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Orca Encounter
Orca Encounter

Ashley McDonald blogs about her adventure so far, which includes an up close encounter with a pod of Orca's that was caught it on video. read more..

Mahi Tahi
Mahi Tahi

Mahi Tahi! If you have an objective, or a goal, you are FULLY capable of making it happen. Get people behind you and TOGETHER, as a collective unit, your idea should come into effect. Aoife Broad. read more..

Adventure in numbers
Adventure in numbers

Yonni Kepes blogs from sunny Nelson, giving an account of his experience so far... read more..

Lead the way
Lead the way

Eamon Walsh blogs about what it means, to him, to be a leader... read more..

Only at YELF
Only at YELF

This year we invited Pacific Leaders to YELF. Jevon Sato travelled from Palau as a chaperone for these young people.... read more..

An inspirational week
An inspirational week

"I was very eager to meet like-minded people who also had an interest in environment and leadership." Amandeep Kaur reflects on her week at YELF. read more..

Learning Curves
Learning Curves

"The Youth EnviroLeaders' Forum has been the most inspiring week of my life." Lyvia Bowering shares what her time at YELF means to her. read more..

Do great things
Do great things

Elias Worall-Bader shares about his experience at YELF 2016, and the special friendships he has made. read more..

The week that changed my life
The week that changed my life

Joe McLoughlin blogs about his time at YELF 2016. The week that changed his life.... read more..

Our complex world: a scientific lens
Our complex world: a scientific lens

"....not only to answer to the present and past, but also, to pose questions for the future; that is what YELF 2016 taught me." Rosie Luo learns the value in scientific enquiry. read more..

Connectedness
Connectedness

"I walked out of the airport on the final day feeling I had each and every one of these people and stories with me. " Ariana Brunet blogs about her time at YELF read more..

When the ball rolls your way
When the ball rolls your way

"....and remember that life is what you make of it – and that is what makes the possibilities so exciting." Yonni Kepes reflects on his time at YELF and the friendships he made read more..

Let's make a difference
Let's make a difference

Miriam Clark reflects on her time at YELF, and what she has been able to carry into her "normal" life read more..