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Workshop Fundraising for beginners

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Workshop Fundraising for beginners To emphasize the ‘Academy’ part of the Future For Nature Academy, there is a wish to organize workshops exclusively for FFN Academy Members. In these workshops participants learn practical skills that are useful for a career in nature conservation, but are not necessarily part of the university curriculum. Fundraising is one […]

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City clean-up Nijmegen

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City clean-up Nijmegen Around 80% of marine plastic comes from land-based sources due to improper waste disposal and management. Even further inland, plastic litter can easily effect local environments or enter waterways and be discharged into the ocean. In the Rhine itself, plastic litter can be found throughout the wholestretch from Basel, Switzerland to Rotterdam, […]

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A bubbling FFN Academy Scrum 2018

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A bubbling FFN Academy Scrum 2018 On October 27th we gathered at camping Ganspoort near the city centre of Utrecht for the second “scrum” (or brainstorm) in the life of FFN Academy. The meeting room at Ganspoort proved to be the best place for an unconstrained free flow of ideas about FFN Academy activities in […]

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Make your own linen bread bag workshop

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Make your own linen bread bag workshop After the stone-age and the bronze-age, some people call the twenty first century the ‘plastic age’. Plastic is a great product, it is cheap to produce and resistant. However, an enormous amount of single use plastic ends up in the environment and pollutes nature. In order to raise […]

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Dr Jane Goodall: Livestream on 6 locations (24 May 2018)

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Dr Jane Goodall: Livestream on 6 locations (24 May 2018) Primatologist, ethologist and anthropologist Dr. Jane Goodall, famous for her pioneering research on chimpanzees, recently visited the Netherlands. The Hogeschool van Amsterdam was lucky to host her for a lecture on the 24th of May, and the Future For Nature Academy organized a livestream of […]

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A Wild Year – An evening in the elements

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A Wild Year – An evening in the elements On the stormy and rainy evening of Friday the 21st of September, a group of about 30 enthusiasts gathered at the Hoge Born in Wageningen for an inspiring evening about the outside life. Koen Arts and Gina Maffey shared their story about their year living outside […]

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Conservation impact from behind your computer

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Conservation impact from behind your computer Utrecht students joined a citizen science initiative via the Zooniverse web portal in an afternoon dedicated to helping conservation projects around the world. Volunteering from the comfort of your home is now possible with tools such as Zooniverse, the largest and most popular platform for citizen science, or people-powered […]

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Conservation Pubquiz

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Conservation Pubquiz Organized to raise funds for the broken down 4×4 vehicle of Future For Nature winner Matt Shirley, the conservation pub quiz in Wageningen was a hit! Many people showed up to support the cause and have a fun evening filled with nature, beer and cake! After a short video fabricated by Matt Shirley […]

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Save the Insects!

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Save the Insects! On September 15th 2018, the first event from the Future For Nature Academy Nijmegen chapter was held in collaboration with Nijmegen Green Capital. Our hosts, Jannah and Eline, welcomed over 35 people at De Bastei, natural and cultural history museum on the River Waal. Sticking close to home, Caspar Hallman, a researcher […]