Amazon Activist and Solutionologist
Venue: the Teacher’s Club, Dublin
Date: Monday, August 13th
(Admission free, donations welcomed)
Nicola Peel is an award winning environmentalist, filmmaker, speaker and solutionist. Nicola has been working in the Ecuadorian Amazon for 18 years on a number of environmental and social projects. Finding solutions to oil spills with fungi, building rainwater systems for indigenous people suffering from contamination due to the oil industry, training farmers in agroforestry to prevent the slash and burn of tropical rain forests and cleaning the beaches of tons of plastic, turning rubbish into a resource.
Nicola’s focus has been to find practical solutions to respond to those in need who are suffering due to resource extraction, poverty and climate change.
She believes that ‘nature is our greatest teacher’ and during her presentation she will give examples on some of the solutions found in Nature.
Nicola will also speak in Longford (August 14th), Galway (August 15th) and Cloughjordan (August 16th – TBC) during her visit to Ireland. More details on these meetings to follow.