• Resilience, Community Action & Societal Transformation

    (07 February 2017) – ‘Resilience, Community Action & Societal Transformation’, an ECOLISE publication, is a unique collection bridging research, theory and practical action to create more resilient societies. It includes accounts from people and organisations at the front line of efforts to build community resilience, cutting edge theory and analysis

  • New Economy & Social Innovation (Malaga, Spain, 19-22 April 2017)

    (31 January 2017) – ECOLISE is supporting the efforts of the Global Hub for the Common Good in organizing the first Global Forum, “New Economy & Social Innovation “ – NESI, to be held from 19th to the 22nd April 2017 in Malaga (Spain). The NESI Forum aims to bring

  • Taking a bird’s-eye view: the 4th meeting of national networks of GEN Europe

    (18 January 2017) – After Torri Superiore (Italy), Los Portales (Spain), Park Istra (Slovenia) the fourth venue for the GEN national network meeting was Lebensbogen (Germany). 21 representatives from 12 countries gathered on 13-15 January to review and celebrate activities in 2016, and to develop plans for 2017. Many countries

  • The GROW Observatory needs your help!

    (16 January 2017) – The GROW Observatory invites you to take part in a 15 minute survey to help inform how it develops. It is a short questionnaire that was put together to make sure that the project reflects and represents the needs, wants and desires of a variety of

  • ECOLISE recruits for its first paid roles!

    (20 December 2016) – ECOLISE is recruiting for three part-time positions: Communications coordinator, Policy coordinator and Knowledge and learning coordinator. ECOLISE, the European network for community-led initiatives on climate change and sustainability, is now at an exciting stage in its development and is currently establishing three new paid roles. Together

  • Latest TRANSIT newsletter published

    (15 December 2016) – TRANSIT (TRANsformative Social Innovation Theory) has just published the December 2016 edition of its newsletter. Though autumn is an unavoidably busy time for many, the TRANSIT researchers have been in overdrive, pushing forward their work on transformative social innovation and inching ever-closer to a final theory,

  • World’s surface water: a new interactive tool to guide climate action

    (12 December 2016) – The Global Surface Water Explorer is a new online interactive mapping tool consisting of 3 million satellite images that will be accessible to everyone and serve to improve European and global policies for example on climate change and water management. The maps, developed by the European

  • Become an Ecological Designer

    (12 December 2016) – Do you want to learn to create elegant solutions carefully adapted to the bio-cultural uniqueness of this place? If you do, then becoming an ecological designer is for you. The ecological dimension of Gaia Education’s online course will give you the skills to become an Ecological

  • ECOLISE General Assembly 2017

    (08 December 2016) – Registration is now open for the ECOLISE General Assembly 2017. Registration is now open for the ECOLISE General Assembly 2017 (deadline 15 Jan. 2017), which will take place in Amalurra, Spain, from the 6-8 March 2017. While this event is primarily for ECOLISE members, there are

  • May East: ‘Race is on to reverse climate change’

    (07 December 2016) – On 2 December The Scotsman published an article by May East, the Chief Executive of Gaia Education, on the urgent need for climate action. Recently the Commonwealth Secretariat launched a new initiative: “Regenerative Development to Reverse Climate Change”. An initial two-day meeting brought together biologists, ecologists,