Focus on Forests

The forest works wonders

When you go into the forest, you recharge your batteries, because trees are life, they are natural medicine in its purest form. The many different sensory impressions to which we are exposed in the forest have a calming effect on our nervous system; the chirping of birds, the sight of green leaves, possibly the babbling […] Read on...

Activities for Arbor Day 2020

Even though this year, in many places, it was not possible to carry out major activities for International Arbor Day, many people around the world found a way to give their attention to the trees on this important and special day, and perhaps even planted a tree that will provide oxygen to many living beings […] Read on...

Arbor Day, April 24th, 2020

April 24th, 2020, just two days after Earth Day, is the International Arbor Day. Trees provide us with shade on a hot summer’s day, but they give us much more: oxygen in exchange for our “waste product”, the CO2 that we exhale; flowers that feed the insects; fruit to snack on; roots that hold the […] Read on...

Planting One Trillion Trees Will Help Solve Climate Change

Trees are incredible! They provide us with air to breathe and absorb carbon dioxide in return. A new study from ETH Zurich shows that if there are one trillion trees planted globally on land that is already available for this, then the so-called global climate crisis could be averted. Planting trees is cheaper and much […] Read on...

Arbor Day 2019 – Pictures of worldwide Activities

Around the globe very many people have committed themselves to the trees, have participated in events, have planted trees or have “only” strolled through the forest to wonder at this true miracle of nature and to honour to it. With numerous information booths the attention has also been drawn to the importance and existential significance […] Read on...

Arbor Day 2019

The trees, the shrubs, the plants are the adornment and the garment of the Earth. – Jean-Jacques Rousseau Arbor Day, Friday, April 26th, 2019 This year International Arbor Day, on April 26th 2019, once again offers us the opportunity to honour the great service of the trees! We invite you to become active on this […] Read on...

Arbor Day 2018 – Pictures of worldwide Activities

Around the globe very many people have committed themselves to the trees, have participated in events, have planted trees or have “only” strolled through the forest to wonder at this true miracle of nature and to honour to it. With numerous information booths the attention has also been drawn to the importance and existential significance […] Read on...

Earth Day 2018 – Pictures of worldwide Activities

Earth Day has been celebrated worldwide. Under the patronage of The World Foundation for Natural Science through numerous activities like, for example, lectures or information booths, various aspects of our wonderful planet have been highlighted. This great commitment for Mother Earth has been documented for you with pictures. Read on...

Arbor Day 2018

Arbor Day 2018, Friday, April 27th, 2018 On the occasion of Arbor Day we will plant an English oak (Quercus Robur) celebrating the anniversary of „25 years The World Foundation for Natural Science“ on the Chripfelihof farm in Switzerland. This tree is going to remind us and future generations of the founding of The World […] Read on...

Earth Day 2018

Every year on April 22nd ‘Earth Day’ is celebrated in over 175 countries. We from ‚The World Foundation for Natural Science‘ are now doing this for the 25th time since our Founder, The Most Rev. Dr. Peter W. Leach-Lewis, Ch.D. brought forth this unique organisation on February 10th, 1993. We honour Mother Earth. Mother for […] Read on...