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What if the global economy was like the Amazon Rainforest?
Happy 97th Birthday to Sir David Attenborough (May 8th)!
A perfect time to bring you an excerpt from his book, 'A Life on Our Planet.' This excerpt imagines a world economy that resembles the Amazon rainforest rather than one that values growth at all costs. If we are to live sustainably, we must connect and learn from nature in all areas of life, as we are the only species that live outside of the laws of nature.
This chapter highlights the need to transform our economic systems that look aft…
Discovering the Unseen: A Review of "The Book of Trespass" by Nick Hayes
Hayes, an illustrator and writer, uses his artistic flair and engaging storytelling to paint a vivid picture of a world hidden behind walls and fences. His work delves into the history of land ownership i…
Join the Free Masterclass with Helena Norberg-Hodge and Learn How to Build Sustainable Communities
Are you passionate about creating a sustainable future and building resilient communities? Look no further! Gaia Education is hosting a free masterclass with Helena Norberg-Hodge, a leading advocate for sustainable communities and founder of Local Futures. This exclusive event is open to all interested in the vital role of localisation in addressing global challenges.
Who is Helena Norberg-Hodge?
Helena Norberg-Hodge is an author, filmmaker, and pioneer in the localization movement. With decad…
New Training of Trainers Program in Damanhur, Italy: Learn to Teach Sustainability and Make a Positive Impact!
Are you passionate about sustainability and want to become a trainer and educator? Then join us for the Training of Trainers (ToT) program in Damanhur, Italy, in September 2023!
The ToT program is designed to equip individuals with the skills and knowledge to teach and facilitate sustainability-related courses and workshops. In this program, you will learn from experienced sustainability trainers and educators and gain hands-on experience designing and delivering engaging and interactive worksh…
Discover the World of Ecosystem Restoration Design with Gaia Education and Ecosystem Restoration Camps!
Get ready to dive deep into the world of ecosystem restoration design! Gaia Education, in partnership with Ecosystem Restoration Camps, is excited to announce the upcoming course on ecosystem restoration design, starting on March 22, 2023.
The course is designed for anyone interested in learning about the principles and practices of ecosystem restoration design, including permaculture designers, restoration practitioners, land managers, and more. Throughout five modules, you will gain a compreh…
Introducing Ubiquity University
Give a warm welcome to our newest partner - Ubiquity University
"Ubiquity believes in educating the whole person. We want you to discover your passion, unlock your potential and create positive change. That means activating your head in the pursuit of knowledge, your heart in the development of self-mastery, and your hands to make a real-world impact."
We hope this is the start of a fruitful partnership between two dedicated global educational institutions serving you, the global community. Ubi…
This article was written by Gaia Education certified trainer Albert Bates.
Gaia Education’s online programme Design for Sustainability offers you an opportunity to learn practical effective ways to create the change we all seek in your community. The Ecological Design dimension of the course starts on 9 January 2023 and there are a limited amount of places left for this edition, so sign up now.
Assume that, all of a sudden, we were to awaken to the existential threat posed by our addiction t…
The EDE adventure continued in France for the second successive year!
In October 2022, 25 participants gathered in the ecovillage Sainte-Camelle to explore community living and a regenerative lifestyle – a deep, transformative, joyful and rich experience, at the heart of Life!
As an EDE team, we took this opportunity for a second edition to strengthen the foundations of the program in a French context and to take further steps towards enriching this transformative experience
aiming for a regenerative culture. The list of highlights and learnings is vast …
Principles and Practices of Deep Transformation
A new cycle of the Principles and Practices of Deep Transformation is launching again on the 25th February!
Note that this course also applies to the Holiday campaign if you purchase a £60 coupon for a loved one or for yourself.
Register now and guarantee a spot!
Learn the principles and practice of Deep Transformation
This course, based largely on the work of Jeremy Lent’s recent book The Web of Meaning, but also drawing on many other diverse sources, lays out principles and practices …
Reflections on CoP27
This article was written by Gaia Education board member Tim Clarke on his reflections of going to CoP27 in Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt.
Now that a bit of dust has settled on the frenetic networking and deal-making of COP27, the Gaia Education COP delegation team, Fasil Bogale (CFO) and Tim Clarke (Trustee), have had time to
reflect on the successes and challenges of the event. They are also asking themselves how, if at all, Gaia Education should continue to interact with COP in the coming years.