Second Chance

Actions that inspire #2 – Breaking rules to safe lifes

Aristides de Sousa Mendes do Amaral e Abranches was an Portuguese consul stationed in Bordeaux, France. It can be easily said that he was a heroic figure who prioritized ethical awareness over the dictates of the law of a Fascist state. When Germany started invading France in June 1940, he found himself confronted with the… read more »

Planting 73 million – largest reforestation project so far

Conservation International set out to achieve the goal of zero net deforestation in Amazonia to protect essential resources, mitigate climate change and increase prosperity of the local people. They are currently working on a 30.000 hectares (70.000 acres). In the past decades more than 20% of the Amazonian rain-forest was cut down and the predictions… read more »