The commercial seal hunt in Canada started last week. Up to 400.000 seals can be killed in this season, although the market for seal products is nearly dead. But hunters and governments finds ways to keep this cruel practice alive…
Our products might soon become greener. The European Union is working on a programme to assess and benchmark the environmental performance of consumer goods: The Product Environmental Footprint. The 3-years testing period will start this month.
After Evan, a category 3 cyclone, hit the South Pacific islands, Fijian towns were severely battered and many people were left homeless. More than one month after the catastrophe, a great deal of the damage is still there – both in the land and the minds of the people.
Germany is one of the leading coffee exporting countries in the world, without having a single coffee bush. Countries like Germany buy raw coffee beans from developing countries and make profit out of processing and re-exporting the brown commodity. Why do producing countries not maximize their gain by processing the coffee locally? A story about the journey of a coffee bean.
Worldwide there are more than 180,000 different kinds of butterflies with about 700 new discoveries a year. All of them have a huge impact on the environment and help to conserve our nature. But now, the conserves are in need of conservation themselves.