Scientists in Sweden are studying the climate-cooling effects of spruce forests

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Johnny Wood, Writer, Formative Content Scientists are exploring whether coniferous trees might help to counter the effects of global warming. Deep in Sweden’s spruce forests researchers from Lund University are studying the cooling qualities of organic compounds called terpenes, […]

A Young student assesses the Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA)

European Youth Insights is a platform provided by the European Youth Forum and the European Sting, to allow young people to air their views on issues that matter to them. The following entry is written by Arif Shala,  doctoral student at the Ludwig Maximilians University in Munich, Germany. The Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) is an assessment […]

Counting unemployment in the EU: The real rate comes to anything between 16.1% and 20.6%

Eurostat, the EU statistical service, repeated with more recent figures its memorable work on the real unemployment rate, that appeared for the first time in 2014 based on data for the third quarter of 2013. This time the Eurostat researchers worked with data for the last quarter of 2014. The new results they produced refer […]

GradList Launched At TheNextWeb 2014

Written by Manfred Tropper, Founder of mantro.net As part of the Boost program at TheNextWeb Europe conference in Amsterdam we introduced our new product ‘GradList’. We chose TheNextWeb Europe for the launch as it’s the perfect place to get in touch with a great variety of people from everywhere around the planet and from a […]

The world is a book and those who do not travel read only one page

Written by Uzanziga Ange-Raïssa, AIESEC Belgium “Travel, see the world, discover breath-taking places and have life-changing experiences” This is on the bucket list of many young people or even on the things-to-do-before-turning-30-list. But few wake up pack their bags and decide to finally go on adventure. Nevertheless, travelling while young is a life-changing experience that […]

Travel the world, find yourself

Written by Margot Vanfleteren, AIESEC Belgium 196 countries, 7 continents, 270 nationalities and 300 languages. Enough to explore and discover during your life. Right now I’m 21 years young. Throughout my life I had the opportunity to travel the world. Currently I’ve visited all continents. When people ask me what my life goal or dream […]