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Sustainable Gastronomy Day

June 18th is the day of sustainable gastronomy. This was launched by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations. In probably no other topic does sustainability play a more important role than food. The idea of sustainability is one of the most important developments in the food industry. Consumers demand transparency in the…

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World Environment Day

Beat plastic Pollution On June 5, the World Environment Day is celebrated annually in memory of the opening of the first World Environment Conference in 1972. Since then, more than 100 countries around the world have taken part in environmental protection actions. In 2018 the focus is on plastic pollution, a topic widely discussed on…

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Climate Change and Urbanization

Why cities are so important to climate protection Two major megatrends are climate change and urbanization. The future researcher John Naisbitt coined the term “megatrends” in 1982. Megatrends are unevenly defined in the literature. All definitions agree that megatrends are changes that have profound and lasting effects on society, economics, politics and technology. Megatrends have…