• Video: Design for Sustainability & Organic Food Systems Learning Journey

    Gaia Education in partnership with the University of Catania is conducting of series of Education for Sustainable Development (ESD) courses to address the convergence of humanitarian and economic crises in Sicily by supporting the professionalisation of migrants and unemployed youth in the context of the rich agricultural legacy of…


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  • Gaia Education Maximizing the Edges

    Gaia Education, an international NGO providing education for sustainable development at local level, has published a short video displaying a decade of the organisation’s international development work in less than five minutes. The programmes are running across the world empowering communities in vulnerable areas and assisting them in adapting their…


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  • Gaia Education Design for Sustainability E-learning Programme

    Gaia Education’s E-learning programme ’Design for Sustainability’ is starting on the 17th of October! The course encapsulates the most effective and essential knowledge and design experience found in the successful sustainable communities and transition projects globally. It will provide you with the knowledge and confidence to take an active…


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  • Design for Sustainability and Organic Food Systems

    In 2015 it was estimated that there were 244 million migrants globally. The reasons for human migration are many; economics, conflict and the effects of climate change are some of the highest contributing factors and some migrants find themselves in lands quite different to their home. Starting a new…


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  • Free training course on financing local development projects

    (04 October 2016) – The Covenant of Mayors and Eurocities are organising, in Brussels on 28-29 November, a training course on financing sustainable local development projects. The two-day training is open to representatives of cities signatory to the Covenant of Mayors initiative and currently working on a development…


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  • The large scale roll-out of electric cars on EU roads…

    (30 September 2016) – The large scale roll-out of electric cars on EU roads will help fight climate change but more electricity will have to be generated to power the vehicles which, the European Environment Agency (EEA) has warned, could have its own impact on global warming. The European…


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  • Swedish break-through for community-run micro-biogas in Europe

    Biogas is a renewable energy source that is slowly getting more traction in Europe. It is freshly-produced methane, the ecological equivalent to its more well-known sister product, fossil-fuel natural gas. While much of Europe is heated by non-renewable natural gas, industries are run on natural gas and cars are…


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  • Energy in the European Union

    (20 September 2016) – Statistics can help to make the complex process of energy more understandable. This is the aim of the digital publication Shedding light on energy in the EU – A guided tour of energy statistics issued today by Eurostat. This digital publication will serve in…


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  • Linking Schools with Communities – A European Training Seminar

    (19 September 2016) – The School for Resilience! project (SfR) organises in Cloughjordan Ecovillage, County Tipperary, Ireland, on 10th and 11th of October 2016, a European Training Seminar. This seminar will introduce a new approach in environmental education for schools, development education and Education for Sustainable Development, using a Place…


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  • September Permaculture News

    (15 September 2016) – The September issue of the Permaculture Association’s newsletter focuses on Convergence 2016. More than 325 people came together at the Nell Bank Centre for this year’s Convergence. It was a weekend of learning, conversing, organising, laughing, and dancing. Photos have been added to Flickr, and a short…


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