Economics is Brain Damage / Wirtschaft ist Gehirnschaden / Economia é dano Cerebral / Economía es daño cerebral

In today’s World, economics is king. Everyone is talking money and economy, yet none of it is actually even real. Money now grows faster than the real World and economics is so fundamentally disconnected from the real World that it is destructive. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YvJ1agNM5z0 The economists say, if you clearcut the forest, take the money and put it in the ...

Part of Nature / Teil der Natur / Parte da Natureza / Parte de la Naturaleza

Our bodies are made up of about 60% water and we cannot survive more than a few days without it. About every 7 weeks, that water is renewed, mostly by what you drink. Each day, an average adult naturally loses 2.5 to 3 liters of water under normal conditions. That water must be replaced. A person ...

How forest Heal / Wie der Wald Heilt / Como a floresta Cura / Como a floresta Cura

For thousands of years our ancestors hunted, gathered, and survived in the wilderness. Endless grasslands, dense forests and rivers were an integral part of a place we called home. But in today’s World, the green spaces are replaced by urban structures, crowded streets and polluted environments. This rapid change puts an unwanted pressure on our body and ...

Our Nature / Unsere Natur / Nossa Natureza / Nuestra Naturaleza

Under certain conditions you should go beyond what comes easily or naturally. Whether in thought or action, you should dig more deeply into yourself and think or act in a way that is somehow more highly evolved or enlightened. By definition this will not come easily. For some it will not come at all. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O3K_ocUDq38 Have a vision to ...

Blue Planet / Blauer Planet / Planeta Azul / Planeta Azul

Our planet is a blue planet: over seventy percent of it is covered by the sea. The Pacific Ocean alone covers half the globe. You can fly across it non-stop for twelve hours and still see nothing more than a speck of land. Still, the health of our oceans is under threat. They are changing at ...

Nature Is Speaking – Water / Die Natur spricht – Wasser / A Natureza está Falando – Agua / La Naturaleza está Hablando – Agua

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Water use has been growing at more than twice the rate of population increase in the past century - to the point that now about 1.2 billion people lack access to safe drinking water; another 3 billion do not have adequate sanitation. Further, as climate change alters weather patterns, areas such as the Mediterranean region and ...

Nature Is Speaking – Forest / Die Natur spricht – Wald / A Natureza está Falando – Floresta / La Naturaleza está Hablando – Selva

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Forests help to provide us the very air we breathe, yet we still cut down Portugal-sized chunks of forest every year. Tropical forests cover less than just 5% of the Earth’s surface, but global deforestation threatens their long-term survival, as well as the survival of the wildlife - and Humans - that rely on them. The ...

A new story of the People / Eine neue Geschichte der Menschen / Uma nova história do Povo / Una nueva historia de la Gente

Human beings are a storytelling species. As much as we would like to believe that we are rational, scientific people who consider all the facts before acting, the truth is that our stories and the roles we play in them have a far greater impact on our behavior. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2wviYuKDlKs Your family, past experience, and even your name ...

The last One / Der Letzte / O Ultimo / El Ultimo

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When animals die out, the last survivor is called an endling. It is a word of soft beauty, heartbreaking solitude, and chilling finality. Endlings are avatars of loss. In the midst of Earth’s sixth mass extinction, these singular creatures embody the crisis facing our dwindling fauna and our failure to avert it. By the time a species is down ...

Seven worlds, one Planet / Sieben Welten, ein Planet / Sete mundos, um Planeta / Siete mundos, un Planeta

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The combination of environmental change and diversity loss increases the risk of abrupt and potentially irreversible ecosystem collapse. The time has come to stop talking in terms of distinct crises, be it climate or biodiversity, we need tackle them all as one, with total system change ... ... transformative change, including changing global economic, financial and ...

The most brilliant heist in History / Der brillanteste Überfall in der Geschichte / O golpe mais brilhante da História / El atraco más brillante de la Historia

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The World economy has already crossed or is about of crossing a whole set of planetary boundaries, each one of which represents a planetary emergency in its own right, including ocean acidification, loss of biological diversity, the disruption of nitrogen and phosphorus cycles, disappearance of fresh water, land cover change (particularly deforestation), and growing pollution ...

Earth – The Unseen / Erde – Das Ungesehene / Terra – O Invisível / Tierra – Lo Invisible

For generations, Humans have been degrading the environment in pursuit of personal and financial gains. In some cases, they do not know the effects of their actions. But often times, they simply do not want the consequences of their actions on the environment known to the public. Humans justify these actions of dominance and superiority ...

