The (Christmas) Tree – Chainsaw Massacre?!
Veggie Burger Ban would Undermine Sustainability Plans Environmentalists Warn
Earth was once a planet of trees. Great towering giants, boundless rainforests, and vast woodlands brimming with life. Not anymore. Now half the Earth’s forests are gone. 476 trees are chopped down or burnt every second (over 5,000 since you started reading) — to clear space for ever more cattle, palm oil, and soya. However, Europe is finally considering a new […]
A Real Animal is Someone
13 environmental, animal welfare and food safety groups call on MEPs to reject ban on ‘meaty’ terms for plant-based food Plans directly contradict the EU’s Green Deal and Farm to Fork strategy, and risk exposing EU to ridicule More than 68% of consumers support terms like veggie burger for plant-based products A coalition of 13 […]
Have you ever wondered why animal testings are so controversial. The moral and ethical questions raised by performing experiments on animals are still subject to debate, and viewpoints have shifted significantly over the 20th century. Disagreements remain about which procedures are useful for which purposes, as well as disagreements over which ethical principles apply to […]
Amazon Blaze: Is it Worse than in Previous Years?
Poisoned Earth is a documentary about soil degradation and its effects on our life. The creation of the film was supported by the Hungarian Media Patronage Programme of the Media Council. Man has been farming for 11,000 years and has been plowing for about two and a half thousand years. By 1950, the world’s arable […]
Greenpeace Protest Plastic Pollution With Lifesize Whales In Budapest
Vast tracts of forest in Brazil and elsewhere in the world have also been burning this year, and the extent of the fires has sparked outrage around the world. Siberia, one of the coldest places on Earth, is on fire. The Amazon, one of the wettest places on Earth, is on fire. Fires are burning […]
Dumping Plastic Waste
Greenpeace activists assembled life-sized sculptures of two whales emerging from a sea of plastic waste in front of Hungarian Parliament. The large whales, made out of paper, were assembled to raise awareness about disposable plastic waste pollution in the different seas. As local Greenpeace activists said, We expect the Hungarian government to ban single-use plastic […]
It is unbelievable, but western governments are dumping millions of tonnes of plastic waste on developing countries with paradise coastlines instead of recycling it! We have all seen shocking pictures of paradise beaches choked with plastic waste. But I bet none of us knew the plastic could be from Europe, the US, and Canada. Right […]
Humanity Has Wiped out 60% of Animal Populations
Follow the water, and you can understand much of humanity’s past and future. Water makes up about 70% of the human body, and covers 70% of Earth’s surface. Importantly, however, the 70% figure for the Earth grants scant solace to our ecological crisis. Seawater—salty—accounts for 97.5% of all that water on Earth. A further 1.75% […]
End of the Year Festivals = Ecological Disasters?
According to world’s leading scientists the huge loss is a tragedy in itself but also threatens the survival of human civilization. Humanity has wiped out 60% of mammals, birds, fish and reptiles since 1970, leading the world’s foremost experts to warn that the annihilation of wildlife is now an emergency that threatens civilisation. The new estimate […]
Some useful ideas so that Christmas and New Year’s festivals would not become ecological disasters.