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  •    Background From 14 to 19 November 2017, a group of 31 young adults from 16 European countries came together in Heerlen, Netherlands, for the conference “Raise Your Voice”. It was organised by International Young Naturefriends (IYNF), a network originating from the Naturefriends movement, bringing together young people under the common interests of non-formal education, […]

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  • Live With Earth Last week, I was lucky to meet a very inspiring person, Rui Pessao Vasques, and to get to know more about his vision, his work, and his organization, called “Live with Earth”   During our meeting, I learned how Rui got the idea for his project, and how his passion drove him […]

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  • The term “Greenwashing” has entered the public discourse, usually as an accusation against companies trying to make themselves appear sustainable or environmentally friendly. Simply put, “Greenwashing” is a form of marketing that creates the perception that a company’s products, aims or policies are “green”. This can take on a variety of different forms, from changing […]

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  • Reflecting on “Raise Your Voice”   By Valentina Varhelyi, IYNF volunteer    More than ever, people need to come together and raise their voices on several issues, from social injustice to environment protection, political corruption and many more. These problems exist virtually everywhere, so they should be tackled at the international level. A group of […]

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  • There are many side events during the COP23, UN Climate Change Conference 2017, and they all deal with climate change. Most of them though don´t take nature into account, even though healthy ecosystems and the protection of biodiversity is a basic need for climate change mitigation and adaptation. One event, which took place in the […]

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  • Just 200 metres from the Naturefriends house Grafhorn in Lehrte (Germany), there were architectural remains found of houses from the iron age. 2600 years ago, ancestors lived there in small communities. Many questions came up within the Naturefriends in Lehrte. How did they live? Why did they choose to live here? How did the houses […]

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  • On the 14th of September, the Borderland exhibition moved once more. This time it takes place in Konstanz (Germany) in Cafe Mondial. This cafe is a meeting place in Konstanz accessible for everyone. Furthermore, it is a non-profit association enabling everyone to drink a coffee by the informal “pay what you want” approach as well […]

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  •   You need a change from daily work routine or you just finished high school and don’t know yet what to do? You are an enthusiastic person, interested in environmental and social topics, eager to learn, inspire and get inspired? You love travelling, connecting with new people and share your skills and knowledge? Then join […]

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  •   All about Sustainability What is it all about? Sustainability is a word everybody uses today. Everybody thinks it is important to be sustainable. But what does that actually mean? How can I be sustainable? What do I know about sustainability? This series is about filling the word sustainability with some meaning, content and information. […]

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  • Ecomaps is an online platform that supports IYNF’s values of sustainable traveling. There are two parts on this website. One is full of information about sustainable living and eating healthy and responsible, such as infographics, articles, charts etc. The other part contains a map, that shows you every sustainable place in currently 70 cities in […]

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