World Environment Day / Weltumwelttag / Dia Mundial do Ambiente / Día Mundial del Medio Ambiente

It is not a public holiday, it is an environmental Awareness day. The aim is to raise Awareness of the environment and specific environmental issues. 143 countries take part in World Environment Day, and the day focuses on environmental concerns ranging from pollution to global warming and sustainable food production to protection of wildlife. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8J7V0KS9On4 Without ...

Environmental Consumerism / Umweltkonsum / Consumismo Ambiental / Consumismo Ambiental

You know that you should purchase environment-friendly products and choose environment-friendly packaging when you go shopping. However, agreeing that this is a good idea does not necessarily mean that you do it. You base your consumer choices on the prices or packaging of products, unaware or unmindful of their environmental impact. If you want to ...

One breath around the World / Ein Atemzug um die Welt / Uma respiração ao redor do Mundo / Un aliento alrededor del Mundo

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If you are one of the 3.9 billion people around the World living in a city, the air in your lungs is very likely hurting you. More than 80% of those who live in cities with more than 100,000 that monitor air pollution are exposed to air quality levels that exceed WHO limits. 98% of ...

You Are Never Too Small / Du bist nie zu Klein / Você nunca é pequeno Demais / Nunca eres demasiado Pequeño

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My name is Greta Thunberg. I am 15 years old. I am from Sweden. I speak on behalf of Climate Justice Now. Many people say that Sweden is just a small country and it doesn’t matter what we do. But I’ve learned you are never too small to make a difference. And if a few ...

We must change our Minds / Wir müssen unsere Einstellung Ändern / Nós devemos mudar nossas Mentes / Debemos cambiar nuestras Mente

You know that you should purchase environment-friendly products and choose environment-friendly packaging when you go shopping. However, agreeing that this is a good idea does not necessarily mean that you do it. You base your consumer choices on the prices or packaging of products, unaware or unmindful of their environmental impact. If you want to ...

Kingdom of the Wild / Königreich der Wildnis / Reino dos Selvagens / Reino de lo Salvaje

In 1990, a new country was born in southern Africa. Its name comes from a local word, Namib: land where there is nothing. But today, Namibia is home to one of the greatest wildlife recovery stories the continent has ever known. Namibia revolutionized wildlife management. Conservation was written into the constitution. And rural communities joined ...

Let’s make it Happen / Machen wir es Möglich / Vamos fazer Acontecer / Hagamos que Suceda

Addressing climate change will require many solutions. There is no magic bullet. Yet nearly all of these solutions exist today, and many of them hinge on humans changing the way they behave, shifting the way humans make and consume energy. The required changes span technologies, behaviors, and policies that encourage less waste and smarter use of ...

Hostile Planet / Feindlicher Planet / Planeta Hostil / Planeta Hostil

Earth may be the only place we know that is full of diverse life but that does not make it a friendly planet. Against all odds, species have found ways to survive in the World’s most inhospitable landscapes. Every day is a struggle to survive, but animals continue to adapt to the toughest challenges. The ...

We can make a Difference / Wir können einen Unterschied Machen / Nós podemos fazer a Diferença / Nosotros podemos hacer la Diferencia

If most people think we do not have hope, it is likely to become a self-fulfilling prophecy. In order to stop a climate catastrophe we must first believe we can make a difference. Great things can only be achieved by everyone believing it can be done. Teach young people the importance of treating our environment with ...

Environmental Conservation / Umweltschutz / Conservação Ambiental / Conservación del medio Ambiente

When wildfire, insects or disease impact forests it can have a number of far reaching negative effects. Fortunately, reforestation helps. The timely establishment of seedlings helps jumpstart forest recovery. Reforestation helps halt soil erosion, and ensure that forests can filter and supply the water that we all depend on. Reforestation improves forest health. Planting the right ...

We are the Virus / Wir sind der Virus / Nós somos o Vírus / Nosotros somos el Virus

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Out of every living organism on Earth, Humans identify the closest with a virus. We expand uncontrollably, we destroy our host (Earth) and we have no stable means of not eradicating ourselves without expanding to a new planet. These main characteristics define us as a virus. We did not make the choice to cure the World. ...

Dear living Generations / Liebe lebende Generationen / Queridas gerações Vivas / Queridas generaciones Vivas

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How useful is it to speak of the Lost Generation, the Greatest Generation, the Silent Generation, the Baby Boomers, the Vietnam Generation, the Generation X, or the Millennials, and attribute to them certain common characteristics. The precise meaning of the term generation is contested. Is it a culture, a demographic, an outlook, a style, an economy, ...