Led by the vision to promote sustainable development of the individual, the society and the Earth, Dr. Ibrahim Abouleish began to cultivate the hot, arid sandy ground of Egypt. Here, he...more
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16.06.2015The Miracle in the Desert - Sekem / Egypt
16.06.2015Editorial GEN Newsletter June 2015 - 20 Years of GEN: 20 Years of Regeneration – Coming Home to our Planet
20 years ago, a group around the Danish couple Hildur and Ross Jackson founded the Global Ecovillage Network, launched at an Ecovillage Conference at Findhorn. They understood that the power of...more
15.06.2015Learning is Living - La Cité Ecologique, Canada and USA
La Cité Ecologique started in Canada in 1984 as an alternative school based on holistic education. Today La Cité has two ecovillages - one in Quebec with 90 inhabitants and another in New...more
15.06.2015The Final Push: - As Time decreases, Intensity increases!
15.06.2015How to Treat Volunteers? - And why are People Volunteering in Ecovillages?
Many motives have been put forward for the reason why people go abroad and look for volunteering work. As a volunteer himself, Rolf Grooten, 70, from Holland, raised the question in the...more