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Photo Story: Students March to Take Actions Against Climate Change

About 200 students protested last Thursday, on February 14, in Dam Square as part of an international mobilisation to call for governments to take more drastic actions against climate change. This was the second time the civil society group Students for Climate organized the protest. The Amsterdammer Advertisements

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Valentine’s Day in Amsterdam: 5 Alternative Events to Celebrate All Different Kinds of Love

This Thursday marks the celebration of Valentine’s Day and, like every year, opinions are conflicting. Some condemn the commercialism that underpins the holiday, while others dislike the sudden increase of happy couples taking the day off to stroll alongside Amsterdam’s lovely canals. Luckily, the city offers a lot more than overpriced three–course menus and themed […]

NOOR presents Arctic: New Frontier to Explain Consequences of Melting Sea Ice

On December 6, over 170 people gathered at Pakhuis de Zwijger for a talk and presentation organized by NOOR Foundation, an Amsterdam-based non-profit organization. NOOR is dedicated to raising awareness of worldwide social issues through photojournalism. The organization assembled a panel of journalists and photographers who shared with the audience details of their Arctic expeditions, […]