Stories from Our Community

Curating a Culture of Peace and Empathy through Syntony

One of the great leaders of Mexico, President Benito Juárez, once said, “El respeto al derecho ajeno es la paz” — respect for other’s rights is peace. This formulation of peace captures its intentional quality, for one can only create this type of peace through the...

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Feminine Perspective on Climate Change

In February 2019 Phil Bolsta from the Shift Network interviewed EARTHwise Founder, Anneloes Smitsman, about her perspective on Climate Change.

 

TRANSCRIPT OF INTERVIEW

Welcome, Anneloes. Thank you for joining us today.

Oh, it’s so wonderful to be here with you, Phil. THank you...

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Responding to runaway Climate Change: Indigenous Wisdom for Planetary Health

OUR CALL FOR ACTION

2018 and 2019 will prove to be critical years, as we continue our journey toward actualizing a new, just, inclusive global civilization and a culture of peace that respects and honors all members of our Human Family and all Life. During the last two years rapidly escalating...

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Into the Heart of Systems Change with Jean Russell

What does Thrivability mean? What are the deeper systemic barriers that may become activated once we start to work with transformational change? What is it that we need to realize, change, and act upon to ensure our collective thrivability, including the future generations? These questions and...

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Education for Sustainability at St Mary’s College

This article has been written by the Education for Sustainability (EfS) mentors of St Mary’s College Rose-Hill (Mauritius). They were trained by Anneloes Smitsman from 2012-2017. This is their final evaluation report that highlights how they implemented the EfS principles at their...

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Stewardship for our collective wellbeing

Whole Self development through connectedness with Life and each other, is not encouraged by our conventional educational, economic and political systems. Major changes are required in each of these systems to develop the competencies for becoming Stewards for our Collective and Planetary...

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Learning for Sustainability at Loreto College

Loreto College Curepipe (LCC) has been part of the EARTHwise Thrivability Education initiatives (formerly the Education for Sustainability programme) since 2011. Since a few years, EfS is now fully implemented in the whole curriculum and has become part of our mainstream education, with the...

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Learning for Sustainability at St Mary’s College

St Mary’s College Rose-Hill in Mauritius participated in the EARTHwise Thrivability Education program (formerly Education for Sustainability) from 2012-2016. Through this article, the Mentors who received training from EARTHwise during this period, share how they have implemented the...

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Ecotourism and Cultural Heritage at St Mary’s College

In the beginning of 2014 our School St Mary’s College (SMC) Rose-Hill (Mauritius) signed the Education for Sustainability Pledge. In keeping with our commitment to this, the Travel and Tourism students of SMC organized various activities on the themes of Culture & Heritage, and...

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Art for Social Change

A few weeks ago we had the most inspiring talk by Alex Mativo, Founder & CEO of E-LAB and student at the African Leadership University (ALU). As part of our Education for Sustainability (EfS) programme we invited Alex to St Mary’s College Rose-Hill, one of the EfS focus schools, to talk...

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