CO2 induces climate change? Yes, it plays a major role. But there are more bad guys that influence our climate. May we present: the greenhouse gases! Greenhouse gases (GHG) are atmospheric gases that contribute to the... Read More
Biodiversity is a huge and extremely interesting field in natural science. However, here we will explain it asap (as short as possible). Biodiversity is the variety of life on earth. It is a complex term... Read More
Bioaccumulation is the accumulation of certain substances in an organism via food or the surrounding medium. The conversion of energy from food into biomass is incredibly inefficient. On average only 1/10 of what is consumed... Read More
Albedo effect? … Don’t worry, no need to know everything – all you need is a cheat sheet! Let’s start with a short definition. Albedo is the percentage of incoming radiation reflected of a surface. An albedo of... Read More
I’ve moved to Malta. For everyone who doesn’t know where it is – I don’t blame you. It’s a tiny Island in the Mediterranean Sea between Sicily, Tunesia and Libya, which once belonged to the... Read More
There are two main reasons to travel alone: freedom and conversations. Don’t get me wrong, I enjoy traveling with others, too – certain others that is, it won’t work with everybody. Still, traveling alone has... Read More
Anyone who keeps the ability to see beauty never grows old (Franz Kafka). Imagine there was a place where you can have it all – history, culture, recreation, live music and interesting people – and... Read More
Nicaragua has a large potential for renewable energy uptake. Renewable resources could be used particularly in form of small solar plants for homes. The power grid would then not be used as the primary source of supply, but as a support for solar supply gaps. The overall aim is a reduction of fossil energy sources to reach the eagerly anticipated expansion of the energy supply – with the connection to the national power grid.