’s dependence on it. This video conveys a message of the ice caps and that we should take care of our environment. Watch the inspirational film about Ice and take action.

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What and How to Dry?

aszalt-alma-100x100Drying fruits and vegetables is one of the oldest preservation procedure that is unfairly thrust into the background. Today there are several ways to consume fruits and vegetables even in wintertime. (The edible parts of plants may be preserved for example by freezing, cooling, in the form of canned food and various chemical preservatives.)

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imagesIn the series of Nature is Speaking, Penélope Cruz is Water. The videos of Conservation International show the impressive power of nature and humanity’s dependence on it. This particular video conveys a message how we should take care of water. Watch the inspirational film about Water and take action.

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