For two days in early May, a number of people committed to the protection of climate and the environment met in the north-eastern German town of Greifswald to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the Michael Succow Foundation.
The Hamburg Environmental Institute (HUI), a non-profit organisation for the scientific analysis of environmental topics, has acquired a new domain: the Museum of the Future in Lueneburg. The institution, which carries an obvious contradiction in its name, is currently being constructed in a former day care centre on Papenstrasse. Both…
A few years ago, Helmy Abouleish, the manager of Sekem, visited the Cradle to Cradle Congress in Germany. He was convinced that the path his father had chosen for the project was the right one, and that the development it had undergone since 1977 was ample proof for that.
Most people will by now have seen the frightening images of plastic waste in the oceans. Studies of seabirds have shown that the animals will starve to death in spite of a full stomach – however, it is filled with indigestible pieces of plastic.
In Berlin, 8 March – International Women’s Day – is now a public holiday. The city’s Chamber of Deputies voted in favor of the plan in January! It isn’t the worst of ideas if you ask me.