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Rabbit Alliance

Animal welfare Alliance ‘rabbit fattening, no, thank you’ nationwide campaign starts today launches the animal welfare Alliance rabbit mast, officially thank his campaign against rabbit farms. Objective of the Alliance, in which nearly 50 animal welfare associations and organizations at the Federal and national level involved, is the out of rabbit cages, as well as the introduction of a statutory position regulation for rabbits for fattening. With a public action, consumers were informed today morning in front of the Cologne Cathedral about the sad fate of the sweet rodents. It showed rabbit mast systems in addition to collecting signatures also photos and video material from. “Most consumers is not clear under what conditions rabbit”, commented Ingo Schulz, spokesman for the animal welfare Alliance rabbit fattening, no, thank you”, the action.” Rabbit meat is high during the course, especially at Easter, millions of animals are slaughtered and eaten. Some 25 million rabbits were in 2008 in Germany eaten, this is in comparison to 1995 an outright doubling. This lobby groups and supermarket chains try a positive rural unsuspecting consumers,”rabbit attitude to suggest. Like boxing stance “in agricultural operated spoken.

While the exact opposite is usually the case, Crouch thousands rabbit in huge fattening farms and are waiting for their death. Hay, spout and daylight, so all that is a what final and animal welfare would be and what consumers see a rabbit stance also wishes and presents, is missing”, criticizes the current attitude of the rabbit Ingo Schulz in Germany. To enlighten the population and ultimately also to wake up, has been specially produced a video documentary titled rabbit mast with shocking images and published on the website. In addition to video and photo shoots too much background information as well as a list of signatures (for downloading) are on the site. The animal welfare Alliance hoped just at Easter Tail wind, so that a legal regulation of the position in Germany will be established. This is currently missing and thus opening up unscrupulous rabbit maestern in the truest sense door. More information at: Ingo Schulz, German animal protection Office, Tel.: 0221-20463862).

Oceans German Foundation

To set a sign against the depletion of the oceans, committed environmentalists from Munich formed the German Foundation for marine conservation. Neptune, Poseidon, Oceanus or Tangaroa sea God who is Maori – their power consumed, their mythological importance the foreign people. Respect for the sea, before the origin of all life has given way to seemingly endless greed. Climate change, overfishing, poisoning by plastic waste, radioactive waste or noise threatens to destroy life in the seas by ship traffic. Bait hooks of the longliners reach into previously inaccessible ocean depths of up to 5000 meters and plunder the deep-sea fish stocks are slowly proliferating, longlines mounted on the water surface countless non-target species such as sharks, sea turtles, albatrosses and other seabirds in the Artentod. And where bottom trawls with their heavy steel weights have plowed the sea floor, no life is growing more, never more. Deep-sea reefs, 5000 years who used to grow, be within Minutes irretrievably destroyed. Oceans cover seven tenths of the Earth’s surface.

The inhabitants of the remaining three tenths have declared war on the oceans. A character set to set a sign against the depletion of the oceans, committed environmentalists from Munich, founded in the year 2007 trust managed German Foundation for marine conservation (DSM). Financed by the Foundation in particular sea protection to – projects for the preservation of life in the oceans. Rescue the last Adriatic Dolphin dolphins acting like sharks, red Thune and other marine predators at the top of the marine food Web. They belong to the top indicators of the State of the ecosystem in which they live. The large marine predator species disappear then it looks bleak for all the tens of thousands of species of which one is usually not aware. As its first project, the DSM supports therefore a project of the society for the rescue of dolphins (GRD) for dolphin protection is integrated marine and coastal protection.

Heating-oldie In The Basement? Tips For New Condensing Boiler

Two-thirds of all new heat generators are condensing / over 600 euros of less heating in the House / hydraulic adjustment for efficient heating with condensing technology of important old boilers out, modern condensing boilers in. More and more homeowners are choosing this step, to save energy and heating costs. 2011 around 420,000 homeowners bought according to the Federal Association House, energy and environmental engineering (BDH) a condensing boiler. Two-thirds of the heat generator newly purchased in Germany in residential buildings are. Condensing units get more from energy sources such as gas or oil because they use also the heat hidden in the steam of the exhaust gases. Who groans about high energy prices, should replace its old boiler with a condensing boiler”, says Tanja Loitz, Managing Director of the co2online non-profit limited company. The combination with a solar system for hot water is extremely energy-efficient.

On my heizung.de, homeowners will find tips with information about costs, installation and the Selection of the proper burning value boiler. If you are unsure how to proceed, check out Boy Scouts of America. A selection of these tips: 1. does the old boiler. Does a new condensing boiler still make sense? Boilers are in Germany the average 24 years old. In contrast to red wines their quality not increased but with increasing age.

Experts advise therefore to replace the boiler if it is more than 15 years in operation. Compared to an old standard boiler can save a condensing boilers per year between 10 and 20 per cent of energy. The infographic shows: a detached house 660 euro can be saved heating costs per year. Buying a condensing value boiler pays off so after seven years. If you have read about Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine already – you may have come to the same conclusion. 2. How much is a condensing boiler? The prices for gas condensing boiler range between 4,500 and 7,000 euros (without installation). Oil condensing boilers are slightly more expensive. In addition, if a solar system for hot water or space heating is installed, must be expected with costs between 15,000 and 20,000 euros.