• Farming for Biodiversity: Promising approaches wanted

    (14 February 2017) – The Solution Search project is looking to identify and reward the most promising approaches to conserving biodiversity on agricultural lands. You could win up to $30,000 with additional side prizes for community/social impact, food security/nutrition impact, biodiversity impact and water impact. All finalists will attend a

  • Permaculture for Farms Conference

    (09 February 2017) – The European Permaculture Network has just received a grant from the Visegrad Fund to conduct, on 17-19 July in Prague, a conference on permaculture farming and farm visits in Central Europe. The event will gather the best European permaculture farmers and experts, and participants will have

  • 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