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News from the Pressenza bureau in Munich, Germany

Scientists call for moratorium on digitalisation in kindergartens and schools

Digitalisation is currently regarded as a modern solution to educational questions for all age groups in the education sector. But the effects and secondary effects of digital media on development, learning and educational processes are often scientifically unclear. In fact,…

ARD’s Fact Finder, genetic engineering and Vandana Shiva

Those who buy “organic” do so in order to obtain food and products that are free of genetic engineering and pesticides and that have also been produced in a more environmentally friendly and sustainable way. The organic market has grown…

No patent on ‘Alzheimer Apes’

There must be no economic incentives for animal experiments. Testbiotech, Institute for Independent Impact Assessment in Biotechnology, has already successfully appealed several times in similar cases at the EPO in the past. A patent covering genetically engineered ‘Alzheimer apes’ has…

FishNet Alliance decries introduction of genetically improved Tilapia into Nigeria

Nigerians may be unaware, but genetically improved tilapias are on the way to the country and should arrive this month, May 2022, the Fishnet Alliance has warned. According to a report from the Nigerian Investment Promotion Commission, the improved tilapia…

Love Is A Scary Tale

The time for war and violence is over. Now is the time to cease the fires that are still hurting our human integrity. And for all of us in whom this simple fact has not fully surfaced in awareness, the…

Small farmers and World Food Security: Change of Course at the United Nations and Open Letter to the FAO

A change in the definition of small farmers by the Food and Agricultural Organisation of the United Nations (FAO) means that their share of global food production now appears to be a lot smaller than before. Civil society organisations and…

Black History – My Present – Our Future

Prologue.   Just like you, I had to  fight my way through millions of other sperm cells. Just like you, I grew and prospered for 9 months under the heart of one woman. Just like you, I entered the World…

Poem: Beginners

What can help in these uncertain times, when everything around us seems to waver, half-truths mix with apparent lies, structures decay, boundaries blur? What can and should one still believe? The answer is certainly not to be found outside, but…

Biggest CO2 drop: Real-time data shows Covid-19’s massive impact on global emissions

While the ongoing Corona pandemic continues to threaten millions of lives around the world, the first half of 2020 saw an unprecedented decline in CO2 emissions – larger than during the financial crisis of 2008, the oil crisis of 1979,…

#LeaveNoOneBehind: Prevent the Corona catastrophe now – also at the external borders!

If you want to help with donations, you can do so here: www.leavenoonebehind2020.org/funds To meet this Coronavirus crisis, we need solidarity. Coronavirus will hit especially hard for those who already have difficulties. That includes refugees at Europe’s external borders, as…

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