Travel Tours: Germany’s Most Beautiful Old Towns

Discover the beauty of Germany’s old towns! Whether they’re in the half-timbered, Brick Gothic, or Renaissance style, many old towns in Germany are a feast for the eyes. Learn about Germany’s oldest preserved bridge in Regensburg, take a stroll through the picturesque alleys of Goslar, Erfurt, and Stralsund, and find out how Görlitz got the […]

Travel Tours: Germany’s Most Beautiful Old Towns

Nepal Himalaya Park, Germany: July 2021

Not far from us a wonderful garden nestles on a stony hillside on the edge of the Bavarian Forest and above the River Danube. Within its grounds stands the Expo 2000 Nepalese Pavilion – a Buddhist Temple and Hindi Stupa all in one. After being dismantled after the exhibition, it was transported here and rebuilt […]

Nepal Himalaya Park, Germany: July 2021

Photo Flick Nr. 50

This photo flick takes us to the German Garden Show BuGa in Erfurt and especially to one of the sites where monthly exhibits take place at EGA- Park, one of two venues of the event. While this photo presents books and gardening, the following quote by Cicero hits the spot if you are a natural gardener and bookworm:

English: If you have a garden and a library, you will not miss anything.

And with that, some food for thought for the day. 🌻☘️🏡📚

Climate change| Are we finally going to compensate for the damage we did?

Death dolls due to floods in Italy, China, Germany and India keep rising. “Airpocalypse” in Siberia to forest fire, “Bootleg fire” in Oregon, flash floods in Southwest, Southeast and Northwestern Europe. (AP Photo/Anupam Nath) Climate change – When there’s a significant change in weather in a given area over a period. Intense climate change can […]

Climate change| Are we finally going to compensate for the damage we did?

Planting trees helps fight climate change—but we need billions more seedlings

The U.S. must more than double the production of seedlings to meet reforestation goals, researchers say. National Geographic Planting trees has quickly emerged as a seemingly simple way to soak up carbon emissions. Everybody likes it: Environmentalists, politicians, and corporations alike are pushing for a rapid expansion of reforestation efforts to help meet climate goals. […]

Planting trees helps fight climate change—but we need billions more seedlings

Simply planting more trees isn’t going to fix climate change.

Some climate activists advocate large-scale tree-planting campaigns in forests around the world to suck up heat-trapping carbon dioxide and help rein in climate change. But in a Perspectives article scheduled for publication May 21 in the journal Science, a University of Michigan climate scientist and his University of Arizona colleague say the idea of planting trees […]

Simply planting more trees isn’t going to fix climate change.

The G7 Want to Save the World from Climate Change. But Are They Willing to Pay for It?

The weather forecast is sunny this weekend in Cornwall, the picturesque corner of southwest England that will host the G7 summit from Friday to Sunday. At first glance, the outlook for the climate at the summit seems unusually bright too, with the world’s seven largest advanced economies promising to create a “greener, more prosperous future” […]

The G7 Want to Save the World from Climate Change. But Are They Willing to Pay for It?