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Biodiversa en el Congreso Mundial de Bioética sobre Juventud y Protección del Medio Ambiente

Stand de Biodiversa en el Congreso

Alrededor de 400 expertos de todo el mundo participarán del 17 al 19 de Septiembre de 2018 en el Congreso Mundial de Bioética en Gijón, cuya temática de este año es “Juventud y Protección del Medio Ambiente”.

Dentro de este marco Biodiversa presenta en su stand las actividades de educación ambiental que realiza.

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Connecting with Nature: results

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Participants of Connecting with Nature. From left to right, standing: Iñigo, Hovhannes, Sarah, Noa, Agnese, Agita, Estefi, Flo, Sandra, Toni, Mikayel, Zara, Serbal, Kristina, Shhirin, Eni, Liene, David, Seb and Sole. From left to tight, squatting: Esther, Sorin, Masa, Isa, Álvaro, Catarina and Lydia. The countries represented were: Armenia, Albania, Austria, Germany, Latvia, Portugal, Moldova, Serbia and Spain.

We are happy to say that all the objectives of the project were met! We asked participants how far they thought that each objective was achieved and this is what they said Sigue leyendo

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Connecting with Nature in “3” words

We asked participants to describe our latest training course “Connecting with Nature” in 3 words. This is what we got: wordle C2N 3

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Connecting with Nature: testimonies

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3,2,1… Connecting with Nature!

Our next greatest training course is starting 3 days from now! (Monday 18th May). 24 lucky participants from 9 different countries will gather in the valley of Gods (Asturias, Spain) to experience some serious nature connection.

This training course will be aimed at helping young people living in urban areas to re-connect with their natural environment. We believe that if young people learn to appreciate nature, they will live happier and become more responsible citizens. This has been verified by a recent study by the RSPB: “when young people are connected to nature, it has positive impacts on their education, physical health, emotional wellbeing, and personal and social skills, and helps them to become responsible citizens”. Sigue leyendo

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Training Course “Supporting Youth Creating Green Start-Ups” – video

This video was created by Toms Treimanis, a Latvian artist who participated in our training course “Supporting Youth Creating Green Start-Ups”, from 16th to 24th April 2015, with videos and images taken during the training course. Enjoy!

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Green Entrepreneurship: call for participants

Green Entrepreneurship 1st TC logo

UPDATE:  due to some last-minute cancellations we have some free places for lucky and flexible people travelling from Spain, Portugal, Czech Republic, Ireland, Croatia, Hungary or Italy to Asturias, Spain, for this fantastic training course on “Green Entrepreneurship” in our superb training venue in the Valley of Gods, Asturias, Spain, fully funded by the Erasmus + programme of the European Commission.

What: Training course “Supporting youth creating green start-ups”
When: 16-24 April 2015
Where: Valeri, Asturias, Spain
Who: Biodiversa (Spain) and Youth and Environment Europe

The TC “Supporting youth creating green start-ups” is the first stage of the long-term project “Green Entrepreneurship”. This TC aims to train youth workers and coordinators to support young people in their organisations and communities who want to become entrepreneurs.

The objectives of the TC are:

– To train youth workers’ and coordinators’ skills so they can support young people who have start-up ideas;
– To explore ways to develop creativity and innovative thinking in youth;
– To discuss the needs and future perspectives of environmentally friendly businesses;
– To explore and develop tools on how to create environmentally friendly start-ups;
– To share ideas on how to encourage and empower young people to develop their green start-up initiatives.

Participants should arrive to Oviedo (Asturias) bus station before 15.00 on 16th April in order to travel together to the venue (“La Rectoral de Valdedios”, Valeri) at 15.30. Participants will leave the venue together on 24th April at 11.30 in the morning.

We require participants to travel in the most environmental way possible. We will provide only vegetarian food.

Participants’ profile:

The ideal participant would meet these requirements:

–  Able to work and communicate in English,
– Work closely to Biodiversa as an active volunteer, youth worker, coordinator, etc,
– Know well the local web of volunteers of the organisation and the local young people in the community/region,
– Have experience in organising activities or events at local or international level,
– Experience in activities linked to social/green entrepreneurship will be very welcomed,
– Availability and willingness to be actively involved in the next stages of the project throughout 2015 (local workshop and video Campaign),
– Interested in environmental topics and sustainability.

If you think you fit in this profile, fill in the application form.

For any questions: asociacionbiodiversa (at) gmail.com.

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