Youth Exchange in Armenia

Originally posted in summer 2014 Look East Wild Earth volunteers took part in an Eco Photo youth exchange project held in Stepanavan, Northern Armenia from May 30 to June 7. Funded by Youth in Action and hosted by the Stepanavan Youth Centre, volunteers Tamara Gray, Nick Baily, Giulia Cardoso and Matilda Becker joined 24 other […]

Youth and Environment Europe: The Czech Republic and beyond

Originally posted in summer 2014 Jess spent a year in Prague with our partner Youth and Environment Europe (YEE), an international network that supports young people who are active in environmental protection. It has many member organisations across Eastern Europe and in Russia. “This has been a good year for me and I am so […]

Our volunteer makes a film about a Karelian NGO and forest conservation

Originally posted in summer 2013 Funded by the European Voluntary Service scheme, Liza Derentchenko spent 8 months in 2012-3, working with SPOK, the Karelian Regional Nature Conservancy, on conservation of high value and old growth forests. As part of her project, she made a short video about the work of her host organisation:

Education for Sustainability Training Course in Bristol

Originally posted in autumn 2009 An international group of 15 environmental educators visited the UK from 1-8th Sept 2009 to learn about ‘education for sustainability’ and practical demonstration eco-centres. The group, representing NGOs and environmental organisations from Russia, Ukraine, Georgia, Armenia, Slovakia, Czech Republic and Portugal, together with British participants and coordinators, spent 3 days […]