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
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
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?
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
In a world driven by ever-changing trends and instant gratification, Fast Fashion has emerged as a dominant force in the clothing industry, overtaking the spaces in people’s closets. Its allure comes from the inexpensive access to the latest pieces that … Continue reading The Fashion Quicksand: Trend Tornadoes & the Struggle to Stay Afloat
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
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?
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
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
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
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
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
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
CO2 emissions are a constant topic of conversation in our day and age. As a society, we know that we must reduce our CO2 emissions, and that we have to do it quickly. But how can that be achieved? We … Continue reading Reducing daily CO2 emissions