Yesterday, Peruvian NGO Liderando Vidas and The Avalon Project signed a collaboration agreement within the framework of Avalon’s Affiliated Organizations. The agreement was forged during talks held within the Peruvian organization’s reforestation campaign, Sembrando Vidas (Sowing Lives), with which they intend to plant one million trees in the region. However, Liderando Vidas is also carrying […]
On 5th June, Grian made a presentation at the Virtual World Forum for Water, Earth, Climate and Diversity, invited by the Senate of Mendoza, Argentina, in celebration of World Environment Day. Here you have the video of his speech (only in Spanish).
In August 2019, members of the proyect participated as Extintion Rebellion in the Rototom Sunsplash European Reggae Festival During the festival, Greenpeace and Extinction Rebellion presented the Social Forum 2019 which was jointly organized with the cultural assosiation Exodus. Among the participantes in the forum there was Tatiana Nuño, who is responsible for the climate change […]
Article originally published on the Extinction Rebellion Spain blog, on 22nd March 2019 When I hear the term ‘sustainable development’ from the lips of a person genuinely concerned about the ecological problems we face, I immediately hear a voice in my head that says: ‘We are not on track’. But why do I think this? […]
Extinction Rebellion Granada held a performance around the city to draw public attention to the current serious ecological crisis Eighteen activists from the local Extinction Rebellion node, among who were activists from The Avalon Project, carried out on 5th June a “funeral” for the serious biodiversity loss that is taking place around the world as […]
Sixty activists from XR Spain blocked the seat of the new government’s party to demand the declaration of climate emergency After the non-violent direct action of 15th April, in which we blocked the international headquarters of the Spanish oil corporation Repsol, Avalon activists were again part of an Extinction Rebellion action group, this time to […]
European historical activist Andrea(s) Speck imparted a new workshop on NVDA in Granada On 25th May, and organized by The Avalon Project, the second workshop of Non-Violent Direct Action (NVDA) was held in Granada in order to train local group members of Extinction Rebellion (XR). This workshop was imparted again by Andrea(s) Speck, historical activist […]
Alette Willis, lecturer at the University of Edinburgh, imparted an interesting workshop on the art of telling stories On the weekend of 11th and 12th May, Alette Willis, author, storyteller, secretary of the Scottish Storytelling Forum and Chancellor’s Fellow in Counselling and Psychotherapy at the University of Edinburgh, imparted an interesting course to a group […]
Extinction Rebellion and The Avalon Project organised and participated in the massive ‘die-in’ performed in Granada. This proposal, raised by XR Berlin, was followed in Spain by XR groups in Madrid, Barcelona, Seville, Zaragoza and Mallorca, in addition to Granada. The die-in is a way of protest in which people simulate being dead, in this […]
Images of the massive international die-in played by Extinction Rebellion in Granada, in which activists of The Avalon Project participated, in planning, organisation and performance. Video courtesy of Jose Moreno Jiménez.