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Global Young Greens Conference in Dakar
Global Young Greens Conference in Dakar
20.01.2012
GYG (Global Young Greens) are planning to organise the 3rd Global Young Greens conference in cooperation with the Global Greens in Dakar, Senegal in the end of March 2012. THE AIMS OF THE CONGRESS: - Enhance and empower the network between young green activists and organisations around the...
SEEDS 101. Advent & Christmas in Reykjavík
SEEDS 101. Advent & Christmas in Reykjavík
26.12.2011
Sleep tight volunteers, Santa is coming! Moreover, you are working tomorrow morning... Twenty of us have been involved in SEEDS Christmas 2011 Advent and Christmas work-camp, and two sentences will be forever in our head and heart: - "Would you like a cup of hot chocolate?" SEEDS...
SEEDS 98. Winter Photo Marathon
SEEDS 98. Winter Photo Marathon
18.11.2011
Did you wonder why you saw a bunch of people wandering around the streets of Reykjavik taking pictures of everything at the beginning of November? Well those were SEEDS volunteers who came form all over the world to join the Winter Photo Marathon. For almost two weeks, the group of 14 volunteers...
SEEDS 96. Autumn Photo Marathon
SEEDS 96. Autumn Photo Marathon
04.11.2011
This workcamp has been like living in a family, since we have been just 4 short term volunteers (from Italy, Russia, Japan and South Korea) and 3 workcamp leaders (from Israel, Romania and Spain). It gave us the opportunity to get to know each other better and work for a photo exhibition that...
SEEDS 74. RIFF - Reykjavík International Film Festival
SEEDS 74. RIFF - Reykjavík International Film Festival
05.10.2011
During the last two weeks of September, a group of SEEDS volunteers added the glitz and glamour to the Reykjavik International Film Festival (RIFF). RIFF was founded in 2004 with the aim of establishing a major film event to enrich and enliven the local film culture. Since its conception, the...
SEEDS 87. Volunteering at the feet of Eyjafjallajökull
SEEDS 87. Volunteering at the feet of Eyjafjallajökull
26.09.2011
Most of our last days were dedicated to the sheep of Iceland. We were first helping to fix the sheep stable and to prepare it for the cold winter months. Then it was time for the Réttir, the event of gathering the sheep from the fields. Some of us went by horse, and some by foot to seek out...
SEEDS 72. Fljótsdalshérað - Icelandic North-east
SEEDS 72. Fljótsdalshérað - Icelandic North-east
25.09.2011
Green kale, red kale, mizuna, red giant and other name of salads; berries, red and black currant and, of course, barley. Most of the volunteers joining this workcamp changed their diet quite drastically. We all knew from the description of the workcamp that it would be vegetarian meals only....
SEEDS 70: Volunteers Vs Sheep
SEEDS 70: Volunteers Vs Sheep
24.09.2011
Our group of volunteers triumphantly return from their two week battle against an army of 300 plus sheep! Our volunteers gathered from as wide as Japan, Germany, France, The Netherlands, UK and Italy, and the sheep gathered  (or were herded) from the vast plains, valleys and mountains of...
SEEDS 69. Ísafjarðardjúp: Nature & Fun in the Westfjords
SEEDS 69. Ísafjarðardjúp: Nature & Fun in the Westfjords
22.09.2011
On the early but lovely sunny morning of the 8th of September 2011, a group of 10 international volunteers from Switzerland, Slovakia, Spain, Italy, Australia, Finland, UK, Germany and Hong Kong loaded a SEEDS minivan with their luggage and headed for their adventure in the West Fjords. Hours...
SEEDS 76. International Swiss School
SEEDS 76. International Swiss School
19.09.2011
During this week, SEEDS is hosting a group of students from an international school in Switzerland that will split and work in two different locations. One group is near Hvolsvöllur, helping in an organic farm and the other group is in Þórsmörk, at the natural reserve, helping...
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