How to become a supporter and part of the HEMP book?

06-16-2020 – Today I am presenting my HEMP book project at the 17th EIHA Hemp Conference by the nova Institut – the biggest gathering worldwide for the industrial hemp industry. If you are curious on how to become a supporter of the book, please download this PDF FILE for further details and information. To sign…

Reading Sampler & Tear Sheets

The Outdoor Journal – Finland’s Dirty Secret – Part 2: Political Controversy – May, 2020 HANF Magazin – Grow your own hemp house, May 2020 Wanderreiter Magazin – Wanderreiten auf den Spuren von Dschinghis Khan, April 2020 The Outdoor Journal – Finland’s Dirty Secret: Extracting Peat for Energy – April, 2020 Outdoor Magazin – Nomade…

No Footprint on Indigenous land

Since millennia the Sami indigenous people have lived in the northern plaines of Scandinavia and Russia, practicing reindeer husbandry and living a nomadic lifestyle. In the rise of the last century the arctic regions became important to the industries of mining and forestry, which caused a conflict of interest on the collective rights to lands,…

A Journey Without Footprints, to Sapmi and the Indigenous People of Scandinavia.

One of the stories that kept me busy last year is out and published now. The life of the Indigenous People of the North, the Sami had caught my interest already back in 2018 and since not left my mind. 2019 was the year where doors opened again and the magic world of the Sami…

Photo- Challenge with f-stop starts today

18-11-2019 Hello fellow photographers and photo-enthusiasts! Now is your chance to participate, I am collaborating with f-stop on a photo challenge. As a Pro-Ambassador for f-stop I have tested and my gear throughout years now in all conditions and can just say: AWESOME, you’ll love it, it does the job and one thing less to…

Peat; The invisible kraken of modern Finland

02-09-2019 Press- release by Maren Krings Peat is on its best way of becoming the ugliest word of the year 2019 in Finland.  It involves environmental disaster, political power-games and the subsistence of roughly 2000 farmers.  More than the visible dangers of this kraken, are the invisible ones. Water pollution, caused by leaking nutrients (nitrogen…

3 Days left to support the Indiegogo campaign for the Hemp Book

11-21-2018 It’s been an exciting time the four weeks of crowdfunding, kind of feels like a year in itself. Please read the latest and last newsletter for more and check out my publication in The Outdoor Journal.   A true conservationist is a man who knows that the world is not given by his fathers,…

The GOOD NEWS Newsletter

11-06-2018 Aren’t we thriving for the good news in a way? Of course the bad ones are catchier, but negativity isn’t something to dwell in, hence I have started the Hemp Newsletter, that is somehow becoming the GOOD NEWS. If you want to follow up on this weeks read, please check out the newsletter under…

Crowdfunding for HEMP book is on!

  10-23-2018 Yesterday was the official start for the crowdfunding campaign that Maren Krings has started to get support for her long-term project on the hemp plant. Over the years you have probably seen many of her posts on hemp, made from a total of sixteen different countries, she visited for the investigative research on…

Hemp – A carbon sink and its rediscovery as an agricultural crop

Discover hemp’s tremendous potential to transform societies and industries — with unmatched, sustainable solutions for food, medicine, building materials and textiles — fighting and mitigating climate change. Hemp has been the world’s most forbidden plant, due to containing Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), a psychoactive substance, mostly known as Marijuana. During 70 years of prohibition most knowledge about…

Online Journal publication on hemp

04-07-2018 My quest on hemp has been going for almost 2 years now and first results are being produced. At the moment I am in Zürich, Switzerland at the trade fare “Criterion” with four of the players of my hemp story: Werner Schönthaler (Hempstone), Alpenpioniere, Ecopassion and Glärnisch Textil. Really the well known company “Freitag”…

Special exhibition on hemp at the “Criterion” fair in Zürich

03-20-2018 From April 5th – 8th the ambitioned trade fair “Criterion” will take place in Zürich. Act different and do better is their claim. Hence it came at no surprise that the special exhibition this year will focus on hemp. I will be presenting my current state of work on the book on hemp on Sunday April…

Ausstellung verlängert

09-01-2017 Im Rahmen des 41. Kirchtags (24. September 2017) im Museum Tiroler Bauernhöfe in Kramsach, freue ich mich das die Ausstellung bis zum 09. Oktober verlängert wurde. Wer Interesse hat, die Fotoausstellung “Alpine Reflexionen” ist jeden Tag von 9.00-17.00 Uhr zu besichtigen! Due to the event of Kirchtag on the 24th of September, the photography exhibition “Alpine reflexions”…

Hanf – Samen für eine neue Welt

06-27-2017 Hemp seems to celebrate a certain renaissance at the moment. The ancient plant has finally been rediscovered for all the brilliant qualities it has! Without wanting to be in the middle of a hype I discovered hemp for myself a year ago in the beautiful South Tyrollean village of Tschengls… and this is where the adventure…

Official Tirol calendar 2018

03-01-2017 It’s official now, the Tirol calendar 2018 is off into printing now. Happy to have had the chance of doing the whole calendar with my impressions throughout the year! Seit heute ist es „gedruckte Sache“, der Tirol Kalender 2018 wird ein ganzes Jahr meiner Tirol Impressionen zeigen.  

February Servus – Magazine

02-24-2017 Have you checked out Februarys issue of Servus in Stadt und Land – magazine? I got my story on Joseph „Seppi“ Salvenmoser from Kitzbühel in it. Diesen Monat ist im Servus Magazin der Artikel über Joseph „Seppi“ Salvenmoser von Kitzbühel erschienen. Anbei eine kleine Vorschau!

Surreal experience: Faroe Islands

02-20.2017 I just returned from a stunning trip to the Faroe Islands, working on several photographic productions and fine tuning my knowledge on landscape photography in a great seminar with Hasselblad ambassador and outdoor photographer Lars Schneider. Frisch von der Insel retour, bin ich noch tief beeindruckt von den Impressionen der Färöer! Eine spannende Zeit…