Contributions on Sustainable Bioeconomy

Bioeconomy is meant to be an economy beyond fossil raw materials. Here, representatives of environmental and development organizations shed light on the opportunities and dangers of such a bioeconomy. The contributions were made as part of the Bioeconomy Action Forum – the civil society platform to deal with this bioeconomy. The texts are accompanied by photos taken by photographer and artist Eva-Maria Lopez.

Alternative Bioeconomy Summit (online), February 23, 2022 What has to be on the agenda of the new federal government, to design a socially just and ecologically sustainable economy of the
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Cover photo: Peter Steudtner / Mozambique Coordination Group The bioeconomy has so far been a niche debate that essentially has its place in scientific and political circles. To the general
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The newly appointed Bioeconomy Council is to support the German government with expertise in the phase-out of the fossil economy. The success of this change also depends on the Council's
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Position paper for pdf download here! The bioeconomy can only contribute to a sustainable future if our economy is put to the test and undergoes a comprehensive socio-ecological transformation. The
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From Paula Leutner Plastic has been polluting our oceans for years. From fishing nets to plastic bottles to straws - plastic in all its forms and variations is floating in
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In terms of quantity, fossil fuels can not be entirely substituted  by renewable resources. A sustainable bioeconomy requires systemic transformations of the economy that is currently growth-oriented. The first conference
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The possibilities that the bioeconomy can provide, become visible in the practical applications. However, in order to contribute to a socio-ecological transformation, the revision of the policy framework for bioeconomy
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The agenda (pdf) for download here Plant-based plastics are among the practical applications of the bioeconomy that have already successfully entered the market. There are different interpretations concerning the evaluation
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Press memo: Bremen, April 16, 2021 Environmental and development associations are giving the German Bioeconomy Council a paper with their demands on the way The newly appointed Bioeconomy Council should
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