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Bill McKibben for youth4planet

Bill McKibben, author and founder of 350.org wrote to youth4planet just after receiving the aAlternative Nobel…

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Climate change – a worldwide problem

About one week ago we came together as a group of 5 people from 3 countries. A mixed group from Australia, Indonesia and Germany. But why is it so important to be that international? It is because we are all affected by climate change, but each of us in a different way. We all have similar fears because we all suffer from it in a special…

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Nørsk and Northern Lights

Yesterday the team and I were visiting the Nørsk reconstruction area in Qassiarsuk, Greenland. From what I heard, this area is the best reconsruction zone in the world. This is a place where the Nørsk (Viking) came and settled in Greenland for several hundred years. In that reconstruction zone, we went to a church of Erik the Red. I am amazed…

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Help to make Greenland greener

Our mission for today was to plant at least 100 trees, and that is what we have done. Nature in Narsarsuaq is really amazing. The arctic is not full of ice and glaciers, as most of the people think. Here, in South Greenland, you can also see a beautiful green vegetation. During photosynthesis, trees and other plants absorb carbon dioxide and…

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The arctic is..?

Arriving in the arctic. What do each of the earthTeam members say about it? Also we met Jason Box.

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Day 2: The Hills

When reading the posts from my fellow travellers you might notice that we had some (and today even worse than yesterday) problems with landing at our destination again. That’s why we are in Nuuk for one more day. After the arrival we felt the need to get some fresh air so we decided to go for a hike up a hill next to the airport. The view was…

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Day 1: Let the journey to the arctic region begin!

Two days of preparation in Hamburg are behind us. Finally we met the whole team and all of our earthTeamMembers (Kevin, Delphine, Kalinda, Nesha & Thomas) in Copenhagen to give the final start for Youth4Arctic 2015. After a quick breakfast in the hotel, we rushed to the airport for our 9 am flight from Copenhagen to Kangerlussuaq/Greenland….

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In Hamburg we get on the train to the airport

The earthTeam and youth4Planet-Team in front of the hamburg main trainstation just before we leave to the hamburg airport to fly over copenhagen  to greenland! We are very exicited what we’ll see and experience in the next 10 days! From left to right: Verena Winkler (coordinator y4p), Kevin Hendrawan (earthTeam), Nesha Ichida (earthTeam),…

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