Synchronicity Earth

Synchronicity Earth is a charitable foundation with an ambitious vision: a sustainable planet that values the interconnectivity and interdependence of all living things.

Blog Posts tagged with “youth”

  • Rubbish Rivers

    By Lucilla Partridge In the spirit of engaging young people who are involved in conservation, please see below a new blog from Lucilla Partridge who is giving her own perspective. Hi! I’m really sorry that I haven’t blogged in a while but I promise that I will make it up to you. I cannot believe how quickly this year has…

  • Food security in Chad

    By Madeline Park In the spirit of engaging young people who are involved in conservation, please see below a new blog from Madeline Park who is giving her own perspective. Hi, my name is Madeline Park and I am in eighth grade at the Nueva School in Hillsborough, California. I have become very interested in global food security this year…

  • 2016

    By Lucilla Partridge In the spirit of engaging young people who are involved in conservation, please see below a new blog from Lucilla Partridge who is giving her own perspective. Happy New Year! I can’t believe that we have finally made it to 2016. This year we look forward to so many wonderful events like The Olympics in Brazil and…

  • Our world is not as bad as you think

    By Lucilla Partridge In the spirit of engaging young people who are involved in conservation, please see below a new blog from Lucilla Partridge who is giving her own perspective. Sea becoming acidic - Chemistry in School How great is our world - R.S. Orang-utans deforestation - NG Kids Magazine Appreciate what's in our planet Population Increase - Geography Can…

  • Q & A With Louis Masai – The Coral Mural and Campaign

    We asked artist Louis Masai about the process of painting the LondonLovesCorals mural in Shoreditch, and about his hopes for our broader coral campaign. The mural was started on 10th September, sparking tremendous social media interest, with people asking Louis to add their favourite coral-dependent species to the composition. The completed painting is becoming a landmark for London street-art tours,…

  • Bringing a Reef to Life

    On 11th September 2015, talented artist, Louis Masai, began a new collaboration with Synchronicity Earth. His Mission: to paint a 60 foot mural on a wall in Shoreditch, London. He started with a globe – its continents fringed with dead reef structures. Throughout the week, viewers were treated to the sight of an ecosystem coming to life. First came the…

  • Bad but good

    By Lucilla Partridge In the spirit of engaging young people who are involved in conservation, please see below a new blog from Lucilla Partridge who is giving her own perspective. Summer is on the way, and in magazines and newspaper articles, many things have caught my eye. I’ve realised that with each bad thing happening in the world, good things…

  • Hope

    By Lucilla Partridge In the spirit of engaging young people who are involved in conservation, please see below a new blog from Lucilla Partridge who is giving her own perspective. Summer is almost here! For me, this means I am getting to the end of my school year. Since starting at my new school, I have been keen to get…

  • Power of photographs

    By Lucilla Partridge In the spirit of engaging young people who are involved in conservation, please see below a new blog from Lucilla Partridge who is giving her own perspective. Hi! This month, I wanted to talk about so much how you can help others be aware through many ways. Over the past few weeks, my Dad has been in…

  • Three years at Synchronicity Earth – So why’s it so unique?

    Having always worked in the charity sector (in wildlife conservation and related fields), I was surprised to discover a completely different type of organisation – Synchronicity Earth – when I joined just over three years ago. We are a charity with a difference: we are trying to increase the number of people giving to environmental causes. Rather than compete with…

  • New thinking

    By Lucilla Partridge In the spirit of engaging young people who are involved in conservation, please see below a new blog from Lucilla Partridge who is giving her own perspective. Happy New Year! 2015 has finally arrived. Most people may have new years resolutions, I normally don’t, but this year I am hoping to be able to spread the word…

  • Your Century!

    On 21st November, Synchronicity Earth invited over 100 12 to 18 year olds and their families to an event that marked a milestone in young peoples’ environmental leadership. Your Century! - a multi-workshop and knowledge base experience – gave participants the space to actively explore their relationship to the planet as never before through encounters with environmental activists, spoken word…

  • Your Century!

