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Panorama of Eden Project, Cornwall

About our mission

There is a planetary emergency. Only by deepening our collective understanding of the interconnections between all living things and seeing them as a whole can we protect the Earth and engender environmental harmony and social equity.  

We need to inspire citizenship over consumption in order to care for this planet, Spaceship Earth, our only home, that provides us ‒ and all life ‒ with fresh air, clean water, fertile soil, rich biodiversity, a stable climate and an awesome recycling system. Exploring how it all interconnects can transform our understanding of the world and help us see, how together, our actions can make a difference. Eden is a beacon of hope.  

That’s why we work collaboratively with other organisations, walk the talk at our own site in Cornwall, and share our stories through horticulture exhibits, arts and culture programmes, community initiatives and education work. 

Sir Tim Smit on Eden's mission

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Tim Smit

“People know that things are wrong but they don’t know what they can do to change it... Eden needs to be a shop window of hope.”

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