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  • Angry world leaders vow to defend climate pact after Trump pull-out

    (02 June 2017) – World leaders reacted with anger and defiance after President Donald Trump yesterday announced the United States, the world’s second biggest carbon emitter, was quitting the 2015 Paris Agreement. With France’s Emmanuel Macron taking the lead, they lashed Trump’s decision as misguided and vowed to defend an

  • Elemental Activism: Shamanic Empowerment for Environmental and Social Action

    A weekend residential workshop exploring the use of shamanic tools to support practical action towards environmental and social change, in the spirit of approaches such as Inner Transition, ‘Zone 00’ permaculture, and Sandra Ingerman’s Medicine for the Earth. Through shamanic journeying, nature connection, sacred sound and firewalking, participants will experience

  • International transformative training of trainers course offered in Scotland

    (1 June 2017)- Gaia Education, which specialises in strengthening the capacities of educators and multipliers to help transform communities, is offering its next Training of Trainers on the 17th June near Findhorn Ecovillage in Scotland. This course aims to unleash participants’ abilities to facilitate transformative learning environments and host multi-stakeholder

  • Welcome to the Evoneers’ Journey!

    (23 May 2017) – At the crossroads of entrepreneurship, personal empowerment and social innovation, the SIRCle project has created its first ripples across Europe. We take stock of the achievements of this pioneering initiative. The Erasmus+ SIRCle project seeks to address one of the most pressing needs of our time,

  • Permaculture lessons from Portugal: arid land to a fertile Eden

    (18 May 2017) – Through simple permaculture practices such as digging swales (ditches) and creating water retention spaces, ecology experts at the Tamera community in southern Portugal have transformed an area on the brink of desertification – and say they can do the same anywhere in the world, reports Anna

  • Öppet Hus – Europeiska dagen för hållbara samhällen

    We will be opening the doors of our ecovillage community for visitors to see the ecovillage, our innovation and cooperation projects, to contribute with some practical work such as harvesting and enjoying eco-fika and a cultural programme in the sun. One special event during the day will be the 4

  • Education for Sustainable Communities

    “Education for Sustainable Communities” is a co-creative gathering taking place from 20 to 23 September 2017 in the scenic Dalmatian town of Šibenik. Representatives of transformative learning projects, initiatives and institutions engaged in community, adult or higher education are invited to share their visions and experiences and to build joint

  • Transition and citizen-led sustainability groups inspire European municipalities to action

    (9 May 2017) – Across Europe municipalities are teaming up with Transition Network and other citizen-led movements to help boost their efforts in creating sustainable change. In Brussels, Belgium, an upcoming gathering of citizen-led sustainability initiatives on 13 May 2017 will consider the relationship between public authorities and the region’s

  • Information for Action on Climate Change

    (8 May 2017) – A new international project has begun to produce a website compiling crucial information about practical steps that, if widely adopted, would support reduction of atmospheric carbon dioxide concentrations to below critical thresholds for climate change. ‘Information for Action on Climate Change’ is being spearheaded by the

  • ECOLISE launches new book: ‘Resilience, Community Action and Societal Transformation’

    (4 May 2017) – Resilience, Community Action and Societal Transformation: People, Place, Practice, Power, Politics and Possibility in Transition is a cutting-edge collection of reporting, theory, commentary and analysis at the interface of research and practice towards community resilience. Its content ranges from first hand accounts of the Transition Movement