In a little over one century we have already lost half of the tropical forest the world once had. And there are still many countries in which deforestation continues. By purchasing certified wood products, you contribute to sustainable forest management worldwide. And help countries like Brazil, Bolivia, Gabon, Congo, Cameroon and Mexico stay nice and green.
A flashmob recreates Rembrandt’s painting, The Night Watch, in a shopping centre in Breda to mark the painting’s return to the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam. The museum is due to reopen on 13 April following a 10-year renovation.
Surfrider Foundation Europe has an awesome campaign for 2013. Stop the plastic invasion. The scene reminds me of Normandy, or Dunkirk, or some other significant event on a beach during WW2. We are beyond lucky to not have to bear witness to a war like that, but we do have a war against plastic on all our doorsteps. To my European followers - there’s a handy section of the website listing the when and where of all the coastal cleanups! Check it out.
The launch of TNT - a quality series and movies TV channel - in the Netherlands. TNT made a sequel to the viral hit video “A Dramatic Surprise on a Quiet Square”. On a cold winter’s day, they placed the famous red button somewhere in a Dutch shopping street. Are you ready? Discover what happened this time.