Environmental News

Iconic Storck Chimney to be demolished this month

Iconic Storck Chimney to be demolished this month

It has been a matter of debate for decades. It has been a visible landmark for both aviators and visitors alike. But after about 50 years as a local landmark, the Storck Chimney must come down.

August 7, 2017 ×
When asked, ‘Paper or plastic?’ — opt for the paper

When asked, ‘Paper or plastic?’ — opt for the paper

Next time you are at the grocery store and have the option of “paper or plastic,” opt for the paper. Here’s why …

August 3, 2017 ×
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Environmental Newsletter – August 2017

The Environmental Management Division’s environmental newsletter for August is here.

August 3, 2017 ×

Green Corner: Sustainable Travel – cruise ships

To bring our segment on sustainable travel to an end, there is one last form of transportation we have yet to talk about: cruise ships.

August 3, 2017 ×

Abandoned pets

When the big summer holidays start in Germany, around 70,000 animals will be abandoned by their owners. Among them are not just dogs and cats, but also exotic animals like spiders or reptiles.

August 2, 2017 ×
What’s buzzing in our gardens?

What’s buzzing in our gardens?

Here are a few pointers that can help you distinguish between bees, wasps, hornets and bumblebees.

August 2, 2017 ×
Ansbach’s Cross-Functional Team: Sustaining our planet — one initiative at a time

Ansbach’s Cross-Functional Team: Sustaining our planet — one initiative at a time

Do you feel you’re qualified to join our Cross-Functional Team? Do you want to help make decisions that will preserve our planet for our children and their children? Learn more in this story.

July 27, 2017 ×
The honeybee: indispensable for nature and mankind

The honeybee: indispensable for nature and mankind

For those with a desire to help preserve the habitats of these creatures, the Environmental Management Division is giving community members an opportunity to help.

June 20, 2017 ×
Nürnberg to Berlin: carbon dioxide output in kilograms per person. (Click on graphic for a larger version.)

Green Corner: Sustainable Travel, Part 2

Are you considering taking a trip to a major city in Europe? What do you know about the carbon footprint that your trip will have? We’ll show you how to calculate it.

June 1, 2017 ×
Environmental Newsletter – June 2017

Environmental Newsletter – June 2017

The Environmental Management Division’s environmental newsletter for June is here.

June 1, 2017 ×