Amazon Blaze: Is it Worse than in Previous Years?
Greenpeace Protest Plastic Pollution With Lifesize Whales In Budapest
Vast tracts of forest in Brazil and elsewhere in the world have also been burning this year, and the extent of the fires has sparked outrage around the world. Siberia, one of the coldest places on Earth, is on fire. The Amazon, one of the wettest places on Earth, is on fire. Fires are burning […]
Ox Training Seminar in the Model Community
Greenpeace activists assembled life-sized sculptures of two whales emerging from a sea of plastic waste in front of Hungarian Parliament. The large whales, made out of paper, were assembled to raise awareness about disposable plastic waste pollution in the different seas. As local Greenpeace activists said, We expect the Hungarian government to ban single-use plastic […]
Dominion: A Call to Action
An Ox Training Seminar was held in Krishna Valley in one of the model communities of Eco Valley Foundation. The founders of ISCOWP travelled to Krishna Valley farming community in Hungary to help present the week-long Ox Training Seminar which was held between April 17 and 24. Attendees came from Croatia, Germany, the Czech Republic, […]
Dumping Plastic Waste
Dominion is a feature-length documentary presenting an uncompromising, damning exploration of the various ways animals are used and abused by humans, particularly in the meat, dairy, egg, clothing and entertainment industries. Filmed in Australia, ‘Dominion’ combines footage from handheld, hidden, and aerial drone cameras, much of it never seen before, to convey both the terrifying scale […]
It is unbelievable, but western governments are dumping millions of tonnes of plastic waste on developing countries with paradise coastlines instead of recycling it! We have all seen shocking pictures of paradise beaches choked with plastic waste. But I bet none of us knew the plastic could be from Europe, the US, and Canada. Right […]
Humanity Has Wiped out 60% of Animal Populations
Follow the water, and you can understand much of humanity’s past and future. Water makes up about 70% of the human body, and covers 70% of Earth’s surface. Importantly, however, the 70% figure for the Earth grants scant solace to our ecological crisis. Seawater—salty—accounts for 97.5% of all that water on Earth. A further 1.75% […]
Youth for Sustainability Meeting in Ljubljana
According to world’s leading scientists the huge loss is a tragedy in itself but also threatens the survival of human civilization. Humanity has wiped out 60% of mammals, birds, fish and reptiles since 1970, leading the world’s foremost experts to warn that the annihilation of wildlife is now an emergency that threatens civilisation. The new estimate […]
End of the Year Festivals = Ecological Disasters?
More than sixty ISKCON youth and twelve youth leaders participated in a project that included four inspiring youth exchanges during 2017 and 2018. Two years ago, six devotees from different organizations started to organize youth exchanges at several communities in Europe. They saw a need for ISKCON’s youth to get together, develop deep friendships, integrate […]
Direction Zagreb – Come to the ‘Joyful Leadership’ Course
Some useful ideas so that Christmas and New Year’s festivals would not become ecological disasters.
We would like to recommend you an exciting, unique opportunity we have for youth workers, young leaders and entrepreneurs, as well as organizations who work with youngsters. We would like to invite you and members of your organisation to our online course. There is no fee for the course, however, there are limited spaces, so […]