Focus on Soil

Plastic Rain

Plastic waste is now so ubiquitous that not only are our oceans filled with it, but plastic particles have now been detected in the air high up on the Rocky Mountains of the United States, falling with the rain. How did it get there? Plastic micro-particles are so small they can be carried in water […] 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...

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...

Pesticides are unnecessary and violate human rights

„Excessive use of pesticides is very dangerous for the human health and the environment and it is misleading to claim that pesticides are necessary for ensuring food production.” In their report to the General Assembly of the United Nations and The Human Rights Council of the United Nations the special rapporteurs Dr. Hilal Elver und Baskut Tuncak contradict the paradigms of the agricultural chemistry industry giants. Read on...

Earth Day 2016

On the occasion of Earth Day on April 22nd all round the world Mother Earth, who is providing for us all we need and require, and this on a constant basis, was honoured. The question is what we humans do in return: do we give anything back, how much and what? Read on...

2015: nations move against GMO

2015 has been a remarkable year in the movement to ban GMO worldwide. 19 EU member states have chosen to opt-out of cultivation of EU-approved GMO crops. Also, the US Environmental Protection Agency has reversed its decision to permit for use Dow Chemical’s ‘Enlist Duo’ pesticide, which contains 2,4-D, one of the components of Agent […] Read on...

2015 International Year of Soils

On Friday, December 5th, 2014 on the occasion of the World Soil Day The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations formally launched the “UN International Year of Soils” during the 69th session of the UN General Assembly in New York. Read on...