Daring rafters and hot hikers in Grand Canyon

River rafting trip on the Colorado River in Grand Canyon When my children were younger, they did not like giant water slides. And it suited me fine. These kinds of adrenalin rush are not for me. Nevertheless, this summer I went rafting together with 18 people (including my now more adventurous teenagers and four guides)… Continue reading Daring rafters and hot hikers in Grand Canyon

Plastic is taking over oceans – 8 tips to make a daily difference

In 34 years there is expected to be more plastic than fish in the oceans, according to a new report from World Economic Forum. Scary prospects for the future. The Danish Plastics Federation has joined forces with two NGOs, Plastic Change and the Ecological Council, to combat plastic pollution. Supported by foundations, they are working… Continue reading Plastic is taking over oceans – 8 tips to make a daily difference

New green Danish town pioneer for sustainable urban development

A new sustainable Danish town, Vinge, is under construction in a bare field north of Copenhagen. According to politiken.dk, the town will have CO2 neutral geothermal heating, a sharing neighborhood concept (shared gardens, trampolines, barbeques), excellent internet, plenty of bike lanes, good public transport (30 min. to central Copenhagen), and a river delta designed to… Continue reading New green Danish town pioneer for sustainable urban development

True healthy environmentalists stay home, dig potatoes, and pick berries!

In the part of the world where I live, environmental sustainability and healthy living are trendy. Many people talk about both, share stories on Facebook and Twitter about environmental crooks and heroes, exchange tips and recipes with quinoa, coconut sugar, acai berries and other exotic ingredients. Environmentally, I feel guilty when I drive my diesel… Continue reading True healthy environmentalists stay home, dig potatoes, and pick berries!