Category Archives: Environment

This is a Green Car

This car carries the plants around to offset the carbon dioxide that it produces. (discovered and photographed at Europos Parkas in Lithuania)

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Patriotic Reforestation

“If the forest grows, the motherland will prosper” or something like this is written on this sign in Transnistria.

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How dangerous are trees?

On Europe’s most romantic boulevard in Târgu Mureș, Romania, these signs were nailed to the trees a few months ago: “ATTENTION!” the signs scream out in two languages, (mis?)informing the public that these are “sick trees undergoing treatment”. People are warned … Continue reading

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Târgu Mureș: Time for Treevenge!

The municipality of Târgu Mureș in Romania is on a tree-cutting mission. This morning, they have begun to fell trees on Europe’s most romantic boulevard. I am dedicating the following film to all those in city hall who are involved in … Continue reading

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Târgu Mureș: the Massacre has begun

Yesterday, Bulevardul Cetăţii in Târgu Mureș looked like this. Green, peaceful, refreshing, romantic. A place to sit, wander, relax, read, talk and smoke. A place where memories from childhood come alive and where new memories are formed. This morning, chainsaws roared. The first step was … Continue reading

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Top 10 Ethical Travel Destinations? I doubt that.

I don’t know why people need lists with suggestions for travel destinations. Do people really sit at home without any idea and wait for “the top 10 travel destinations in 2015″, “the most underrated travel destinations this year” and “the … Continue reading

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Did you notice the Irony? (19) Davos 2015

Climate change is the no. 1 issue on the agenda of the World Economic Forum 2015 in Davos, Switzerland. The discussions about our planet will be led by people who are coming to Switzerland from all around the world. 1,700 private … Continue reading

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