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
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
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
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
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
For our project, we focused on electric cars, especially Tesla. We have made interviews with Tesla owners and test drives. Our goal was to interview people that lived in Portugal and Kosovo and compare their experiences with electric cars. Finally, … Continue reading Tesla in Kosovo, Portugal and Switzerland
We want to show people that green buildings are a service to our urban environment. Leaves and branches act as natural dust filters for the city air. Green roofs are therefore a real contribution to ecological building. People should not … Continue reading Green Roofs – lively green instead of dull gravel
Introduction The tiny house movement (also known as the Tiny-house movement) is an architectural and social movement that advocates living simply in small homes. The small house movement has been gradually and consistently picking up steam for many environmentally and … Continue reading Tiny Houses – An Environmental Movement
Introduction The idea for this project is to look more deeply into the issue to find out what can be done about the reduction of CO2 in the city of Zurich and where the strengths and weaknesses of the different … Continue reading City Traffic in Zurich
Introduction Organic farming is something that we have all heard of thousands of times. But what really is it? Does it help the environment? Is it efficient? Can it bring us more yield; if more research were to be done … Continue reading Organic Farming in Kerala
Hi everyone! Being an Indian, attending Indian weddings is common, for each relative gets married at some point, and organize a grand celebration for the same. The best things there are the celebration of cultures, love between people, and the … Continue reading Food Wastage in Indian Weddings
Hello everyone! We had many questions about this theme, like What is Stubble? What is stubble burning? Why are these stubbles being burnt? What are the effects of burning stubble? What we can do as citizens? What are the other … Continue reading Stubble Burning and Air Pollution in Delhi
Hello everyone, For our project we chose the topic “Junk Food” as junk food has become a crucial part in daily life. We had a lot of questions about this topic. Firstly, what is junk food? Why is the junk … Continue reading Junk food and the Consumer Blame Game
In the name of our Technology and Environment classes we had to think about a topic which includes the environment and food and make an article about it. We are Loris Hitz and Jeffrey Medina and our goal is to … Continue reading Airplane Food facts
The students’ teams present their project, both as an audio or video pitch and a written report created during the language exchange weeks in Bournemouth. Contents of the 9 teams’ contributions 1. Is it necessary to kill badgers to stop … Continue reading The Bournemouth Showcase!
Our climate is changing. This is something we can’t deny. The icecaps are melting, the sea level is rising, some animal/plant species are disappearing, … Therefore, we should study and try to prevent the causes of global warming. The main … Continue reading The Mystery of Kalmthoutse Heide
Dear audience, We have written an article about the City Park in Antwerp (google.be/maps). Our question was whether an urban environment would have an influence on the park’s vegetation or not. The City Park, officially called the ‘Stadspark’, lays very … Continue reading Antwerp’s City Park
It is a common fact, that the future of individual mobility will tend away from fossil fuels to more sustainable technologies. But which one can replace the existing technology while being used in the same widespread scale? Purely electric cars … Continue reading Future Mobility
Forests and their impact on our environment We can find forests all over the world, unfortunately not so many as in the past. Our forests are threatened worldwide and need our help to be protected. The deforestation (=Abholzung) and the … Continue reading Forests – why are they so important for us?
Hello everyone, We would like to introduce you to our project about doing sports and saving energy at the same time. In this decade it has become a huge trend for people all over the world to visit a fitness-center … Continue reading Doing sports in an energy-efficient way
That we are in the middle of the climate change is no secret. The news all over the world are filled with headlines which tell us that we are not looking into a bright future but what does this mean … Continue reading How can plants survive in the climate change?
Hello everyone, For our project befter (before & after the experience) we chose the topic chicken consumption. We had a lot of questions about this theme, like how much chicken meat does our society consume daily? How do the chickens … Continue reading Chicken consumption
In the name of our Technology and Environment classes we had to think about an issue which troubles the environment and how we could solve or improve it. We are Jeffrey Medina and Mark Mocan and our goal is to … Continue reading What are the true costs of an unsustainable flight?
Dear Audience, We chose the topic “dry slag processing“, which means the process of the materials which were not burnable and came again out of the … Continue reading What happens during the DRY SLAG process?