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WWF Weltwald Magazin published Maren’s environmental reportage about the fight of the Sami Indigenous Peoples of Sweden and Norway to protect their Ancestral Lands and with that fighting the climate crisis.

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, …

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Finlands Dirty Secret

Finland’s Dirty Secret: Extracting Peat for Energy Whilst peat for energy production is not in the global consciousness in the same way as its little brother coal, the extraction of peat, shares many of the same detrimental traits. It is an outdated, old-fashioned practice to win energy and adds with a total of twenty-three point …

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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 …

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BOOK Tux–Finkenberg

In 2014 the German photographer, Maren Krings, was commissioned by Tux-Finkenberg Tourist Board to produce a new photographic album of the Tux valley entitled Tux-Finkenberg: Looking Beyond the Contour Lines. It represents a photographic documentation of the Tux valley over a period of two-and-a-half years and across all seasons. With a resolute focus on the …

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Book ECHT TIROL – ECHT OIMERISCH

Fotoausstellung – Bildband und Multivisonsvortrag Die deutsche Fotografin und Künstlerin Maren Krings widmet sich auf humorvolle Weise dem Tiroler Almleben – vom Melkschemel aus betrachtet. Zwei Almsommer hat die Fotografin eine Melkalm in Tirol bewirtschaftet und alleine mit Vieh und Arbeit den Sommer verbracht. Ländliches Fortbildungsinstitut Österreich, LFI Ihre gesammelten Erfahrungen haben genug Material an …

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Book Nerven wie Seile

Wenn sie zum Einsatz gerufen werden, dann geht es nicht selten um Leben und Tod! Auch bei widrigsten Wetterverhältnissen, bei Nacht und Nebel sind sie unterwegs, um Menschen aus brenzligen Situationen zu retten: die Einsatzkräfte der Tiroler Bergrettung. Über ein ganzes Jahr haben die Autorin Irene Prugger und die Fotografin Maren Krings diese mutigen Frauen …

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