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SEEDS 007. Environment & Photography - Easter in Reykjavík
SEEDS 007. Environment & Photography - Easter in Reykjavík
15.04.2021
In the beginning of April the new Environmental and Photography camp SEEDS 007 - Easter in Reykjavík started, hosting participants from France, Germany, the UK with SEEDS volunteers from Estonia, Spain, Slovakia, Slovenia and Hungary. Based in a cosy wooden house hidden in the Botanical Garden...
Podcast episode: Language and perception
Podcast episode: Language and perception
08.04.2021
Does the way we speak shape the way we think? In the third episode of our podcast "Sprouts og Spíra" Annie Heine is talking to two other long-term volunteers how language influences our being. Inspired by the book “Sprache und Sein” (Language and Being) by the author Kübra...
My volunteering experience - testimony from Hella Wagner, April 2021
My volunteering experience - testimony from Hella Wagner, April 2021
07.04.2021
Life begins at the end of your comfort zone: such a cliché, yet it holds true. I’m Hella and I wandered quite far from mine when I decided to become a volunteer on Iceland, of all places. The opportunity found me at the best moment possible: fresh out of university, looking for my place...
Cleanup at volcano sites at Geldingadalur
Cleanup at volcano sites at Geldingadalur
31.03.2021
On March 30 eight SEEDS long-term volunteers from seven countries picked up trash at the volcano sites at Geldingadalur.         Since the Geldingadalsgos eruption on 19 March, thousands of people have hiked there to see the active volcano and unfortunately some did not leave...
SEEDS VC 106. Virtual Camp Environmentally Aware - Learn from Home
SEEDS VC 106. Virtual Camp Environmentally Aware - Learn from Home
26.03.2021
Our latest camp - SEEDS 106 Virtual Camp Environmentally Aware Learn from Home - hosted participants from Ireland, Italy, Portugal, Serbia and Slovakia, with the leaders from Poland, Slovenia, Estonia and Slovakia based in Iceland!   To break the ice we described ourselves with the objects...
SEEDS 005. Environment & Photography - March - part II
SEEDS 005. Environment & Photography - March - part II
24.03.2021
The days in Iceland are getting brighter and we don't waste any minute of the precious sunlight. We keep improving our photography skills and on Saturday we spent a full afternoon trash hunting around the geothermal beach. Some of us even dared to swim in the cold ocean! We were rewarded with...
Volcano Excursion
Volcano Excursion
22.03.2021
Last Friday, after feeling earthquakes for more than three weeks, finally the volcano in Geldingadalur valley to the south of Fagradalsfjall, erupted.  Fagradalsfjall is a shield volcano and tuya with multiple prominences located on the Reykjanes Peninsula, around 50 km from Reykjavík....
SEEDS 005. Environment & Photography - March
SEEDS 005. Environment & Photography - March
20.03.2021
Our new Environment & Photography Camp started in the best possible way! We immediately created a beautiful connection within the group, getting to know each other through icebreaker games and sharing our knowledge and interest for environmental and photography issues. We practiced using...
SEEDS VC 105. Virtual Camp Environmentally Aware - Learn from Home
SEEDS VC 105. Virtual Camp Environmentally Aware - Learn from Home
12.03.2021
Even though it's hard to work on the computer  for a long time, we cannot appreciate enough how many special and beautiful people  we got to meet during our virtual camps!  Our latest camp - SEEDS 105 Virtual Camp Environmentally Aware Learn from Home - hosted participants...
SEEDS VC 104. Virtual Camp Environmentally Aware - Learn from Home
SEEDS VC 104. Virtual Camp Environmentally Aware - Learn from Home
03.03.2021
While waiting for the end of the winter we stayed warm with a new edition of our virtual camp in the end of February: SEEDS VC 104. Virtual Camp Environmentally Aware - Learn from Home. Many participants from all over the world joined our discussions for superb moments of exchange and conviviality.  This...
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