Here you can find the myths, legends, fables and folktales that make up the Collection. Over time, these stories will increase in number and cultures of origin; they will also be translated into different languages. Feel free to explore the Collection from the different access ways you can find below.
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Earth Stories

The Collection
To inspect and select stories which meet the educational purposes you are looking for, below you have different ways to access them: through the issues they deal with, by means of the principles and sections of the Earth Charter which each story is capable of illustrating, through the nations, cultures or spiritual traditions where they come from and, finally, by the themes they deal with and that they can illustrate in general terms.

Through The Earth Charter


Section I: Respect and Care for the Community of Life:

Principle 1

Principle 2

Principle 3

Principle 4


Section II: Ecological Integrity:

Principle 5

Principle 6

Principle 7

Principle 8


Section III: Social and Economic Justice:

Principle 9

Principle 10

Principle 11

Principle 12


Section IV: Democracy, Non-violence and Peace:

Principle 13

Principle 14

Principle 15

Principle 16



Through the Nations, Cultures and Traditions

You can also select stories from nations, cultures and traditions through the next interactive world map.

Icons credits

Community of Life: Icons made by Icon Pond from is licensed by CC 3.0 BY

Cooperation and Collaboration: Icons made by Vectors Market from is licensed by CC 3.0 BY

Care of Nature: Icons made by Freepik from is licensed by CC 3.0 BY

Democracy, Participation and Dialogue: Pixabay

Ethics of Care: Icons made by Freepik from is licensed by CC 3.0 BY

Equality: Icons made by Freepik from is licensed by CC 3.0 BY

Interculturality: Vector de Personas creado por pikisuperstar –

Interdependencies and Systems Thinking: Icons made by Smashicons from is licensed by CC 3.0 BY

Social and Economic Justice: Vector de Fondo creado por freepik –

Respect for Life, Non-violence and Peace: Vectores Gratis vía

Universal Responsibility:

Solidarity and Simplicity of Life: Pixabay