Suche
Suche Menü

Das große Wegschmeißen

18 von insgesamt 54,5 Millionen Tonnen Lebensmittel werfen wir Deutschen („wir in Deutschland“ korrigiert mich Carla, voll korrekt) jährlich weg – das ist nicht neu aber noch immer empörend viel. Der WWF hat dies in der Studie „Das Große Wegschmeißen“ gerade frisch berechnen lassen. Dort werden …

Weiterlesen

Go NUTs with Eurostat Atlas

NUTs in European Statistics stands for Nomenclature of Territorial Units for Statistic  and defines regions at different levels. Here, as an example, you can see the average size (hectare) of farms in the different NUTS-2 regions of the EU. Want to play out your own statistical …

Weiterlesen

Sneak preview – guess what!

Here is a preview of Annika’s next picture. We felt this was probably the first comic featuring a mouse throwing up. But then we thought of Mickey, ‚though we could not quite remember that story… Anyway – what would you guess is the story of this …

Weiterlesen

Töpfer & Shiva plant veggies in Berlin

Planting vegetables in October – on a sidewalk in the Centre of Berlin :-) To launch the 2nd Global Soil Week (27-31 October 2013), IASS Executive Director Professor Klaus Töpfer and environmental activist Vandana Shiva broke up sealed soil at Potsdamer Platz and planted it with …

Weiterlesen

Symphony of the Soil

Deborah Koons Garcia’s “Symphony of the Soil” presents a wondrous world of critters and bacteria, mulch and manure. Unfolding with gentle joy and an unexpected beauty, this ode to the miracle of the Earth’s topmost layer gives us a newfound respect for the ground beneath our …

Weiterlesen

UNCTAD: Wake up before its too late!

A United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) report on Trade and Environment published on September 18th calls for radical changes in agriculture and food production. Farming in rich and poor nations alike should shift from monoculture towards greater varieties of crops, reduced use of …

Weiterlesen