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SEEDS 070. The Hot Spring Capital of Iceland
SEEDS 070. The Hot Spring Capital of Iceland
30.08.2019
Why would you find an Estonian, a Japanese, a Slovakian, two Russians and two Mexican laughing in the bushes in a tiny town of Iceland called Hveragerði? How many explanations this situation could have? Actually, not so many! Because we have come all together thanks to SEEDS, from all over the...
SEEDS 071. Coast Cleaning & Environmentally Aware
SEEDS 071. Coast Cleaning & Environmentally Aware
30.08.2019
This costal cleaning camp was definitely very special for me. 6 volunteers from China came to Iceland to learn about environment and take home a good practice for protecting and saving it. I can declare all of them future active change makers and fighters for Mother Earth. They wanted so much...
SEEDS 081. Environment & Photography in the Hot Spring Capital
SEEDS 081. Environment & Photography in the Hot Spring Capital
09.08.2019
The first out of the few Environmental camps in the city of Hveragerđi this summer has come to an end. We have been exploring the area full of springs, waterfalls, horses, stylish and well decorated houses. The participants gained knowledge about the current plastic situation and we even organised...
SEEDS 051. Revegetation in the South of Iceland
SEEDS 051. Revegetation in the South of Iceland
09.08.2019
Many areas in Iceland have undergone extensive deforestation and consequently vegetation degradation and soil erosion since the beginning of human settlement in the ninth century. Up to half of the original vegetation may have been destroyed, because of the overexploitation through wood cutting and...
SEEDS 064. Forestry & hiking trails in the West
SEEDS 064. Forestry & hiking trails in the West
09.08.2019
Imagine waking up and the first thing you see are the mountains, a lake and tall TREES. Yes, you heard it right, Iceland has huge trees! The total forest and woodland cover only ca. 2% of the island’s land area. Afforestation of relatively large areas has only started within the last 25 years....
SEEDS 086. CC & EA - SCI China
SEEDS 086. CC & EA - SCI China
09.08.2019
This camp was about seeing a different culture and how it doesn’t matter if we are from different parts of the world to do something good together. 13 chinese girls helped us to clean the coast in the city and they also learned more about the importance of recycling. SORPA - the recycling...
SEEDS 048. Yoga under the Midnight Sun
SEEDS 048. Yoga under the Midnight Sun
30.07.2019
Yoga camp and Iceland. How does that sound? Volunteers from all over the world: Hong Kong, Mexico, Spain, Germany, Poland, France, Russia were in one place all together. Iceland brought them together for a peaceful experience with Yoga. A perfect combination of daily practice and exploration of...
SEEDS 050. Reforestation in the North-East - Vopnafjörður
SEEDS 050. Reforestation in the North-East - Vopnafjörður
30.07.2019
Reforestation in Vopnafjörður  has finished with more than 13000 trees planted, couple of beaches cleaned, 4 hiking trails remarked. But that wasn’t all, there is so much more to it, than what meets the eye. Endless conversations, jokes, hikes, sand in face, sun in the sky,...
SEEDS 052. Caves and canyons in the East of Iceland
SEEDS 052. Caves and canyons in the East of Iceland
30.07.2019
Imagine yourself on top of the hill trying to dig a stone out of the ground, several people around fighting to pull it out. Once relased from the ground rolling it into a stone wall. And repeat. Why would you ever do this? We gathered in Reykjavik, all 8 of us from all over the world with a purpose...
SEEDS 054. Hitting the slopes - Blue Mountains & Skálafell
SEEDS 054. Hitting the slopes - Blue Mountains & Skálafell
30.07.2019
Together we can save the world As a camp leader I must say I am more than happy when I meet volunteers who ''sacrifice'' their time and energy, who travelled almost one day in a plane to contribute two weeks in a project. This time volunteers from Hong Kong, Mexico, Spain,...
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