Keep Calm and Protest
At the Young Friends of the Earth Europe summer camp in Scotland, Deivi from Estonia shares her experiences from her first time planning and participating in a protest...
Leaning towards a birch tree, The Life Correspondent takes the most of the sunny moments in Scotland. Another country under my feet and different kind of landscape in sight, this time I'm out in nature.
Over 80 young people from across Scotland and Europe are protesting in Aberdeen this morning outside the offices of the UK's main oil and gas lobby, demanding an end to the huge subsidies for North Sea oil and gas. 
Young Friends of the Earth Europe activists are calling on the UK government to scrap the tax cuts and subsidies that underpin the exploration and development of new oil and gas reserves.
The last blog from Elena and Lili, as they pass the bio-baton on to Janny and Josie at Caerhys farm.
Sadly, as I write this, it is already the end of our fantastic six weeks together in Wales. We are both extremely grateful to have had the opportunity to be there, helping Friends of the Earth and Gerald Miles as agri-activists for a short while.
It's our 3rd week at the Caerhys farm, and we thought it's about time you heard something from Elena :)
Young Friends of the Earth Europe is seeking a Young Friends of the Earth Europe Coordinator, to support a growing and diverse network of young activists, working on environmental and social justice issues in more than 20 countries across Europe.
Based in the Friends of the Earth Europe office in Brussels, full time, one year fixed contract with possibility of renewal, to start from 1st September.
Deadline for applications: July 4th 2016, 09:00 CET (Central European Time).
This summer four lucky young people have been selected for an agri-activist opportunity at the Caerhys organic farm in south Wales: Elena, Janny, Josie and myself, Lili!
In pairs of two we are spending two months with the organic farmer and anti-GM activist Gerald Miles doing different tasks at the farm and helping him campaign against GM crops and pesticide use.
In early March, waste and resources activists from Friends of the Earth groups across Europe gathered in Bulgaria for three days of training, skill-sharing and learning. Lili from Young Friends of the Earth Flanders was there to report back.
Tina Andersen Vågenes, member of central board at Young Friends of the Earth Norway (Natur og Ungdom) gives us an update on the recent law suit filed against peaceful Norwegian activists who staged a 3 week long blockade to protect Førde fjord from mining activities.