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Panterito becomes supporting member of a tip: tap

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Drinking tap water instead of bottled water makes sense and a difference. Here you will find a summary of the most important arguments as to why exactly - featured by a tip: tap e.V., a Berlin-based association that does strong work for tap…

Recap: 2 years of “Wasserwende”

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The "Wasserwende" (water transition) project was launched in May 2019. Two thirds of the project's duration are now behind the team of a tip: tap e.V.. Time for a look at what has happened since then. Tap water is climate protection It all…

The Climate Bet

The latest IPCC report has underlined it once again: We must achieve a clear change of direction in order not to miss the 2 degree target as well - and we must do it now. The message of the campain The Climate Bet is that we as a society are…

The Generation Forest

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Since mid-May, Panterito is now member No. 3323 of The Generation Forest cooperative. Unlike the Remscheid forest cooperative, it is not active in Germany, but in Panama - what they have in common is the goal of creating healthy, species-rich…

A lot of aid-funding I think is wasted.

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Interview with Pam Haigh, UK General Manager of Ripple Africa For seven years Pam Haigh has worked for Ripple Africa as one of five members of the small team based in the UK - three paid employees and the two founders. The rest of the “family”,…

Offsetting and Carbon Credits

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2020 is now behind us. Time to take stock. No, I don't mean Corona, but my carbon footprint. At some point I had started offsetting my air travel, in the meantime I buy my household of three free. To do that, you can just go to one of the sites…

Looking back and forward

The Panterito Foundation celebrates its anniversary. 10 years or 3,653 days - our panter can now look back on a small history that can be roughly divided into three phases: 2010-2016 The impetus for the foundation was the desire of founder…

Panterito at WeCanHelp

Most of us will buy Christmas presents. And very many of us will do so online during this time. A small detour makes it possible to create added value: Who goes from the portal WeCanHelp to the respective onlineshop, generates automatically…

Come in, we´re open

We have joined Transparency Germany´s Initiative Transparente Zivilgesellschaft (initiative Transparent Civil Society) and are now publishing basic information about our work. Why? Because openness is the cornerstone of every good relationship. Civil…

Africa GreenTec – Crowdfunding for off-grid plants

Driving forward the energy transition, creating infrastructure as foundation for value creation, fighting the causes of migration - and earning money with it. Africa GreenTec combines all these aspects and invites you to participate in its (social)…

17 goals for a sustainable global development

We have all seen them before, the colourful icons of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). They catch the eye, concisely designed, belong to the UN sustainability goals - that much is known to most people. Since they are now to be seen also…
Showing book Bäume für Borneo

Recommended reading: Trees for Borneo

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I was very happy when our partner Fairventures sent us the book by Sarina Albeck. What a welcome distraction and opportunity to spend a few socially distanced hours on the sunny balcony - and learn a lot in the process. In her book Sarina…

Oxford Research: What we eat is more important than where it comes from

Based on the largest meta-analysis of the global food system, Hannah Ritchie from Oxford University shows the significance of the individual process steps for the CO2 footprint of 29 products - with exciting results: Regionality plays a…

1450 trees planted by students of the Wild Life Club

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The most difficult thing was to bring the seedlings from Chitipa, 100 km away, to Nthalire, reports Madalitso from St. Ignatius Secondary School in Malawi. Because of the heavy rainfalls the road was impassable at times: "There was even a time…

Forest cooperatives as a model for the future

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Interview with Markus Wolff from the Remscheid Forest Cooperative on the status quo and perspective of our forest. In many cases, private forest ownership is divided into small areas through inheritance - in the Bergisches Land on average…

One crew one tree

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Project start on a historic date: On today's global Climate Day, countless people, together with Fridays For Future, set an example for a radical change of direction in climate policy as well as all areas of society. There are no excuses:…

Project launch ´Wasserwende´

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Tap water is fresh, available everywhere and protects the environment. Yet still the bottled water consumption in Germany continues. The three-year project Wasserwende – drinking water is climate protection from a tip: tap e.V. does educational…

Global Forest Watch report 2018

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On Arbor Day, Global Forest Watch released the latest figures on global rainforest loss. In the year 2018, the tropics lost 12 million hectares of forest, including 3.6 million hectares of original rainforest. Primary rain forests store…

World Water Day 2019 – Leaving no one behind

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Leaving no one behind - water and sanitation for all Is the motto of this year's World Water Day. After all, approximately one billion people around the world still do not have access to safe and clean drinking water, as this vivid infographic based…

EU Drinking water directive on the home strech

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Higher quality standards and promotion of tap water consumption for waste prevention in the EU Member States are the cornerstones of the new EU Directive, which is intended to replace the 20-year-old previous version. Stricter limits on harmful…