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Support 100 Global Emerging Environmental Leaders

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Ivan Zambrana (Bolivia) hosts an ethnobotany break

Ivan Zambrana (Bolivia) hosts an ethnobotany break
During the annual Global Environments Summer Academy, participants celebrate food sovereignty and dietary diversity by organizing ethnobotany breaks that showcase diverse culinary traditions. (view small | med | large | orig)

GESA promotes peer-to-peer interactive learning

GESA promotes peer-to-peer interactive learning
Victoria Ramenzoni (Argentina) and Paramesha Mallegowda (India) participate in a GESA 2012 outdoor session on environmental games at Starnberger See, near Munich, Germany. (view small | med | large | orig)

Every GESA features a community mapping exercise

Every GESA features a community mapping exercise
Interactive sessions, facilitated by skilled resource persons, provide theory and practice with methods such as video, participatory mapping and ethnographic approaches. (view small | med | large | orig)

Connecting with nature on a visit to the Alps

Connecting with nature on a visit to the Alps
GESA participants eagerly leave the conventional classroom behind in open air sessions in gardens and parks and during field trips to local museums, nearby farms and more remote mountain retreats. (view small | med | large | orig)

A scene from the Advocacy, Law and Policy workshop

A scene from the Advocacy, Law and Policy workshop
Led by international legal expert and GESA 2012 alum Marie Wilke, the session aimed to encourage participants to use law and policy in their work. It ended with a 'moot court' simulating a legal case. (view small | med | large | orig)

GESA begins with a Swiss Alps nature retreat

GESA begins with a Swiss Alps nature retreat
Following popular and productive excursions to the Bavarian countryside in the Munich-based GESA 2011 and 2012, a three-day retreat in Kandersteg launches each summer academy in Switzerland. (view small | med | large | orig)

Networking and building lifelong relationships

Networking and building lifelong relationships
The GESA approach encourages interactivity among participants and resource people, creating strong bonds that extend beyond the duration of the three-week course. (view small | med | large | orig)

A GESA workshop featured political puppet making

A GESA workshop featured political puppet making
Dr. Khadija von Zinnenburg Carroll, an artist and academic based in Cambridge and Berlin, led the workshop, titled When Voice Becomes Form and Puppet Becomes Satire, at GESA 2013. (view small | med | large | orig)

Getting into character during puppetmaking

Getting into character during puppetmaking
Dr. Zinnenberg encouraged participants to voice their concerns, thoughts, ideas by creating puppet characters. (view small | med | large | orig)

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