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Creating the Great Green Wall of Africa

The true meaning of life is to plant trees under whose shade you do not expect to sit.Nelson Henderson, pioneer farmer The high dream of Richard St Barbe Baker, the ‘Man of the Trees’ who was also a friend to the pioneers of the Findhorn Foundation community, is becoming a breathtaking reality decades after his death in 1982. (read more…)

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Findhorn Bay Festival

In just a week or so the 2016 Findhorn Bay Festival kicks off, a six-day celebration of arts, culture and innovation around the Findhorn Bay area. Following the success of the inaugural event in 2014, this year’s festival promises to offer an even greater range of activities and events to satisfy festival-goers from far and wide. (read more…)

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Island!

If you open your eyes very wide and look around carefully, you will always see a lighthouse which will lead you to the right path!Mehmet Murat Ildan, author and playwright The cottages that were home to generations of lighthouse keepersIf your inner whispers of knowing are being drowned out by the clamour and busyness of modern-day life, how about a soul stopover on the Hebridean Isle of Erraid? (read more…)

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Childbirth and the environment

What is the link between healthy childbirth and the health of our environment, our planet, Earth? My views on this have been fashioned by a lifetime of… (read more…)

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Eco-designed office in Findhorn for conservation charity Trees for Life

Conservation charity Trees for Life is one of the many successful initiatives to emerge from the Findhorn Foundation. The award-winning charity has moved to a brand new building constructed to high ecological standards… (read more…)

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New Charity Status for Findhorn Hinterland Trust

On the 15th of July, the Findhorn Hinterland Trust (FHT) gained legal status as a Scottish Charitable Incorporated Organisation (SCIO). This is good news… (read more…)

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The Findhorn Foundation Fellowship and Climate Change

Roger Doudna, longtime resident of the Foundation and the chair of the Findhorn Foundation Fellows, recently completed a project to poll the Fellows on their views on climate change… (read more…)

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Findhorn inspires Brazilian community initiative

Lack of money, social barriers, fear of going new places, doubts about whether or not it was possible: all of them dissolved into nothing piece by piece as the Brazilian group Destino Colaborativo (Collaborative Destination) manifested its goal of journeying to the Findhorn Foundation to participate in an Experience Week. (read more…)

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Findhorn Presenters Win Kindred Spirit Awards

It’s time to celebrate! Kindred Spirit, the UK’s leading guide to mind body and spirit, has given two of its top awards to presenters linked to the Findhorn Foundation. Robert Holden won this year’s Mind Body Spirit Personality Award while the magazine presented its Spiritual Writer Award to Anita Moorjani. (read more…)

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Black leopard reaching out to humans

A magnificent black leopard named Spirit is reaching out to millions through a YouTube clip, taken from the full-length documentary The Animal Communicator. The formerly abused animal, that had known the worst of human behaviour while a captive in a European zoo, is now living in a more spacious predator sanctuary in South Africa and touching hearts and minds with his real and virtual presence. (read more…)

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