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An EDE course inspires an animators imagination to share alternative futures

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We sat down with a remarkably inspirational man who channels his skills in communication and animation to create an uplifting, alternative world in the face of our converging crises. Discover the advertising agency he created in Spain that has worked on many projects for international NGOs. Learn how his experience on one of our EDE programmes in Majorca stirred him to create a film series envisioning a positive alternative future based on current ideas, movements and solutions. 

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Discover a free university, grounding Brazilian youth in regenerative & transformative education

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We sat down with Gabriela Cilento Conti Montenegro, manager, creator, tutor & mastermind behind Collab Jovem. We find out how she made  this free, sustainable, transformative educational facility helps youth to appropriate who they are in the world, giving them a deeper sense of self and grounding, laying the foundation to transform themselves and their communities. She tells us why these kinds of facilities are so important as we push for change within our world and we discover some of the chal…

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How can I save the planet?

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Without trying to be a bit of a know-it-all here, the planet really does not need us to be saved. The planet is the molten rock with a thin peel around. This planet will be around until the sun explodes. That will take another 4.6 billion years. 

The question is, however, understandable because we all realise that planet Earth is our home, and we all know what the overwhelming majority of sane scientists are telling us: our planet’s Climate is overheating, its biodiversity is decreasing rapidly…

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'Our Time on Earth' - art exhibition reflection

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This article is written by Yan Teixeira, based in Brazil, he is Gaia Educations E-learning Associate. This is a reflection on the 'Our Time on Earth' exhibition that was held at The Barbican Centre, London. Yan brings his regenerative wisdom & heart-centred systems viewpoint to reflect upon the art exhibit and the messages it shared. 

The exhibition aims to immerse you in alternative ideas & perspectives on the way we live and interact with nature. It combines people from art, design, academia,…

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Ecosystem Restoration Summit 2022

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Gaia Education is pleased to announce the Ecosystem Restoration Summit from the 2nd of September to the 10th. More than 15 amazing talks with experts from all over the world, and everything for free.  

Programme

September 2

10 AM UTC - Ecosystems Restoration Camps
Ashleigh Brown & Pieter van de Gaag

5 PM UTC - Ecosystems Restoration Design Course Q&A with facilitators and alumni
Silvia Di Blasio & Yan Teixeira 

8 PM UTC - Healing our seas, people and planet!
Kym Chi & Harriet Trower




September 3…

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Youth Action and wellbeing

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Lately, Gaia Education as an organisation has been focusing more on youth and offering sustainability education for young people. We believe this is where a massive change can happen as most young people will have to live in a world with continuously worsening climate crises. Bringing the 4-dimensional framework and curriculum to universities, schools, and different youth initiatives can significantly impact the participant's nature connection and worldview and help them join or start their own …

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Learn about the 4 dimensional framework in the Foundation for Intentional community webinar

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The purpose of Foundation for Intentional Community (FIC) is bring communities around the world together into a hub to share knowledge, resources and connect with each other to build a movement. 

The Foundation for Intentional Community (FIC) has over 35 years of partnership with hundreds of intentional communities around the world. At a time when people are desperate for more social connection and answers to complex problems, intentional communities offer hope in an increasingly broken world. …

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How do we cool our cities as temperatures sore & heatwaves increase?

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If you've been sweating in your linens this summer and sticking your head in the fridge to get respite from the heat, you're not alone. Europe & other parts of the world are experiencing more intense and frequent heat waves yearly. Although there are many reasons this is happening; warming of the oceans, melting of the polar ice caps, changes in the jet stream and global warming, 'natural climate variability can make it difficult to tease out specific influences'... 

One thing's certain; human ac…

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Heading Towards Regenerative Futures

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A short letter from our much loved Jane Rasbash, who's an integral pillar in Gaia Educations operations, projects, curriculum, processes and as a whole. Jane takes us on a journey through Myanmar, Thailand and Scotland, giving us a short overview of her journey. She has been and continues to be a huge advocate for underserved communities and grassroots activists.  



A Journey allying with Gaia Education   

- Jane Rasbash 


In 1996 whilst living at Wongsanit Ashram in Thai…

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What is sustainable education? What is transformative learning?

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In the description of many of the Gaia Education courses, you'll come across phrases like; "creating a sustainable learning model" and "helping you build a regenerative life". But what do these terms and phrases mean?

The world of sustainability is no stranger to buzzwords and trends, but how can you identify authenticity from greenwashing phrases we so often see across society; in retail, supermarkets, and cosmetics branding. 

Terms like 'paradigm shift', 'regenerative change', and 'transformat…

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