The Vision Council: An Ancient Way of Gathering in Modern Times
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The Vision Council: An Ancient Way of Gathering in Modern Times

Since the beginning of human history we have been gathering together as families, tribes and communities, to strengthen our relationship with each other, to council about important community matters, to exchange seeds, medicines, gifts and to simply celebrate life; to sit by the fire and hear the stories of our elders; to heal and honor […]

How to Start a Retreat Center: Wise Tips from Stonehouse Farm
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How to Start a Retreat Center: Wise Tips from Stonehouse Farm

The first weekend of August, I had the pleasure of attending AcroCamp, a 4-day extravaganza of AcroYoga, yoga, Thai massage, slack-line, breath-work, nature walks and campfires. It was almost like living in a dream conscious community that shares, plays and learns together. AcroCamp was held at Stonehouse Farm, a beautiful 40-acre eco-retreat and sanctuary founded […]

Igniting regeneration: A Latin American Permaculture Convergence in Colombia
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Igniting regeneration: A Latin American Permaculture Convergence in Colombia

The recent Latin American Permaculture Convergence (or CLAP ) was held from the 15th to the 21st of June in Varsana Ecovillage south of Bogota Colombia. For 5 consecutive days the different open air and indoor spaces of the host community hosted a buzzing 140 people from over 16 countries, which shared tools and strategies […]

6 Impact Investing Lessons from the 2015 KIWA Summit
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6 Impact Investing Lessons from the 2015 KIWA Summit

Reposted from Moving Worlds – By Derk Norde Last week, the first KIWA Investment Summit took place in Quito, Ecuador, bringing together almost 200 professionals from all over the world for 3 days of  insights, networking and investor matchmaking. Thanks to Martin Acosta, CEO of KIWA and the amazing organizing team, representatives of the following 3 sectors […]

Casting the Circle: Reflections on A Life Lived Through Permaculture Principles
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Casting the Circle: Reflections on A Life Lived Through Permaculture Principles

Almost seventy people stand in a circle in the fresh morning sunshine of Beltane at OUR Ecovillage on Vancouver Island. We are all here because we have followed our hearts and share the common desire to learn and grow our understanding of Permaculture as Earth Activists. There is an excitement in the air as I […]

Guatemala’s Top Social and Ecological Organizations in One Room
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Guatemala’s Top Social and Ecological Organizations in One Room

The colonial town of Antigua is vibrant with energy from tourism, an emerging startup and tech world, and authentic guatemalan culture if you look in the right places. On the afternoon of friday, February 9th, the Project Nuevo Mundo team stepped into the gorgeous Impact Hub Antigua space on 2nd avenue. Our mouths dropped as […]

Sustainable Development Leadership Online Course 50% Off Coupon!
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Sustainable Development Leadership Online Course 50% Off Coupon!

Our friends at the Earth Rights Institute Living Lab are offering a (at your own pace) 20-hour online course, Become a Leader in Sustainable Development and we are excited to offer a limited amount of 50% off registrations ($49 after discount) for this game-changing course. This article will introduce you to the coursework and exactly […]