Tamera & Global Network

Get the latest on Tamera research and news from projects we are connected with around the world.

documentary premiere

Water is Love

A movie about ecosystem restoration produced by the Tamera media team.

Ludwig Schramm & Rosa Pannitschka, May 14 2024


Carnation Revolution

 50 years since April 25: Honoring the Past, Envisioning the Future

Fátima Teixeira, Rui Braga & Uri Ayalon, April 25 2024

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What’s ours to do?

Words from a Palestinian peace worker

A’ida Al-Shibli, April 5 2024


Women in White

A new initiative to stop the war

A’ida Shibli & Miki Kashtan, March 4 2024

Tamera News

Farewell Thomas

We mourn the passing and celebrate the life of a dear longtime community member. Thomas Lüdert left his body Sunday, March 24.

Meike Müller & Helena Lüdert, March 30 2024

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Creating a Peace Bell

Giving birth to a big instrument that will echo peace throughout Tamera and the region. A collaborative effort of forging, remembering and reverberating inner and outer peace.

Laura Czajkowski, March 21 2024


Let’s celebrate water & peace around equinox together

Join us for some days of shared meditation and action, which we will hold around the equinox, between March 17 and 23.

Janni Hentrich, March 7 2024

Tamera News

Experiences in the dog sanctuary 2023

“Who feeds a hungry animal feeds his own soul.” (C. Chaplin)

Working with dogs is connected to us humans in a special way – how does this feel ?

Barbara Kovats, March 3 2024


Rojava under attack again

Why we mustn’t abandon the Middle East’s visionary alternative.

Martin Winiecki in TruthOut, February 15 2024

Online Summit

A Cry from the Future

Watch some sessions of the Summit that accompanied the release of the film “The Village of Lovers”.

Uri Ayalon, February 14 2024

Documentary Film

Global Streaming Premiere: The Village of Lovers

Celebrating the release of a major documentary film about Tamera. Ian MacKenzie, John Wolfstone and Julia Maryanska crafted a film that explores historical and contemporary stories of our community.

Uri Ayalon, January 24 2024


Looking for Media Workers

Inviting media workers to collaborate and spend a season with us – people who can support us in communicating our insights from over 40 years of research on a new culture.

Uri Ayalon, January 23 2024


Peace meditation for the Middle East

We call for and invite you to a special kind of meditation during winter solstice, December 22nd from 4 – 5 pm CET. Please invite your friends and networks.

Sabine Lichtenfels & Monika Alleweldt, December 20 ’23

News Update

The Tamera construction project (PIER) enters a decisive phase

For ten years now, the Tamera community has been investing in a process called “PIER”: it is about obtaining a special permit to change the land use plan.

Sabine Lichtenfels & Janos Valder, December 16 2023

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This year we joined with guests and friends in our olive grove to call for ceasefire now & say #NotInOurName.

Video by Danielle Diamond, November 17 2023


Prayer for Global Grace Day '23

On November 9, we celebrate Global Grace Day to invoke the vision of a nonviolent world — and this year particularly – demand an immediate ceasefire in Israel-Palestine.

Sabine Lichtenfels & Martin Winiecki, November 6 2023


On the current Escalation in Israel and Palestine

We mourn the killings in southern Israel on Saturday and the violence against both Israelis and Palestinians that has followed.

Sabine Lichtenfels, A’ida al-Shibli, Uri Ayalon & Martin Winiecki, October 12 ’23

New Publications

Stone Circle Book and Card Deck

Take the 96 archetypes of a peace community into your life

Uri Ayalon, October 8th 2023


With Rajendra
Singh in Brazil

An insight from journeying with India’s “Waterman” to Brazil in order to catalyze ecological regeneration

Martin Winiecki, Sep. 29th 2023


Dieter Duhm turns 80


Dieter Duhm turns 80

On September 19, 2022, we celebrate the 80th birthday of Dr Dieter Duhm.

Sabine Lichtenfels, September 2022

News Update

We Celebrate 10 Years of Rojava: A Visionary Social Experiment Under Threat

In north-east Syria, millions of people are modelling a peaceful multi-ethnic coexistence, grounded in lived autonomy.

Martin Winiecki & Alnoor Ladha, July 2022

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“Marcha pela Água”: Water march in Odemira

400 people rose up against agro-industry and for regeneration.


Martin Winiecki, 26 October 2021

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Short Documentary: Resisting Abusive Agro-Industry in Portuguese Natural Park

Abusive agro-industry is rapidly destroying and contaminating a Portuguese natural park, while exploiting migrant workers under slave-like conditions.

Martin Winiecki, 11 June 2021

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Tamera Joins the #HANDSFORHUMANITY Campaign

Tamera joins the #handsforhumanity campaign, raising awareness and funds for the globe’s 70.8 millions refugees.