    By Lucilla Partridge In the spirit of engaging young people who are involved in conservation, please see below a new blog from Lucilla Partridge who is giving her own perspective. On the 21st of November, Your Century! took place at the Royal Geographical Society, London. It was so much fun, and I really felt part of something. At school, not…

  • Red List week!

    This week, we are marking the 50th anniversary of the IUCN Red List – the world’s most comprehensive information-source on the global threat status of species. The Red List is the starting point for all conservation action, yet it is woefully underfunded and unappreciated. We have planned a week of activities for people of all ages to increase awareness. Most…

  • Personal story - Lucilla Partridge

    By Lucilla Partridge In the spirit of engaging young people who are involved in conservation, please see below a new blog from Lucilla Partridge who is giving her own perspective. I have never really told anyone why I care. Some may think there is no point. That animals and our world don’t matter, but they do. It all started in…

  • Human evolution

    By Lucilla Partridge In the spirit of engaging young people who are involved in conservation, please see below a new blog from Lucilla Partridge who is giving her own perspective. In the beginning, there were just innocent animals and nature. But then we came along: humans. We became smarter and smarter, and as time passed we discovered more. But look…

  • Four Elements Ocean Challenge

    By Olivia Taylor In the spirit of engaging young people who are involved in conservation, please see below a new blog from Olivia Taylor who is giving her own perspective on Ezemvelo KZN Wildlife. The inaugural 2014 Four Elements Ocean Challenge, an open water swim in Durban, South Africa took place in perfect conditions along Durban’s iconic beachfront on Saturday,…

  • Palm oil

    By Lucilla Partridge In the spirit of engaging young people who are involved in conservation, please see below a new blog from Lucilla Partridge who is giving her own perspective In this blog I am going to be talking how Palm Oil Plantations have a massive impact on our environment. It is not the Palm Oil itself that is the…

  • Do you ever wonder whether you can make a difference?

    By Lucilla Partridge In the spirit of engaging young people who are involved in conservation, please see below a new blog from Lucilla Partridge who is giving her own perspective. Before I begin, I want to introduce myself. My name is Lucilla Partridge and I am 12 years old.  I have always had a passion for the environment and endangered…

  • Dive deeper, aim higher, fly further!

    By Olivia Taylor In the spirit of engaging young people who are involved in conservation, please see below a third blog from Olivia Taylor who is giving her own perspective on shark conservation in South Africa. The first time you see a shark in open water and all you have on is a skimpy costume, diving fins and a mask,…

  • The Bird and the Bee

    By Henry Ficklin In the spirit of engaging young people who are involved in conservation, please see below a second blog from Henry Ficklin, aged 10, who is giving his own perspective on the New Zealand kakapo and bees. You can find Henry's first blog on why conservation is important here.  The kakapo is a large nocturnal parrot that lives on…

  • Why Conservation?

    By Quinton Paul Josop My name is Quinton Paul Josop.  I'm currently in my second year studying advanced nature guiding and conservation in northern KwaZulu-Natal in South Africa. I have a keen interest in the natural world, especially birds, trees, mammals, insects, flowers and the marine environment. I'm also inspired by people that promote conservation and see why it is…

  • Meet our new Youth Advisor

    We have a new youth advisor, Olivia Taylor. She started up Four Elements Conservation.  To read more about Olivia click here or watch this video.  

  • Why Conservation is Important

    By Henry Ficklin, aged 10. Many animals like the cod, the dodo and the American passenger pigeon used to be plentiful. But now two of these are extinct and the cod is very endangered. This can only be explained by human actions. Humans would use or eat these animals without being worried about conserving them. Numbers declined until they became…

  • Young people and conversation

    Much of our motivation for conservation comes from a belief that we need to ‘save the planet’ for future generations, yet we rarely involve young people in discussions. Over the coming months, we hope to give some of these young people a voice through our blog: they will share with us their thoughts about environmental problems and their ideas about…

  • Jessica Sweidan speaks at “The Inheritors” workshop at the IUCN World Conservation Congress, 7.9.12

    I think I was asked to participate in this session because I am reasonably young (at heart at least) and possibly because I seem to be displaying an interest in doing things differently. I was asked to discuss the kinds of commitments and actions needed to involve young people in the IUCN and conservation in general – and, frankly, I…