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Embracing Holistic Sustainability: Empowering people to Lead Change in Their Communities

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In our rapidly changing world, we face numerous deep and pressing concerns. Global inequality, climate change, wars, biodiversity loss, unrestrained urbanisation, and destructive economic growth are just a few of the challenges we must address. These issues demand our immediate attention and action. It is time for each of us to step up and take an active role in redesigning and co-creating a healthier, more fulfilling world.

At Gaia Education, we believe that educatio…

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Gaia Education is hiring! Part time Office Administrator - Ecovillage Findhorn office

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Gaia Education (GE) is an award-winning provider of holistic sustainability education that supports communities around the world to thrive using regenerative practices. We offer online and face-to-face courses, resources, and projects, all based on our 4D Whole Systems Design Framework.

Drawing from the experience and expertise of a network of some of the most successful transition settings, ecovillages, and community projects across Earth, Gaia Education works in over 55 countries with over 20…

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A select team of facilitators awaits you in Findhorn!

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Gaia Education and Ecovillage Findhorn have teamed up to offer you an incredible learning opportunity and community living experience.

There are two courses in sequence (you can choose to participate in both or just one of them), which will provide an immersion in Findhorn and the principles, concepts and ethics that support one of the oldest ecovillages in the world. Plus, you will be supported by a select team of facilitators and teachers who will enhance your journey with a lot of knowledge …

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EDE Gaia Education, a potência de um programa versátil na experiência do ciclo Gaia vivA

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*Texto escrito por Lara Freitas e Marina Dain, organizadoras e facilitadoras do ciclo Gaia Viva.


O ciclo Gaia vivA foi a resposta que encontramos para a necessidade que tínhamos, durante a Pandemia, de continuar realizando o EDE (Ecovillage Design Education). Esse impulso nos levou a a essa rica experiência que foi redesenhar o programa do curso presencial para o online.

Em 2021, realizamos a primeira edição, 100% online/ao vivo. Inicialmente ficamos apreensivas de como seria o EDE sem senta…

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Historic Win for Europe's Nature: the Nature Restoration Law

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After extensive discussions, the EU has ratified the Nature Restoration Law, a pioneering regulation designed to rehabilitate Europe's deteriorating ecosystems and enhance biodiversity.

Understanding the Nature Restoration Law

The Nature Restoration Law sets an ambitious target to rejuvenate at least 20 percent of the EU’s terrestrial and marine areas by 2030, with a further goal of restoring all degraded ecosystems by 2050. This unprecedented, continent-spanning legislation mandates specific …

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Permaculture design course in Findhorn

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The Findhorn Ecovillage is one of the biggest and oldest ecovillages in Europe. It is a tangible demonstration of the links between the spiritual, social, ecological and economic aspects of life and is a synthesis of some of the most regenerative practises on human habitats.

It is a constantly evolving model used as a teaching resource by a number of university and school groups as well as by professional organisations and municipalities worldwide.


Join us for a Permaculture Design course in…

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EDE in Nile - Embracing the Journey of Transformation

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This post has been taken from Nile Journeys newsletter. It is a Gaia certified Ecovillage Design Education programme. 

You can find more info about EDEs here


In a world of challenges and opportunities, the Nile bio-regions stand at a crossroads, embodying the potential for unprecedented transformation. Amidst this pivotal moment, we at the Nile Journeys continue to weave a tapestry of regenerative and collaborative efforts, reflecting a deep commitment to nurturing life-affirming actions a…

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🍃 Explore with CURIOSOIL: Join Our Expert Communit

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We would love to share some news about our CURIOSOIL Project with you. 

This email coincides with International Compost Awareness Week, a brilliant reminder of the importance of returning organic matter – compost – back to our soils and a great occasion to reaffirm CURIOSOIL's commitment to soil education and sustainability.

Read on for updates, news and events from the world of soil!


About CURIOSOIL

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CURIOSOIL (Awakening Soil Curiosity to Catalyse Soil Literacy) is a four-year, EU co-fun…

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Is the Neoliberal Citadel Beginning to Crumble?

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Photo: Angus Deaton, a Princeton professor renowned for his meticulousness, has won the 2015 Nobel Prize for economics.PHOTOGRAPH BY JEWEL SAMAD / AFP / GETTY


 15 April 2024 - an Article by Jonathan Dawson @ Gaia Education [jonathan.dawson@gaiaeducation.org]

A remarkable article by economics Nobel laureate, Angus Deaton, has recently rolled off the press. It comprises a thoroughgoing critique of the very foundations of neoliberal economic philosophy and practice from one of its leading propo…

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