Great Plains Conservation offers responsible tourism in Botswana, Kenya, and Zimbabwe. In their eco-camps, safari-lovers can experience the amazing African wildlife while helping sustain the existing wilderness and local communities. The award-winning organisation says that their “model takes stressed and threatened environments, surrounds them with compassionate protection and intelligent, sustainable management, and funds them with sensitive, low-volume, low-impact, tourism.”
Social enterprise Fairphone produces the fairest smartphone on the market with improving workers conditions by using their own supply chain, producing their own phone that customers can easily repair and upgrade when needed and having a reuse/recycling scheme.
I’ve been vegan since the 29th of January 2015. At that point in my life, I had already been vegetarian for four years (since the 1st of January 2011) thanks to a school project I had to do on the topic. I know those dates so well because each time something significant happened that deeply resonated with me.
Imagine, you’re snorkelling or swimming in the ocean, admiring a colourful reef with many different kinds of fish species that you don’t know where to look first. And then… Dum Da Dum Da Dum Da! A shark.
Pleasure now is more accessible than ever and doesn’t need a lot of resources. However, if you want to spice up your sex life a bit, there are a vast number of helpers you can use: I’m talking about sex toys of course.
Deforested areas are more affected by environmental damages like flooding or erosion than other regions. On the other hand, the people living in those areas are often poor. Eden Reforestation Projects has made a connection between deforestation and poverty.
While it is great that more people live a sustainable life, many forget to look beyond their lifetime. What about after we die? Is it even possible to have an eco-friendly burial? Julia talked to Lee Webster, vice-president of Education of the Green Burial Council – a US-based organisation that educates people on green burials – to answer those questions.
Many people – I included – stayed in their local area or country and went hiking this year. As a passionate hiker, I wanted to grab the opportunity to introduce you to two initiatives that encourage people to take their trash with them.
EinMACHGLAS is one of the newest refill stores in Germany and focuses on offering mostly local products without packaging.
Tobias Köninger is an ecological winegrower from South-West Germany and talks about the struggles and gains of converting to ecological winegrowing.