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World Ocean Day: The suffering of fish

For more than 3 billion people, fish is the primary and often irreplaceable source of protein; 800 million people live directly or indirectly from fishing. To feed that many people, it takes a lot of fish: worldwide, more than 90 million metric tons are caught each year, covering nearly seven percent of global protein consumption. However, […] Read on...

World No Tobacco Day 2022 – Stop smoking today!

First of all, the good news: Between 2007 and 2019, the number of adult smokers has declined steadily. However, 1.3 billion people worldwide still use tobacco today (of which 1.1 billion are smokers, with another 200 million turning to other tobacco products). Five companies dominate 80 percent of the market. While they are promoting increasingly […] Read on...

The WWW of the Woods

The Darwinian world view assumes that there is a constant competition between all living beings, in which the stronger wins. For a long time, this approach also applied to the woods. According to popular belief, trees fight for light, water, soil nutrients, and only those who ruthlessly prevail, win. “Darwin’s theory of evolution by natural […] Read on...

Earth Day 2022

Earth Day provides the occasion to connect with Mother Earth in a calm way and to become aware of what Nature gifts us day in and day out. Nature’s bounty has no limits, and we are still far from having experienced and explored everything. All things in nature have their own purpose and their destiny. […] Read on...

Microplastics – An Invisible Danger for Our Health

No water, no life. Earth is a water planet, as about two thirds of its surface consists of water. The same is true for our bodies, and if we do not regularly fill up our “body reservoir” with pure water, after a week at the latest we are no longer alive. It is obvious, therefore, […] Read on...

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