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Charlie Lenglez

Cora’s Journey in Los Portales ecovillage

Cora has been living since October 2018 in Los Portales, an ecovillage founded 40 years ago in Southern Andalusia. She moved there with her partner Jan and their two children, Sam and Yuma, 12-and-9-year old right n...
Teija Timilsina

Jaana’s journey to Sustainable Living with Jalotus

Jaana had spent most of her life working in IT. Now, recently unemployed, she found herself yearning for something more fulfilling, something that connected her back to her core values, people and the planet in a meanin...
Carmen Contreras

10 years of inspiring change: ECOLISE Stories to Catalyze Collective Action training

The Stories to Catalyze Collective Action training took place from May 7-11, 2024, at the Arterra Bizimodu ecovillage in north of Spain, bringing together around 45 in-person participants and another 25 online. This eve...
Duncan Crowley

We Are Voices of Ecology – Seeking youth to join WAVE

Are you a youth climate activist, or youth worker, based in Belgium? Are you passionate about raising the voices of Europe’s climate youth for real change? Are you interested in becoming a WAVE ambassador for ...
ECOLISE

A Just Transition for Torry

Communities of Torry, an economically disadvantaged area of Scotland, reclame the power to make it a healthy place to live. ...
Maja Flajsig

Healing Waters: The Story of Tamera Ecovillage

My mother is a hydrologist. Growing up, I heard the usual – close the tap while brushing your teeth, don’t shower so long… But there were some additions to it coming from a professional. From an early age, I u...
Annette Flinterman

Nurturing Nature and Community in Frankfurt

In many cities, there is a great need for more living space, but at the same time, cities also need more green space to counteract air pollution and, above all, the warming caused by climate change. In Frankfurt, there ...
ECOLISE

Communities fight the heat in Budapest

Community-led initiatives like CoolCO know local needs best; yet their activities are not adequately supported ...
ECOLISE

Community action to protect nature

The Guggenheim Urdaibai Stop platform mobilizes local communities to prevent the construction of a new Guggenheim museum in the heart of the Urdaibai Biosphere Reserve. ...
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