Japan leaves International Whaling Commission!

Wädenswil, 26th December 2018. It is official. In a press conference today, the Japanese government confirmed that it is going to resume commercial whaling with effect from 1st July 2019, as their membership to the IWC will officially end 30th June. Commercial whaling...

The Candle of Joy

Humans by nature like to see things in extremes. We polarize things in order to better understand our place; to understand what is right and wrong, good and bad, and where everything belongs. We like to box things up so that we can better comprehend them. Light and...

“Our Blue Lung”

There is a commitment by the Member States of the European Union to achieve clean and healthy seas by the year 2020. This objective has been adopted via a Directive in 2008. Ten years later we know that governments will fail. It is again up to the civil society to...

The Candle of Love

What makes you tick? What gets you up in the morning? What is the thing that forces you to face the day even when the skies are covered in darkness, and it seems like there’s no point to anything? Is it the new iPhone you got for Christmas? Is it a new episode of...