Category Archives: Environmental Awareness

The Cute, Happy Koala Post OR Why I don’t read every Greenpeace post

…or every post of any other save-the-planet organization that I follow and/or support. I am not going to go into too much detail here, but when 2014 was still young and I spent a lot of time at my pc … Continue reading

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Africa from Above

In 2006 I had the opportunity to experience two intense months in the most remote areas of Northern Namibia. During that time I was very lucky to have the opportunity to view the spectacular landscape from a microlight. This unforgettable … Continue reading

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The high cost of cheap meat

Nothing against eating meat, but many Western people really seem to not for one moment consider WHAT it is they are actually eating and where it comes from anymore. Ever heard of moderation?

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Compensation

That is what Earth Institute director and economist Jeffrey Sachs calls aid for regions that are suffering from climate change although they had nothing to do with it. Right he is. Here an interesting article I read today on our attempts … Continue reading

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Fundamental Challenges of Humanitarian Aid

Today I read an article on the situation in Haiti two years after the devastating earthquake that killed over 300,000 people, injured as many and left one million homeless. It was frustrating to read how innumerable official and unofficial NGOs … Continue reading

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REDUCE, RE-USE, RE-CYCLE.

Our organic food supplier WILD Organics discussed the topic of “packaging” in their latest newsletter. It is often difficult to judge these days which choice is the best one to make for our planet. Obvious is “the less the better”; … Continue reading

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