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125 years naturefriends

125 activities for sustainable development

Over the last 125 years, Naturefriends all around the world have implemented thousands of activities to champion this wide variety of causes: fighting for the right of way, developing environmentally and socially sustainable tourism and leisure-time offers, and promoting protection of the environment and nature, climate justice and international solidarity.

Facing the 125-years anniversary this year, NFI presents 125 pilot projects of Naturefriends that have been contributing to a sustainable development or continue to do so. Have a look at our website, on facebook & instagram!

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Photo: 2ADIB Mali

NFI christmas special: Donate a brick to the village of Finkolo (Mali)!

The south of Mali is heavily affected by climate change. The increase in periods of drought leads to massive losses in agricultural production; sometimes the harvest is completely lost. The storage of agricultural products is therefore becoming increasingly important. Also the women's cooperative in the village community of Finkolo, which has been successfully cultivating vegetables for several years with the support of Naturefriends, urgently needs a storage building for its products. With a contribution of 15 euros you support the construction of the storage building and create a future perspective for the people of Finkolo.
Donations for a brick for Finkolo are also meaningful christmas presents for your friends or family – upon request, we we send a gift certificate via mail.

More information about the project and the NFI christmas special
advent for climate

Advent for the climate: 24 steps towards more climate justice - #adventforclimate 

"Tiempo de actuar - it's time to act!” The motto of the 25th UN Climate Change Conference, which starts today in Madrid, is a call to all of us to make our daily lives more climate-friendly and to contribute to more climate justice.

Together we can achieve great things with small steps! Open a window every day in the Advent calendar of Naturefriends International on Facebook and get practical tips for your personal contribution to climate protection!

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Photo: Cornelia Kühhas

Climate protection in tourism: flight shaming alone is not enough!

On occasion of the World Tourism Day on 27 September, Naturefriends are calling for rapid and effective action regarding climate protection in tourism. Flightshaming alone is not enough!

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Green 10

Green 10 reject the „One in, one out“ principle planned by European Commission President-Elect Ursula von der Leyen!

The Green 10 – a network of the ten largest European environmental NGOs, amongst them NFI – is firmly against the introduction of a “One in, one out” principle for new legislation, as planned by European Commission President-Elect Ursula von der Leyen. The principle is inherently incompatible with the climate and environmental ambition set out by her and risks undermining the potential benefits of new initiatives under the European Green Deal.
Green 10 Briefing on „One in, one out“ Principle