Global Student Forum

Leaders in the Global North need to make room for the Global south to create sustainable societies by doing so themselves. The responsibility of climate change is often shifted to China and India, even though Australia, Canada and USA - along with many European countrie...

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Global Youth Biodiversity Network

We are living in a social-ecological crisis. Societal values and principles, colored by systemic inequalities, are shaping our economies, policies, and institutions in unsustainable and inequitable ways. The result is an global social-ecological crisis—manifesting in...

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Doughnut Economics Action Lab

Doughnut Economics recognises that human behaviour can be nurtured to be cooperative and caring, just as it can be competitive and individualistic. It also recognises that economies, societies, and the rest of the living world, are complex, interdependent systems that a...

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NDN Collective

What if the best times are ahead of us? What if the only “back” we’re going towards is back into our bodies, into our ancestral ways, into our spirits, into the Earth? What if we could imagine again? Dream again? Climate asks us how we want to weather the futur...

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STUDENTS ORGANIZING FOR SUSTAINABILITY

What do students think about sustainability and education?  We asked just under 7000 students from around the world. Here are a few of the results from our survey Students, Sustainability and Education 2020: 92% agreed that sustainable development should be universa...

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The Grandmothers’ Gift of Fibrous Yarning

This gift comes from an ancestry of strong women. Across continents and generations, they’ve been weaving and sewing the fabrics that sustain life while crafting subversive stories. We pick up the stitches cast by our grandmothers, which they’ve inherited from thei...

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Finding connection in Conversations with Rain

Cup your hands over your ears, pause. listen. Notice overlapping sounds of sea, cave, sense, time, r a i n Now pick up two pencils, one in each hand, and use them to make the Sound of Rain with repeated marks falling onto the page. What if listening were an artwor...

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LOAM: A fertile soil that nurtures growth

A good book has the power to change the global conversation, reshape social ecosystems, and heal our Earth. Print publishing is a sacred practice in building accessible blueprints for seeding equitable, liberatory, and just futures. How can we nurture a social cli...

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Reimagining Our Futures Together

To re-learn how we are interconnected with a living, damaged planet we must unlearn the human arrogance that has resulted in massive biodiversity loss, the destruction of entire ecosystems, and irreversible climate change. Pedagogy needs to be framed by interconnecte...

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A portal to the wisdom nature holds

“When we Ask Nature, first we quiet our human cleverness. Then we ask, and then we listen. The answer is the echo that bounces off of the land herself. With the solution in hand, we always end the circle by saying thank you.” – Janine Benyus The living world hol...

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Common Worlds Research Collective

How might common worlding pedagogies foster new ways of learning and living on our damaged earth? Common worlding pedagogies refuse to separate us humans off from our fellow earthlings. Instead of thinking about the world ‘out there’ as something we are learning...

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DEVELOPMENT IS UNNECESSARY EVIL

Remember that development is unnecessary evil. It may make my life luxurious and easy, but it should not jeopardise my basic right of a blue sky, clean air, water and soil. I do not want to be pumped with chemicals and energy shots for food and gasping for oxygen, and k...

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we belong to earth

We belong to Earth, the Earth doesn’t belong to us....

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Change ourselves

To change the world for a better planet we must change ourselves - our own behaviors, thoughts, and ways of being. And this can only be achieved through environmental education. We need to mentor the next generation by equipping them with ecological knowledge so that th...

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DIVERSITY AND CHANGE

Diversity and change are the only constant. ...

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THE WORTH OF INTELLIGENCE

Intelligence is not worth anything when you do not use it....

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WE HAVE EVERYTHING WE NEED

We have everything we need in this moment to solve our problems....

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OUR PLANET IS BEAUTIFUL

Remember that our planet is beautiful and the only one that is safely habitable. Remember that its resources are finite. Remember that after you, many generations will follow. Remember that responsibility is in your hands now, but soon it will be in ours. We need to wor...

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CARE FOR THE LAND

In Hawai’i, we learn the importance of mālama ‘āina - care for the land. This value is at the core of Hawai’i’s ancestral past where if we care for the land, the land will care for us. We do not own the land but are rather the stewards of it and future generat...

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CLIMATE EDUCATION IS FUNDAMENTAL FOR SURVIVAL

Climate education is fundamental for our species’ survival. It is necessary for the evolution of our society. The world has progressed in an enormous way in the last two centuries, but now we need another revolution: the environmental revolution. If we learn and study...

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