Blogging is a fact of life for many young people today. It is often used as a tool for communities, especially minorities, to have their voice heard. Young people are major consumers of blogs, but at the same time many of them have blogs of their own. Considering the fact that this method of expressing yourself and putting your views and ideas out there has recorded major successes, it does not come as a surprise that blogging is now often used for marketing purposes. So if you are considering starting a blog, here are a few tips and tricks from the master of the blog game Jeff Bullas on how to attract Millennials, as they are the largest demographic in the world today and also the biggest blog content consumers.

The previous article discussed the customary terms of conflict and offered concrete examples to define our positions and interests. We learned how to analyse the perception of conflict and how to separate facts, interpretations, and emotions. There is no doubt now that conflict is an essential part of every human being’s life, and there is nothing wrong with that. Yet the paramount question is still relevant: what to do after you realise you’re involved in a conflict? How to work with it - and how to stand up for your rights and values without harming the opponent? I hope this article can shed some light on this practical topic.

Today’s inspiration comes from the Republic of Moldova, where the Moldovan Environmental Governance Academy (MEGA) is proposing gamified initiatives for a more sustainable environment. MEGA is a social entrepreneurial organization which combines psychology, technology, and ecology with open-source eco-innovations. Aware of its apparent complexity, Alexandr Iscenco, CEO of MEGA, offers some clarifying remarks.

We’ve highlighted below some of the most recent developments and occurrences in youth-related news and events.

Alex and Valentina are two young & brave people who decided to leave their jobs and to travel around the world. Being creatives they went on taking bunch of fabulous photos and videos. But more than visual representation, I was fascinated by the deep conclusions and profound meanings these two have found throughout their trip. Was it all so easy? How did they manage their living? From being stuck on a cherry farm in Canada to building a bed in an old minivan and feeling like pilgrims - this adorable couple has done it all. Have dreams - will travel? Read on my interview with Alex to find a few tips on how to make your travel dreams come true.

Every day, hundreds of donkeys, tipper lorries, wheelbarrows, head pans, and shovels are used to dig sand running into millions of tons and move it to where it is used in building houses and constructing other structures across Nigeria. Many people ignore the fact that the indiscriminate digging of sand is dangerous; and that encroaching on farmlands can reduce farming activities needed for food security and income for farmers and more revenue to the government. Farming reduces poverty and hunger. Apart from the fact that natural resources should be used properly, local residents should be made to understand the consequences of acting otherwise.

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