Focus on Oceans

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...

World Oceans Day

On the 8th of June, World Oceans Day proclaimed by the United Nations will be celebrated for the tenth time. The day reminds us how important the oceans are for life on this planet, for example in terms of food security, climate and health. In many places in the world different activities will take place […] Read on...

Earth Day 2019

Since 1990, on April 22nd, “Earth Day” has been celebrated worldwide (in over 175 countries!), and will be this year, too. In our hectic lives in particular, it is good to simply go out into Nature and become quiet. And yet: in the woods it is anything but quiet, because there is the noise of […] 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...

World Ocean Day, June 8th, 2017: celebrate and be grateful for the oceans

The oceans are where life begins. They cover two-thirds of the globe and give it its nickname, the blue planet. The oceans are full of glorious life, from coral reefs and colourful fish, to plants and crustaceans, from microorganisms to large ocean-crossing sea mammals. The sea water, because of its salt, acts as a purifier for the water that ends up back in the ocean. We are just like the oceans: our bodies are two-thirds water, and we need a little salt in our drinking water to help us stay healthy. Read on...

Earth Day 2017 – 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 2017

Earth Day is celebrated on April 22nd every year in over 175 countries and it enhances appreciation of  our natural environment. It is also supposed to make us rethink our consumer behaviour. Read on...