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The International Year of Forests, 2011

I stumbled upon this Campaign “OF FOREST AND MEN” today, and i’m overwhelmed by these fantastic pictures and the 7-minute short film on forests. You can see and download more incredible posters in high resolution on GoodPlanet Enjoy!  The Film

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Where do we want to grow?

Economic growth Today I attended a talk which focused on development assistance in Africa. I was quite impressed when this picture was shown. It illustrates in a simple way the distribution of advanced, rich nations. I was thinking how our battered world will be like in 100 years, concidering our current, not sustainable growth rate […]

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Earth Hour München

Earth Hour Munich, a photo by hipydeus on Flickr. Munich was rather disappointing. The light from the town hall and a church was turned off. Otherwise, all the lights were bright as day in all shops and commercial buildings. No one was there and no one was interested. Well it was raining, and on TV […]

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Earth Hour 2011

Earth Hour 2011 a video by hipydeus on Flickr. At 8:30 PM on Saturday 26th March 2011, lights will switch off around the globe for Earth Hour and hundreds of million people across the world from all walks of life turn off their lights and come together in celebration and contemplation of the one thing […]

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Indonesian Rainforest. Consumer power – works!

If you search for Sumatra on Google Maps, you can find them quickly. Huge Palm Oil plantages. One of our most precious forests on earth and its inhabitants are highly in danger. The orang-utan is one of our closest relatives – intelligent, impressive, – and soon to be extinct. How can it be that a […]

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GREED

GREED a photo by hipydeus on Flickr. This is my hand. This is your hand. The hand of everyone we know, our friends, our family, our neighbours, for doing what we shouldn’t and for not doing what we should. Greed and the disproportionate ambition of Man are squeezing the life out of our planet while […]

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