Weihnachten Wie grün ist mein Weihnachtsbaum? Alle Jahre wieder fragen wir uns, wie wir unser Weihnachten nachhaltiger gestalten können. 2020 hat uns ja genug Zeit zum Nachdenken gegeben und hier ist er: Unser Beitrag zum Thema nachhaltige Weihnachtsbäume.  von Olivia Reindorf Die Tradition des Weihnachtsbaums findet ihren Ursprung vermutlich in heidnischen Kulturen. Erst gegen Ende des 19. Jahrhunderts verbreitete sich der Baum als christliche Tradition und eigens angelegte Tannen- und Fichtenplantagen sollten die Nachfrage decken. Read More
Do your part to free the oceans from plastic waste
BACK HOME AFTER A LONG TRIP The images of Lombok were still in my head even when I already returned to Germany – the terrible pollution in front of such a paradise-like island, but also the inspiring moments with the Indonesian students. It goes without saying that I was very happy that the English teacher Haris and I kept in touch. We were talking about our life back home, about special holidays and celebrations and Read More
Our Story
In my previous blog post I took you along the journey of our encounter with the english students and their teachers on a tiny paradise island in Indonesia. Now, find out what happened when they invited me to come to their college in the capital of Lombok and speak about plastic pollution! As you can imagine, I was pretty excited to visit a Lombok college and speak about plastic pollution, an issue that had been Read More
Beach cleanup against plastic pollution of oceans
The story of SAME oceans – let me tell you how everything started! On a trip to Indonesia in 2017, my wonderful friend Daniela and I went to a so-called ‘secret island’ off the shore of Lombok. This tiny island (only 500 m wide) had some nice snorkeling spots, and we were the only visitors staying overnight – it seemed like a real paradise to us! On one day, we went kayaking to another small Read More

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