Concern over the growing number of animal disease crises. Outbreaks of swine flu, Ebola, SARS. Topics that headline the news, yet fade away to the background quickly when the most immediate threat subsides. Read more >
Warnings about the loss of nature and the environment and the danger that presents to our children’s futures? These are often met with disbelief and brushed aside. Nevertheless, it’s very real. Read more >
According to the UN agricultural organisation FAO, in 2050 we will need 60% more food to feed the expanding world population. Even though the earth is already under relentless pressure. Read more >
One Single Planet is the fourth documentary by the Nicolaas G. Pierson Foundation. In this film, which addresses the major sustainability issues that threaten our planet and offers potential solutions to preserve the livability of our earth for future generations, Marianne Thieme speaks with leading scientists, policy makers and inspiring minds about the metaphor used by astronaut Wubbo Ockels, who compared the earth with a space ship, carrying 7 billion souls, that has steered off course.
The Nicolaas G. Pierson Foundation is the scientific bureau of the Party for the Animals. The NGPF’s goal is to conduct scientific research and increase public knowledge and awareness of social issues, most particularly with regard to animal welfare, animal rights, sustainability and nature.