GEN International Trustee
GEN Ambassador, GEN Network Steward, Friend of GEN
Since 2009, Ethan Hirsch-Tauber has lived in communities around the world, working as a sustainability educator and engaging in the ecovillage movement. He taught for four years as a faculty for Living Routes sustainability study program in Auroville, India. During that time he started working with GEN, in particular supporting the birth of GEN Africa as its own entity and the remergence of NextGEN. He then spent four years living in Tamera, Portugal and was voted onto the GEN Europe Council where he served for two years.
In Tamera he also learned about the model of Water Retention Landscapes and studied with Waterman of India, Dr. Rajendra Singh, who restored seven rivers to flowing in the deserts of India through grassroots village mobilization. He currently works with Water Stories to support education for water restoration practitioners with the aim of climate restoration and restoring earth’s desertifying landscapes. He currently lives in Northern California in the United States and serves on GEN's Board of Trustees.
Site content by Ethan Hirsch-Tauber
For the past several years, a group of empowered young people have been creating an inspiring movement within the existing ecovillage network. NextGEN is a youth-focused and youth-directed part of the Global Ecovillage Network. NextGEN is building youth-oriented projects in every region of GEN and its members represent a wide diversity of youth from around the world. This article by Ethan Hirsch-Tauber will share some of the different voices, in order to give a window into what NextGEN is, and … Read more
- Date: 6 – 9 July 2015
- Location: Findhorn Community, Scotland, Undefined
Organised by GEN in partnership with Gaia Education, the Findhorn Foundation and New Findhorn Association, the GEN+20 Summit is an invitation to celebrate 20 years of walking our talk. You are warmly invited to join us in honouring some of the elders of the ecovillage movement, celebrating the present holders of energy from all corners of the world and continuing to look ahead with the next generation at where our learning edge for sustainable living is now. Together, we will share realistic … Read more