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SEEDS and Sea Shepherd Iceland - coastal cleanup at Grótta
SEEDS and Sea Shepherd Iceland - coastal cleanup at Grótta
26.04.2021
Last Saturday SEEDS and Sea Shepherd Iceland organised a coastal cleanup at Grótta, near the lighthouse, a popular recreational area in Seltjarnarnes.  About 30 people (SEEDS volunteers, Sea Shepherds, locals and foreigners) enjoyed the mild spring weather while picking plastic from in between...
SEEDS VC 107. Virtual Camp Environmentally Aware - Learn from Home
SEEDS VC 107. Virtual Camp Environmentally Aware - Learn from Home
21.04.2021
April arrived, and what better way to start a month than with a virtual camp? SEEDS 107 Virtual Camp “Environmentally Aware - Learn from Home” hosted participants all the way from Colombia , Ireland , Portugal , Italy  and Vietnam ! Starting with some ice-breaking during the first...
SEEDS 008. Environment & Photography - April
SEEDS 008. Environment & Photography - April
20.04.2021
At the moment four our SEEDS 008. Environment & Photography camp is going on with an awesome group of volunteers, from Estonia, France, Germany, Portugal, or to be more specific, from Azores, (and Spain). This weekend was very active - two excursions  and a hike to see the volcano. And...
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....
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