🔗 Das Aussterben der Banane

If you were born after 1950, you are unlikely to have ever purchased any banana other than the Cavendish clone—other than what is now the world’s largest organism.

Ein dramatischer Einblick in die Welt der Monokulturen.

Humans Made the Banana Perfect—But Soon, It’ll Be Gone | WIRED (via)

🔗 Schweden macht’s vor: Günstige Reparaturen

Sweden Wants To Fight Our Disposable Culture With Tax Breaks For Repairing Old Stuff

„If we want to solve the problems of sustainability and the environment we have to work on consumption,“ Sweden’s finance and consumption minister Per Bolund told The Local. „One area we are really looking at is so-called ‘nudging.’ That means, through various methods, making it easier for people to do the right thing.“ Nudging might involve clearer signage to reach the recycling station, for example.

So sollte man mehr Probleme lösen. Den freien Markt so richten, dass Nachhaltigkeit siegt.

🔗 Overpopulation, overconsumption – in pictures

Overpopulation, overconsumption – in pictures