- September 03, 2019
Recent experiments in sustainability mean you can now purchase shrimp from Bavaria and pike perch from Berlin. "Urban gardening" promises healthy and fresh products without long transportation routes. more...
- September 02, 2019
Taking food out of supermarket dumpsters is illegal in Germany. But the practice is growing in popularity. Even as some stores try to keep the dumpster divers away, those interested can sign up for courses in "beginner diving." more...
- July 18, 2019
Many in Germany are trying to do their part to slow climate change. They are conscientious about the purchases they make, they ride bikes and they try to reduce their trash and carbon footprint. They can't solve the problem on their own, but they could force politicians and businesses to act. more...
- June 20, 2019
The fashion industry in Africa is on the rise. But for budding models from the continent, the road to success remains long and rocky. Vanessa Kilem is well on her way. more...
- July 05, 2017
In Hamburg this week, thousands are preparing to launch protests against the exploitation of labor, the degredation of the environment and the extremes of capitalism. To solve the world's problems, a radically new approach is necessary. more... [ Video | Comment ]
- May 17, 2017
Die Menschen werden immer gesünder, berichtet die WHO. Weniger sterben an Infektionen, Mütter- und Kindersterblichkeit sinken. Gleichzeitig wird Übergewicht zu einem immer größeren Problem - auch in Deutschland. mehr... [ Forum ]
- August 18, 2016
Volunteering in exotic places during vacation is a growing segment of the international travel market. But experts warn that meaning well can sometimes do more harm than good, particularly when children are involved. more... [ Comment ]
- August 05, 2016
In our daily lives we're environmentally and ecologically conscious, buying organic products and using renewable energy. But what about when we travel? In an interview, an expert explains what a sustainable vacation looks like. more... [ Comment ]
- April 20, 2016
The Finnish city Seinäjoki has successfully tackled the problem of obesity in children with a program emphasizing physical fitness and better nutrition in schools. Can the lessons learned here also be applied in Germany and elsewhere in the world? more...
- March 24, 2016
Do you know how bad your jeans are for the environment? Or how many chemicals are needed to produce a pair of leather shoes? Luckily, there are some more environmentally friendly options available. more... [ Comment ]