Volterra, Italy, 28th of May - 1st of June 2014
By 2030 60% of the world’s population or 4.9 billion people are expected to live in urban areas. It is argued that urbanism is fundamentally changing the condition of humanity and our relationship to the earth. The environmental impact of urban areas is putting a huge strain on our Earth’s resources and creating additional issues for the inhabitants of these areas such as loss of biodiversity and urban heat island effect.
At this time young people across the globe are creating urban spaces where creativity, environmental and social action join together, inspiring local inhabitants, encouraging municipalities and empowering businesses to adapt greener practices.
Environmental Workcamps with focus on different topics take place throughout Austria every summer. Young adults from 16 to 30 years, who enjoy working in the mountains, who want to contribute in environmental conservation and make friends, are welcome to participate. Working is voluntarily, cost and lodge is free and organized by the Young Nature Friends.Weiterlesen...