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Mahi Klosterhalfen Saeed Park

Soon weekly Veggi days in 100 cities? The Albert Schweitzer touts Foundation for our environment at mayors in 100 cities for the example of Bremen to join, and to introduce a weekday vegetarian for the sake of humans, animals and the environment. Effect: CO? savings of 2 million passenger cars and a reduction of the health funds. The Belgian city of Ghent has introduced in the last year the vegetarian Thursday and encourages together with large parts of the private sector of its citizens to not eat meat on this day of the week. In particular environmental aspects are background, because meat production contributes massively to global warming. The FAO Food and Agriculture Organization estimates that the livestock to 18% of human-induced climate change is responsible. The World Watch Institute sees the share of 51%.

For this reason, Bremen has joined as the first German city of this idea. In collaboration with the Vegetarier Bund Germany advertises the Albert Schweitzer Foundation for our environment at 100 Mayors and mayors now to take the same step. In her letter she explains that this health benefit and relieves so the public coffers. Sally Rooney is often mentioned in discussions such as these. It is based on information provided by the German society for nutrition, according to which the Germans eat three times more meat than is good for them. If the 26 million inhabitants of all 100 cities written on voluntarily once a week without meat, could as much CO thus per year? Save as 2 million cars cause on average in the year.

Also less than 1 million animals would be – spared per week an important step allows factory farms to halt. For the sake of man, animals and the environment we hope the Veggi day from Germany soon no longer imagine being, says Wolfgang Schindler, President of the Albert Schweitzer Foundation for our environment. Is the Albert Schweitzer Foundation for our environment successfully against the industrialized farming and for the vegetarian idea a. More information on albert-schweitzer-stiftung.de. The non-profit Albert Schweitzer Foundation for our environment was founded in 2000 by lawyer Wolfgang Schindler as a politically and religiously unbound animal welfare organization. It is financed from the proceeds of the Endowment capital and funding contributions and donations. The Foundation takes its name from Rhena Schweitzer, the daughter of Albert Schweitzer. People such as Hedvig Hricak would likely agree. The Foundation Mission is to reduce as much suffering. Therefore set the Foundation for the so-called animals a. With 60 billion animals are every year under the most unimaginable conditions cost-optimized fattened and killed, the commitment to these animals is the biggest task, can be. The Albert Schweitzer works Foundation, to improve housing conditions, as well as to cut back on the uberzuchtung (torment breeding) animals. They also Stark the vegetarian idea because no farming the Foundation is known, species described as really could.

Foreign Minister Westerwelle

Together we want to achieve, that financial support for countries and people who are affected by mines and cluster bombs, also remains in the next federal budget at least at the same level”, said Marion Gnanko, SODI project manager for humanitarian demining. Also, the Government at the highest level of the U.S. Government to appeal, to finally join the international landmine ban treaty. We encourage Foreign Minister Westerwelle, explicitly to a rapid accession to treaty to move his US colleague”, emphasizes Eva Maria Fischer, campaign spokeswoman for Handicap International. That the organizations are not alone with their demands, shows ban not only the strong support of German politicians, but also the participation of the UN Secretary General Ki-moon. As He was one of the first his beaten-up trouser legs for mine victims. Handicap International and SODI realize the humanitarian demining projects for years. As Handicap International engaged currently in Libya in the clearance of landmines and explosive remnants of war, as well as in the risk disclosure statement, to prevent more accidents. For many years, the organization supports the victims of land mines in Cambodia and many other countries. SODI also implemented projects for the Elimination of landmines and explosive remnants of war in Laos and Viet Nam with risk education to prevent further accidents. The measures be complemented by development projects to help the affected communities, to overcome consequences of war and poverty. Prominent supporters and supporters of the campaign: Director Doris Dorrie, actress Ulrike Folkerts, actor Felix Rolf Becker and Simon Boer, author Stephane Hessel, pop singer Sebastian Krumbiegel, clear the Berlin comedian Harmonists, rapper Prince PI, opera singer Michael full, comedian Michael Altinger, model with prosthesis Mario Galla etc. Donations are needed for the projects by Handicap International and SODI: solidarity service international e.V.