About our project As part of our project work, we would like to find out how much energy is needed in ski resorts for artificial snow. In addition, we compared and studied artificial snow with natural snow. General informations Every … Continue reading Our Future with Artificial Snow
What is a Bottle Brick and what is it‘s function? Bottle Bricks are a simple and accessible technology that can transform everyday plastic materials into a useful building material. Plastic bottles are stuffed full of trash until they are as … Continue reading Bottle Bricks – a useful building material
In this article, we would like to present you our research about wind power in Switzerland. In addition, we collaborated with Sivani from Kerala (India) and she researched about wind power in India (see below). Very important and interesting questions … Continue reading Wind power in Switzerland and India
Beneath the crystal-clear waters of our planet’s oceans lies a mesmerizing ecosystem filled with vibrant colors, intricate structures, and a breathtaking array of marine life. Coral reefs, often referred to as the rainforests of the sea, are some of the … Continue reading Unlocking the Secrets of the Coral Reefs
Wastewater treatment (=Abwasserreinigung) is a crucial process that we often take for granted. We rely on it to keep our water (lakes, rivers, etc.) clean and free from harmful pollutants. But how does it actually work? Understanding the basics of … Continue reading Wastewater treatment – an unknown privilege
Penan – The indigenous tribe from Borneo Our world is big and there are many different people living on our planet. There are many different cultures and one of them are the Penan. An indigenous tribe from the island of … Continue reading Penan, who are they?
Investigating the link between video games and the environment We (Christian & Damian) have been interested in video games for a long time and love playing them. When we were studying climate change intensively at school, we asked ourselves how … Continue reading Video games and the environment – How are they related?
The war in Ukraine has been ongoing for over a year now. This conflict has claimed many lives, torn families apart, and destroyed cities and infrastructure. It raises the question: What are the less obvious problems arising from this war? … Continue reading Ecological impact through war in Ukraine
What do athletes eat? Sports nutrition plays a crucial role in the performance and regeneration of athletes. Our project is dedicated to the topic of “Sport Nutrition” and examines the importance of a balanced diet for athletes at all levels … Continue reading Sports nutrition
Research Question: What is “apple leather” and how is it produced? My goal is to show other people that there are alternatives to conventional leather and they can even be vegan, recyclable, sustainable and better for the environment. What is apple … Continue reading Production of AppleSkin
The piling up of orders at Shein, the poor quality of the clothes in many big shops, the “made in China” label on almost all garments. Actually, we are aware that fast fashion has a negative impact on the environment, … Continue reading Fast Fashion, the danger up close
Objective: We have made it our mission to bring green roofs closer to the next generation by building miniature green roof models and conduct an interview with an expert for constructive feedback. What are green roofs and why are they … Continue reading Green Roofs: The Return of Nature to the City
About animal welfare Animal welfare is an important topic today. In this article we focus on livestock farming (Nutztierhaltung). A farm animal is an animal that is used economically by humans because of certain abilities or for aesthetic reasons. The … Continue reading Animal protection is education to humanity
The disappearing glaciers of Switzerland are the focus of this work, in which we deal with one of the most important ecological phenomena of our time. The melting of the glaciers is affecting the world, but the changes are particularly … Continue reading Glacier melting in Switzerland
This year again, teenagers and young adults are involved in carrying out collaborative projects across cultures and borders to make an impact from local to beyond with the concept of The Horse (the-horse.education). There are participants from various countries and … Continue reading Collaboration projects ’23 in the making
Wonderful, finally the magic compositions of the collaboration projects were sent around the world. They have grown from experiences, knowledge, discussions, ups and downs, friendships and – out of what cannot be grasped in words… New interactive world map Visit … Continue reading Collaboration projects ’22 published
Introduction Ecological building has been a hotly debated topic for several years now and has often made the headlines. But what really is it? Does it help the environment? Is it efficient? We have also asked ourselves these questions. We … Continue reading Ecological building – Spain vs Switzerland
How can you connect the environment with sports? This question was the start of our project! Sport is a big passion of both of us, so we were looking forward to launching a sport project, even though combining these two … Continue reading Sweat Money!
Where are the women in tech? That was one of the first questions that came to my mind for this project. Since I worked in an IT company during my apprenticeship and having already tried one or the other programming … Continue reading Stories of women in tech
Is water scarcity becoming a problem? Zurich vs Kerala Water scarcity is a well-known issue worldwide. But how bad is it really? And what exactly are the causes? That’s exactly what we wanted to find out and that’s why we … Continue reading Water scarcity
Plastic waste is a well-known problem. Even though it is known, it is not taken serious enough. In collaboration with a few of our relatives from Croatia and Kosovo, we’ve created a post that will help you understand what plastic … Continue reading Avoid plastic waste! A self experiment
◊ Hey you! Welcome to our contribution. “Travel sustainable is like driving sustainable – basically not possible but travelling MORE sustainably, that is definitely possible” ◊ Introduction Our project is about making travelling more sustainable. We highlight various aspects such … Continue reading Sustainable Tourism – การท่องเที่ยวอย่างยั่งยืน
Each of us had already had something to do with fashion in some way for example shopping or just looking at fashion posts. What about Fast-Fashion though, ever heard of it? Chances that the term is foreign to you are … Continue reading Fast-Fashion
As we’ve always been interested in knowing how much of a problem our consumption of plastic is for our environment, we decided on doing this project about the plastic pollution going on in Switzerland compared to Hawaii. More precisely, this … Continue reading Plastic Pollution
Do you really know what you are drinking? In this article we would like to introduce you to our tap water project. We wanted to compare drinking water in different countries. Together with our partners from Bosnia and Turkey, we … Continue reading Tap water – the whole truth
Environmental friendliness is a big issue today. With all the talk about the earth slowly but surely getting to a point of no repair or return we need to start making better decisions. With Reduce, reuse and upcycle we wanted … Continue reading Reduce Reuse Upcycle
Nutrition is a very big part of our everyday life. What we eat impacts our health and the environment. Here in Europe vegetarianism and veganism are a big trend. But how many people are actually participating in this trend and … Continue reading Vegetarian vs Vegan – The way we eat
Our project goal is that people start to shop plastic-free. To achieve this, we first needed to evaluate how much plastic is currently being purchased and whether people are willing to spend a little more money to buy plastic-free or … Continue reading How much waste is produced through shopping?
Concept of our project work (log cabins in Canada): We will deal with the construction of log cabins. We want to show how environmentally friendly a construction for a home can be and what impact this has on the whole environment. … Continue reading Log Cabins in Canada
The forest fires in Turkey were the reason why we decided to do this project. Because of the many fallen trees we wanted to plant maple trees or other trees that grow naturally in the forests of Switzerland. In addition, … Continue reading Planting trees