Meat with a mission
Lifestyle / Politics & Economy

Meat with a mission

In the past decades hills and grasslands had made way for concrete walls, metal cages and endless halls stuffed with animals eating compound feedingstuffs. The reality of meat production is far off the idyllic scenery that advertisements and manager would like us to believe. But in Germany, farmer Bernd Schulz stands against the common standards and produces “meat with a mission.” (Photo credit: meinekleinefarm.org) Continue reading

Advertisements
Phones that could change the world
Lifestyle / Science & Technology

Phones that could change the world

Iphone, Galaxy or Xperia. The smartphone market is thriving. Besides the latest technology the brands usually have one thing in common: they exploit humans and the environment. But, nowadays, a new generation of smart phones is entering the market. We’ll introduce you to two of hopefully many examples of phones that are more responsible. Photo credit: Fair Phone Continue reading

Dangerous skin care cocktails
Lifestyle

Dangerous skin care cocktails

A recent German study on cosmetics shakes consumers. A huge research project conducted by the environmental organisation Bund für Umwelt und Naturschutz Deutschland (BUND) found out that about one third of cosmetic products on the German market contain harmful hormones. Shampoos, creams, make-up, soap: many products could cause severe diseases and disorders. Continue reading