Healthy and yummy plants

The first month of the year has already passed and this is a good point in time to look at how the propositions for this year (and the future) are doing. In case you haven't all downloaded the Excel file I made containing several ideas on how to make your life more sustainable, you can …

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Food is central

Yes, I already shared some rules for food with you last week. But food is an important basis for all our lives, so I want to tell you a bit more about it. Yesterday, I was at a big manifestation with about 27,000 participants who demand ecological agriculture, based on small farms, and who fight …

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10 reasons for cycling & some rules for food

Cycling ❤ I really enjoy cycling, even in winter, and I wonder a bit why not more people are using the bike. Of course, in some places the infrastructure could be better or some ways are very long, but there are many good reasons to cycle and one can always advocate for improvements! I came …

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Chapter 13: Love for Nature

Nature is highly valued by everyone. People know that it has an intrinsic value, but also that it is the basis for human life on earth. Humanity has moved from an ego-logical to an eco-logical view: Source: https://i2.wp.com/www.permatree.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/03/Ego-logical_VS_Eco-logical.png?fit=636%2C491&ssl=1 Therefore, nature now is protected. There are countless natural reserves and wilderness areas where humans do not …

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Chapter 6: Health

People in the future will be much healthier. Many illnesses are prevented due to healthy nutrition (for elaboration see https://cathagoessustainable.wordpress.com/2019/09/12/chapter-1-nutrition/). Food is free of unhealthy chemical residues stemming from fertilizers, pesticides, etc. The fact that people stopped smoking, has also contributed to this development and this has also removed many toxic substances from the environment …

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Chapter 1: Nutrition

***Global Climate Strike on Friday, 20th of September, please join all!*** I dream of a world in which food is always grown with sustainable methods (such as organic + permaculture, agroforestry, ...) so that everything is yummy and healthy. In cities we are offered predominantly seasonal and regional food in stores, which is unwrapped of …

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We have solutions, we just need to use them

Monday, 29th of July, was a special day. Yes, it was my birthday. But that's not the point... It was Earth Overshoot Day. This means that we have used up all our worldwide ecological resource budget for this year already. From now on we are living at the expense of future generations. And the day …

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Together for a better world

The header image shows the global annual average temperatures from 1850 to 2018. What do you see there? On the source page (https://showyourstripes.info/), you can find this for your country. I will show you the examples of five countries in the following. Guess which image belongs to which country! You will find the solution in …

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Time is running – let’s move as well

Fear is not the best advisor so we should not use it as a guide. Studies are showing that permafrost areas and Arctic ice are melting faster than expected and talk about five more years to achieve massive CO2 drawdown (https://www.heise.de/tp/features/Weltklima-auf-der-Kippe-4456028.html). Others say that human civilization might collapse by 2050, if we do not act …

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100 points for a sustainable day

I will let the intiative "100 points - A better day" itself explain what their concept is about (https://www.eingutertag.org/en/id-100-points.html): "Our choices of food or consumer goods, where we live and how we heat our homes, our electricity requirements and modes of transport all directly and indirectly produce CO2. The emission of greenhouse gases affecting our …

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