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Jun 14: Seminario Fundamental “energía universal, humana y espiritualidad
14/06/2013 - 14/06/2013
Dec 5: Yoga teacher training in India
05/12/2013 - 01/01/2013
Nov 11: Retreat Explore your change from I to We (Damanhur)
11/10/2013 - 19/10/2013
July 27 & 28: Arte Sano – a Healing arts festival on the beach;
27/07/2013 - 28/07/2013
Jul 25 – 28: Jornadas Hermético-Alquímicas
25/07/2013 - 27/07/2013
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Arboretum Marbella is an environmental charity creating a people’s forest in Marbella. Its aims are to create a public park of native plants and trees which is a site for conservation, education and a beautiful green space for everyone to enjoy. All their actions are aimed at informing and inspiring Marbella’s residents and tourists to become more aware of the importance of nature and protecting it by becoming more sustainable and less environmentally damaging.
Since the start on the 4th May 2011, when the Town … Continue reading
El 27 de octubre tuvo lugar en Marbella la Jornada Internacional sobre Transición INtransition 2012, bajo el lema ” Una cita con el cambio por un futuro mejor” tuvo lugar este encuentro donde se trato la iniciativas de transición como respuesta a las diversas crisis ( económica, pico del petróleo, cambio climático), donde se conto con la participación como ponentes de Juan del Rio (Red de Transición del Estado Español) , Filipa Leao Pimentel (Transition Network), José Martín Sanchez (Coín en Transición) y la videoconferencia … Continue reading
IN Trasition 2012, is an international event for anyone looking to get involved in the transition process, making a change for a better future. Working within the community, acting locally to build a more sustainable, friendly, participatory, and representative society and by developing local resilience that enables us to successfully face the two main crisis that we are experiencing now: peak oil and climate change.
Arboretum Marbella (www.arboretummarbella.org) have organized this event to launch the transition initiative locally, to encourage existing transition projects and to provide … Continue reading
On our way to establish Arboretum as an educational tool for sustainability, this year we will hold our first Permaculture Design Course PDC – an approved permaculture design.
Our goal is to make the course open to as many people as possible as we feel it is something that is so much needed in the current socio-ecological climate. Permaculture is a holistic system whose purpose is the design, planning and creation of spaces where man’s relationship with his environment is sustainable, socially equitable and economically viable. … Continue reading
Arboretum Marbella celebrated their first birthday in May 2012 and announced some extraordinary achievements. During this short time they have planted over 10,000 native shrubs, plants & trees and welcomed more than 3,000 students to learn about the environment, sustainability and organic land management. These are giant steps forward in creating the People’s Forest and becoming a leader in environmental education, but they have even more ambitious plans for the year ahead.
Arboretum Marbella’s First Year in Numbers
• Since 4th May 2011 a total of 156 … Continue reading
The end of the International Year of the Forest was marked at Arboretum in Marbella on 29th December 2011 with a tree planting by the area’s oldest woman, Antonia Aranda Fernandez. 98 year old Antonia planted her favourite tree, the almond, surrounded by friends and family and recounted stories from her long and varied life.
Antonia has 5 children, 11 grandchildren, 15 great-grandsons and one great-granddaughter. Born on 3rd February 1913, the third of 14 children in a farming family, Antonia has had a hard but … Continue reading
Urban vegetable gardens are starting to appear in cities allowing people to be close to the land and grow their own food. Some city councils and associations have started these vegetable garden projects recently so that the elderly can put their knowledge into something productive that brings a breath of fresh air to the cities; and for young people to learn where food comes from. The projects come in many different forms. Some have decided to divide land or deserted plots into small, single units … Continue reading
Arboretum is a nonprofit project based in Marbella whose mission is to develop environmental education and provide a public space for an understanding of sustainability in practice. La Chispa will be following its progress over the next few issues.
In the conservation garden, one of the priorities is developing a wild wood, composed of 131 species of trees, shrubs, grasses and vines native to the region, creating a living collection of plants and a gene pool representing the biodiversity of the area.
Given the special nature … Continue reading
Coinciding with the United Nation’s International Year of the Forest, Marbella has joined in the spirit of the occasion to launch Arboretum Marbella, a living green space with environmental resources that will teach visitors about sustainable land management and how to live more ecologically.
This ambitious project is starting off with 45,000m² located at Finca el Trapiche, near the well known ‘Huerta del Prado’ urbanization and Don Miguel Hotel. This ‘green zone’ will be a beacon for the environment, local people and for tourism, and will … Continue reading
This year has been declared the International Year of Forests by the UN General Assembly (Res/61/193, 20 December 2006).