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"Our Forest" – Fit for Climate Change

Storms, drought and bark beetles – the last few years have taken a heavy toll on our Hessian forest. The damage caused by climate change has never been more visible: entire mountain ranges have been deforested, and spruce, beech and other deciduous tree species are suffering to an unprecedented extent. In short: The forest ecosystem is under threat – and with it its diverse useful, protective and recreational functions.

We therefore have a major task ahead of us

Hundreds of areas, each as large as a soccer field, must be replanted – and preferably with mixed tree species that are climate-stable. Wherever new trees are already growing, we therefore supplement existing tree species, thus ensuring a balanced mix of tree species. We rely on high-quality seed and the plants grown from it. We can only make forests fit for climate change if they are reforested.

The mission: "Our forest" should become more resilient – after all, our children and grandchildren would like to enjoy it in the future as well.

Stillen& Bottle-food – no either/or

It is obvious to everyone that breastfeeding is the best way of feeding a baby provided by nature. This is not only because the mother’s body reacts to the intensity and frequency of sucking, so that the milk’s composition, quantity and temperature are always precisely adapted to the baby’s needs, but also because breastfeeding creates a close and intimate connection. This physical contact is important for the so-called bonding, that is, the intimate connection between mother and child – this allows the baby to build a primal trust. Of course, breastfeeding has other functions, first and foremost feeding the baby. Milk provides the baby with all important nutrients.

But that was not enough:
With the mother’s milk, the child takes in a large number of important bacteria that settle in the intestine and are of great importance for digestion. Last but not least, breast milk provides the baby with free antibodies that protect it from infections during the first weeks and months (nest protection).

The World Health Organization (WHO) recommends that babies be exclusively breastfed for a full six months, with accompanying breastfeeding until 2. Birthday. Of course, breastfeeding is allowed as long as it is good for mother and child, but there are several reasons to switch to formula after the first few months.

Regardless of whether it is only for a few weeks or for a lifetime – those who decide to make their daily lives alcohol-free gain a lot in terms of quality of life. And not only because the alcohol-free life has a positive effect on your health. You will also feel freer. Both free from old habits and from the feeling of having to drink alcohol in certain situations or even needing it. How to manage? Try our tips and tricks for this.

A life without alcohol has many advantages

You are healthier

Abstaining from alcohol can lower blood pressure and thus also the risk of cardiovascular disease. Regular alcohol consumption weakens the heart and constricts the arteries. The blood can be pumped through so worse, the blood pressure rises. This in turn increases the risk of secondary diseases.

Your liver also feels better. Because it is it that takes over the lion’s share of the breakdown of alcohol. If you regularly drink a lot, you risk fatty liver, liver swelling or inflammation, for example. If you drink significantly less alcohol or none at all, your liver has the chance to regenerate itself. In addition, with an alcohol-free lifestyle, you reduce the risk of developing cancer and protect your brain and numerous other organs from long-term damage.

 Franka emika has built first swabbing robot for coronatests

Franka-Emika CEO Simon Haddadin This founder is building the first swabbing robot for Coronatests

 Franka emika has built first swabbing robot for coronatests

Franka Emika's 140-person team faced significant challenges in developing the robot. Source: Franka Emika

How can bosses implement the mandatory wearing of masks at work?

When must employees still wear a face mask at work? Which masks are mandatory? And must employers provide them? A current overview.

Home-office duty is over, but the federal government is sticking to stricter rules in the workplace for now to limit the risk of infection. The SARS-CoV-2 Occupational Health and Safety Ordinance has been revised – with the First Ordinance Amending the SARS-CoV-2 Occupational Health and Safety Ordinance. The updated version is now valid until 24. November. Important for entrepreneurs: Masks continue to be part of the standard occupational safety inventory. What you should know about it.

Germs and the associated risk of infection are especially risky for the seriously ill, children and the elderly. In hospitals and care facilities, hygienists provide protective measures against viruses and bacteria, but home care also benefits from consistent hygiene and protective measures.

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Can you eat salmon skin

Marian Weyo/

The delicate pink fillet of salmon is probably one of the most popular fish dishes in the country. At the latest when the fish is served, the eternal discussion arises: to eat salmon skin or not to eat salmon skin? This dispute can be applied to all other fish as well, as minds simply differ in taste and preferences. But is salmon skin healthy at all? How to prepare it properly? And what is the etiquette when serving salmon fillets?