Research: restoring forests is theoretically enough to reverse global warming

A Swiss research team reaches these remarkable conclusions after analyzing tens of thousands of satellite images of the earth’s surface. There are currently around 5.5 billion hectares of forest on Earth, an area twice the size of Europe. But in addition, about 1.7 to 1.8 billion hectares are ’empty’: an area roughly the size of…

How to Enhance a World in Peace and Awareness?

By Boudewijn Magnus Inspired and mostly quoting: The Heart of Social Change – How you can make a Difference in your world.’ from Marshall B.Rosenberg (NVC).- Puddle dancer Press 2005 ‘Be the change you want for the World’ (Gandhi) ‘Behind right or wrong, there is a Field, i’ll meet you there’  (Rumi) ‘From the manner…

ANIMAL ORGANIZATIONS CALL ON NVWA TO UPHOLD THE MINK FARM UBACHSBERG

In the Limburg Ubachsberg there is an old and dilapidated mink farm. Earlier this year, minks were under terrible conditions and seriously neglected. 1 What the situation is now is not clear. Animal Rights and Fur for Animals have submitted an enforcement request to the Dutch Food and Consumer Product Safety Authority. The animal rights organizations want to be sure…

HASH BROWNIES – THE EASY WAY!

Chocolate Brownies are beautiful little chunks of gooey deliciousness. Including that little additional methods double the good times. First comes the sugary hit of the chocolate, at that point a brief time later comes the buzz. A notice however, it truly can take somewhere in the range of 45 minutes up to a few hours…

6 Easy Ways to Reduce Plastic Waste

Have you ever heard of the Great Pacific Garbage Patch? A massive floating plastic trash island in the middle of the Pacific Ocean. Specialists say that it’s somewhere close to the size of Texas and of the mainland United States. Because it is floating, the plastic pieces are difficult to see from far away, and…

Lucy, dog with an amazing character and a great heart

Lucy I remember the day I picked you up from the shelter. I asked for an older damaged dog without future.  The lady from the shelter pointed to a to small cage what you shared with 3 other dogs. You where hiding in the corner while the other dogs exited jumped in the front. I…

Volunteering at the Vlierhof community

We arrived at the community “The Vlierhof” in Germany to volunteer. The Vlierhof strive to balance what volunteers bring to the Vlierhof (work experience, new ideas, labor etc.) and what volunteers can gain (learning, community life etc.). The Vlierhof depend on the help of the volunteers in various areas: the seminar house, Bed & Breakfast,…

Chat functions

We launched a new update on the website, the chat system is now functional. In the right bottom you will notice this chat. Only registered members that are logged in are able to chat Clicking on the username will open a private chat, in private chat clicking on the username will open the profile of…