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Utrecht is one of the most beautiful cities in the Netherlands. It’s Amsterdam, but smaller and less crowded, what more do you want? Well…. FOOD of course. While there are plenty of restaurants to choose from, and they generally all have some vegan dishes, there are some great spots whe...

boston sun

Boston is one of the most historic and oldest cities in the United States. It offers a spectacular contrast between the old and new. With trendy boutiques dominating the 18th century brownstones, there is no American city that does history better than Boston. From the moment visitors first enter the...


Duurzaamheid. Ik vind het een moeilijk begrip. Het is ook zo’n containerbegrip, dat je naar gelang je voorkeuren of (zakelijke) bezigheden op allerlei manieren kunt uitleggen. Dat maakt het ook zo lastig om duurzaamheid te definiëren. Duurzaam leven, hoe doe je dat? Duurzaamheid, een defi...


Welcome to Batu Puteh   Before leaving towards my 4 week volunteering project, I experienced a burst of severe stress. I lost my credit card between Kota Kinabalu and Sandakan without noticing it for half a day. Luckily, my credit card wasn’t used by anyone in the time period. I felt like...


This is a bundle of my favorite articles that address Eco-Friendliness, Fair Trade and Sustainability On the left: Great gift ideas (The one in Dutch is about the store WAAR at various locations in The Netherlands, where you can buy unique Fair Trade goodies!) In the middle: Stories a...

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This deep fried flatbread is a common street food in Hungary where it is served warm with sour cream and grated cheese, rubbed with garlic or garlic butter, or doused with garlic water.



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The Salth Path

The Salth Path by Raynor Winn I have read this book all at once. It is beautifully written. It is a story of a couple, who after a long time with courtcases, loose their house and their income. Their house was a bed and breakfast. They have been putting all their love and energy in their home, ...

Cyprus vs plastic - Zakaki Marsh Cleanup Part 2

Hello! The next nature clean-up event by Let’s Make Cyprus Green will be on Saturday, April 20th @ Zakaki Marsh in Limassol from 10:30 am – 12:30 pm. Meeting Point – and registration please visit the Let’s Make Cyprus Green website They will provide:<...>


The SDG Global Festival of Action The SDG Global Festival of Action is a ground-breaking event powered by the UN SDG Action Campaign with the support of the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ), the German Federal Foreign Office and partners...

grutto op paal

In heel Vlaanderen organiseren lokale afdelingen van Natuurpunt samen met boeren voor de allereerste keer tal van activiteiten in en om het boerenerf. Ontdek de akkervogels en insecten in het bloemrijke grasland en speur naar boerenzwaluw nesten in de stallen. Een dag voor boeren om te laten zien wa...

clean up the world

World Cleanup Day 2022 This world-changing idea began in the small northern European country of Estonia, in 2008. 50,000 people united to clean up the entire country in just five hours. On that day, a global bottom-up civic movement was born and spread like wildfire around the globe. This captured t...


Using the coarse side of a box grater, grate the potatoes and place them into a sieve or colander over a bowl. Using the finer side of the grater, grate the onion and add it to the potato. Using the back of a spoon, or even your hands, squeeze out any excess water/juice from the potatoes and onion. ...


Prep Time: 30 minutes Cook Time: 10 minutes

  1. Boil the potatoes in a large pan of salted water until very soft. Drain and set to one side to cool down and steam dry. Once cool, mash until smooth.
  2. Put the cold mashed potato into a large bowl. Add the flour, egg and a good pinch of sal...


This deep fried flatbread is a common street food in Hungary where it is served warm with sour cream and grated cheese, rubbed with garlic or garlic butter, or doused with garlic water. Instructions

  1. In a mug dissolve the salt in the water. In a bowl combine the sifted flour with the yeast....


When I was in Budapest over the Christmas holidays, I had the most delicious Shakshuka! It reminded me of the time when to Israeli guys were making breakfast in a hostel in Japan and they shared some of their delicious meal with me.. However, at that time I wasn't able to remember the name of t...

Supply & Demand

Supply and Demand of Volunteer jobs, Manpower, Travel Gear, Teaching Materials & Study Materials

Supply & Demand: Manpower, Products, Knowledge, Paperwork

reNature is a Dutch initiative to make the world a little greener again. In many countries intensive and or monoculture agriculure have degraded the soil. Through training of farmers and local organisations reNature tries to change the way farmers use their land. Agroforestry is their solution. By p...

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Chapter 17: A view from the bottom   Poor health can be caused by our bad living situations and our position in society (pollution, no heat in winter, overcrowded apartment etc.) Once social groups in animals have been established, those who are lower ranking become more chronically stressed (i...

Food Restaurants in Ararat

Try Coconut Mango Chicken in Ararat! DESI SWAG brings you delectable Coconut Mango Chicken in Ararat. Make your day memorable while enjoying the goodness of mango, chicken, coconut milk, and other tasty ingredients. We are open from Monday to Sunday from 5:00 PM to 9:00 PM  Call us for the rese...

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Goal 15: Life on Land

Protect, restore and promote sustainable use of terrestrial ecosystems, sustainably manage forests, combat desertification, and halt and reverse land degradation and halt biodiversity loss

UN Goal targets:

  • By 2020, ensure the conservation, restoration and sustainable use of terrestrial and inland freshwater ecosystems and their services, in particular forests, wetlands, mountains and drylands, in line with obligations under international agreements
  • By 2020, promote the implementation of sustainable management of all types of forests, halt deforestation, restore degraded forests and substantially increase afforestation and reforestation globally
  • By 2030, combat desertification, restore degraded land and soil, including land affected by desertification, drought and floods, and strive to achieve a land degradation-neutral world
  • By 2030, ensure the conservation of mountain ecosystems, including their biodiversity, in order to enhance their capacity to provide benefits that are essential for sustainable development
  • Take urgent and significant action to reduce the degradation of natural habitats, halt the loss of biodiversity and, by 2020, protect and prevent the extinction of threatened species
  • Promote fair and equitable sharing of the benefits arising from the utilization of genetic resources and promote appropriate access to such resources, as internationally agreed
  • Take urgent action to end poaching and trafficking of protected species of flora and fauna and address both demand and supply of illegal wildlife products
  • By 2020, introduce measures to prevent the introduction and significantly reduce the impact of invasive alien species on land and water ecosystems and control or eradicate the priority species
  • By 2020, integrate ecosystem and biodiversity values into national and local planning, development processes, poverty reduction strategies and accounts
  • Mobilize and significantly increase financial resources from all sources to conserve and sustainably use biodiversity and ecosystems
  • Mobilize significant resources from all sources and at all levels to finance sustainable forest management and provide adequate incentives to developing countries to advance such management, including for conservation and reforestation
  • Enhance global support for efforts to combat poaching and trafficking of protected species, including by increasing the capacity of local communities to pursue sustainable livelihood opportunities