Rui Braga, 21 May 2021

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Remembering Ladonna Brave Bull Allard

We remember our dear friend Ladonna Brave Bull Allard, who recently crossed the worlds and became an ancestor.

The Tamera Community

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Global Grace Day, November 9 2020: We Refuse to Be Enemies

November 9: What enables us to leave hostile thinking behind?

Sabine Lichtenfels

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World Animal Day, October 4 2020

Help protect our fellow creatures: join us for World Animal Day

Barbara Kovats

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Children on the Joys of Gardening in Times of Corona

A report from our children about our community food garden.

Lucia & Alma, July 3 2020

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In Solidarity with Black Lives Matter

We stand in solidarity with #BlackLivesMatter

Tamera Community,
June 2020

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Documentary: One Billion Rising 2020 in Odemira's Women's Prison

OBR 2020 – A documentary with Tamera and Odemira Women’s Prison

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Corona as a Chance for System Change

Now is the time for system change on a deep level.

Tamera Community, April 1 2020

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One Billion Rising 2020 in Odemira

Tamera celebrates One Billion Rising with Odemira Women’s Prison.

Janka Striffler, February 17 2020

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Tamera´s Participation in ‘One Billion Rising’ 2020

One Billion Rising 2020 – “Raise the vibration and rise for revolution”

Haneen Abualsoud, February 3 2020

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New Year 2020: Sabine Lichtenfels to Communities and Friends around the World

Let’s use our capacities and intelligence to activate healing powers.

Sabine Lichtenfels, January 1 2020

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Rojava Lives

Despite the invasion, the Rojava revolution continues in north-east Syria.

Leila Dregger & Martin Winiecki, January 1 2020

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“We stand in solidarity with Rojava, an example to the world”

Urgent statement on the Turkish invasion of north-east Syria released in The Guardian.

November 2 2019

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“Defend the Sacred” Conference 2019: Watch Keynote Panels, Updates & Slides

More than 300 activists gathered for the “Defend the Sacred: Conference for Global Change-Makers” at Tamera.

Martin Winiecki, August 26 2019

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"Fontes Vivas": A Celebration of Living Springs in the County of Odemira

Reviving an old Portuguese custom in our region of celebrating local water sources on midsummer’s day.

Barbara Kovats & Martin Winiecki, July 19 2019

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Farewell to Charly Rainer Ehrenpreis

Farewell to Rainer Ehrenpreis, co-founder of Tamera, musician, physicist

Leila Dregger, July 11 2019

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Tamera 2018: Our Highlights in Review

40 years after its founding, our project is in full swing

Martin Winiecki, December 31 2018

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Global Grace Day, November 9 2018: From Fear to Trust

November 9: Join our meditation and envision a healed planet Earth

Sabine Lichtenfels, October 25 2018

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Youth Camp 2018

 43 young people met at Tamera to explore global solutions in a trust based community adventure

Nora Czajkowski, October 2 2018

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Defend the Sacred: A Global Alliance for System Change

In August 2018, over 80 activists met at Tamera to birth a global community rooted in ethics, spirituality and vision

Leila Dregger, September 5 2018

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“Rise for Climate:” Rise with us on September 8!

We’re one of over 40 organizations calling for the march in Portugal. We’ll rise for system change

Martin Winiecki, September 3 2018


Parar o Furo – Stop the Oil Drilling

On August 4 2018, we carried out an aerial art action to stop the planned oil drilling in Portugal. The movement is still continuing. Join us!

August 14 2018

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Technology Month Report: June 2018

An update from our month with technology specialists focusing on alternative energy and solar cooking

Douglas Baillie, August 3, 2018

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Israel–Palestine: What is the path of reconciliation?

Report from a 3-day gathering near Gaza to focus on refusing the narrative of fear and hatred fueling the conflict

Rui Braga, July 13 2018

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Tamera Co-Workers to Support Youth Festival in Farkha, Palestine’s First Ecovillage

Call-out for a group of experienced community members to support the summer youth festival in Farkha, Palestine

Aida Shibli & Frederick Weihe, May 4 2018

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There's Never Been Oil Exploration in Portugal: Let’s Keep it That Way

On April 14 2018, over 1000 people protested in Lisbon against planned fossil fuel exploration in Portugal.

Martin Winiecki, April 19 2018

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Statements for Our Anniversary from Around the World

Friends & partners are sending video messages & letters to celebrate our 40th anniversary

Martin Winiecki, March 26 2018

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No Drilling in Portugal

While ENI/GALP is pushing for oil drilling in Aljezur, the resistance is getting ready to rise

Martin Winiecki, February 13 2018