Borrowed Nature Association
00359 888 851 258
|“Today we borrow Nature from our Children”
Nature Association (BNA) is a Bulgarian environmental NGO founded in
1992 by people with diverse professions and interests. BNA members are
united by the understanding that contemporary people have to realize
their responsibility to the coming generations for the non-equilibrium
created as a result of the human activity.
The mission and the long term aims borrowed nature are
- raising public awareness on environmental and human development problems;
- developing a new value system based on the principles of sustainable development;
- investment in human resources through conducting campaigns, educational projects and dissemination of information;
- efficient use of material resources and energy, and change of the consumption and production patterns;
- effective interaction of civil organizations with businesses and local authorities.
566 522 831
|The reason for the environmental education – Mission and Goals of our organization
aim of Chaloupky's effort is to mediate understanding of nature, to
enhance considerateness and responsibility of man to the nature, to the
environment, to himself and to the others.
Chaloupky fulfills its
mission through cross-country programs for children and youth,
publications, trainings and educational activities for those who can
pass the message: teachers, parents, members of nonprofit organizations
Our programs are based on education through own experience, practical activities and short-stays in the countryside.
00 36 27 501 530
foundation works since 2003 in Vác (35 km far from Budapest), in
Börzsöny Mountains and in the Danube Bend. Magosfa is the second
highest peak of the Börzsöny Mountains (915 m), but our name has more
meaning: “mag” is seed and “fa” is tree in Hungarian language.
Our main activities:
- outdoor education programs for children
- modules and agenda for the programs (scheme and toolkits for lessons)
- participation in international EE projects
- outdoor and indoor teacher training courses (15-60 hours)
- publications as one-page field guides, books of EE methods
- survey and popularization of local products in 17 settlements of the area
- editing book about ecotourism
- creation and posting bicycle and hiking trails in the Börzsöny Mountains
- guided eco tours into the nearby mountains (Börzsöny, Naszály)
- organized river cleaning projects along the Ipoly, with volunteers
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is a small new organisation with the mission of encouraging critical
thinking approaches to sustainability and education for sustainability.
We are concerned that our current approach to education for
sustainability leading us up a blind alley! Although we are
doing many positive things that are necessary, we are worried that they
won’t be enough to bring about a sustainable and just world.
The current approach to sustainability seems to accept
our economic system as it is and attempt to make it greener -
with a little bit of reducing consumption thrown in for good measure.
This clearly isn’t working and on a planet with finite resources, can’t
work! We need a radically different way and
Sense&Sustainability think that a more closed loop or circular
economic approach offer some bright ideas and some hope!
takes part in a variety of projects from those that are working locally
with schools and other organisations such as Parish Councils, through
to national and European projects. As well as Nature
for Care other current projects include working with -
has also worked on other projects including creating an Ecological
Footprint website in Slovakia and developing a module for University
Students on Closed Loop thinking in Russia.
- Bayston Hill Parish Council to create a sustainable local community
- Schools in the UK and Austria to create and perform an eco drama
- UNESCO to create an ESD programme for schools in Armenia
- The CoDeS network of educators for sustainability
Regionaal Landschap Vlaamse Ardennen
0032 552 072 65
Flemish Ardennes is characterised by a well conserved landscape, with
high ecological value. It is attractive for its inhabitans, but also
for visitors. Regionaal Landschap Vlaamse Ardennen (RLVA) has since
1992 the goal to protect the natural caracter, to take care of the
landscape and to favorise a sustainable development of the region of
the Flemisch Ardennes. This becomes possible by involving government,
inhabitants and visitors in our projects. RLVA works with the financial
support from the Flemish Government, the Province Eastern Flanders and
16 local communities.|
0031 553 684 015
operates nationally and internationally in education for
sustainability. Founded in 1979 we manage 3 education centres,
employing an educational staff of 12 experienced members.
business is to involve people in issues concerning environment and
sustainability, by focussing on educational processes and the
interdependence with society. Not only in formal education but also
e.g. in sustainable tourism, health- and childcare.
SVN aims to involve people in the care for, preservation and awareness of the value and significance of our environment by:
- development and improvement of programs on education for sustainability
- delivering extensive training programs both in and outside the formal educational system
out innovative and well-tested programs, e.g. with schools for primary,
secondary, vocational education and adult professional education
contracts projects with a large variety of groups: government,
education, elderly people, recreation, childcare and NGO's.