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.

Part 3 – Finlands dirty secret

12-14-2020 This is the third and last part to my series of three in The Outdoor Journal on Finnish peat for energy. Much happened in the year it took to publish all three parts and it will remain interesting to see how Finland will tackle this ongoing problem to become fossil free in near future….

Finland’s Dirty Secret

04-21-2020 Together with The Outdoor Journal I am presenting a series on Finland’s Dirty Secret: Extracting Peat for Energy. A story about dirty environmental practice in a country that claims that it is going to be the world’s first fossil free country. Read the first article to get acquainted with the topic of peat and…


Peat as an energy source has been used for ages in Finland,
causing massive environmental damage. A quick phase-out of fossile energy resources will lead into creation of new wildlife sanctuaries by rewilding former peat bogs.