Environmental Protection Initiatives: An Essential Contribution to the Protection of Our Planet

We live in an era where the demand for protecting our environment is more important than ever before. The alarming warnings from researchers in the 1980s about global deforestation have become unmistakably visible in our current reality. We now face an irreversible climate crisis that is inexorably approaching. Therefore, it is essential that each individual takes an active role in preserving our environment and contributes to the conservation of our planet for future generations.

For us, as a committed foundation, environmental protection projects are of the highest priority. However, our commitment goes beyond just empty words or purely symbolic actions. We strive to take concrete steps to bring about sustainable change and take responsibility for saving our planet.

A central part of our work involves promoting reforestation projects while also ensuring the protection of existing forests. In particular, we are concerned with the preservation of extremely important tropical forests, boreal old-growth forests, and European mixed forests. These diverse forests provide an indispensable basis for life for countless animal and plant species and play a crucial role in climate protection.

We are aware that it is not enough to act solely at the ecological level. Environmental protection also requires political engagement. Therefore, it is essential to leverage political mechanisms and advocate for environmental protection at the political level. In this sense, our foundation is also actively involved in political matters to advance environmental protection. We work closely with legislators to promote sustainable environmental policies and lobby for the protection of our Earth.
However, our foundation is not solely focused on politics. We firmly believe that protecting our environment requires a collective effort. Therefore, it is our concern to also raise awareness and educate society about this challenge. Through various events and campaigns, we try to sharpen awareness of the urgency of environmental protection and sensitize the public to the importance of environmental initiatives.

Our commitment to environmental protection is a response to the urgency of the current ecological crisis. But it is also an investment in the future of our planet. We are firmly convinced that by protecting our environment, we can not only improve our quality of life but also secure a livable planet for future generations. Everyone has the opportunity to contribute to this, and we invite all to join us and stand together for the preservation of our Earth.

In summary, our foundation follows a multi-layered approach to environmental protection. Our commitment includes reforestation measures and the protection of existing forests, political work to promote sustainable environmental policies, and societal awareness-raising for the importance of environmental protection. By connecting these various aspects, we hope to make a significant contribution to solving the most urgent ecological challenges of our time. Your support and commitment are crucial for our collective success in tackling this monumental task.

The Daniel Schlegel Umweltstiftung is supporting a six-month voluntary placement for Silja Unger in Costa Rica for the non-profit organisation “First Aid for Wonderful Nature e.V.” (FAWN).
The Daniel Schlegel Umweltstiftung is supporting the planting of eight climate-resistant trees in the gardens and cemetery of Fischbeck Abbey in Lower Saxony.
The Daniel Schlegel Umweltstiftung is supporting the municipality of Hessisch-Oldendorf in planting 20 fruit trees as part of the “Hessisch-Oldendorf blüht auf!” initiative.
In cooperation with the SOS Kinderdorf Berlin, several groups from the Theodor Heuss Community School and the Carl-Bolle Primary School have already taken part in the wilderness tracking.
Thanks to the financial support of the Daniel Schlegel Umweltstiftung in the amount of €20,000, 620 new trees, palms and vines were planted in 2023 and 1088 annual trees and shrubs were taken care of.
Ongoing Fundraising Campaign
Ongoing Fundraising Campaign
In September 2023, three multi-grade groups from the Pettenkofer Primary School started participating in the Wilderness Tracking.
Ongoing Fundraising Campaign
Ongoing Fundraising Campaign
Since October 2022, three complete 2nd grade classes from the Primary School at the Bäke have been participating in the Wilderness Tracking.
The Bioland-certified farm cultivates 30 hectares of arable land and grassland and keeps laying hens, goats, a few young cattle and bee colonies.
With the support of the Daniel Schlegel Umweltstiftung, around 500 additional trees could be planted in February 2023 to complement the existing system.
Future Projects
Future Projects
The farm is an organic vegetable farm in Großwoltersdorf in the northern Havelland area. Vegetables, herbs and fruit are grown organically on three hectares of leased land.
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