Capture the scene

Last week we were assigned to go out and took pictures of a „scene“. My first thought was: Wow, this is a pretty funny and easy assignment. But then it turned out that it was much more difficult than I had imagined. Mainly, because it was raining on my „event-day“ and I would not shot weiterlesen…

About a baby – or: The day of the dead mouse

It was cold, when we wake up this morning and we got a good sense of how fall will feel up here in the mountains. My husband was still asleep, but my little daughters wanted to make breakfast, so I peeled off my warm and comfort bed. When we were entering the living room, I weiterlesen…

Moose-um

This morning, a moose crossed the street on our way down to Boulder. For me, this was a „wow“-moment, I had never seen a free-living moose before. Neither had my family. „Why was there a moose,“ asked my daughter. Hmmh, yes, why was there a moose? I did some research and found some interesting facts weiterlesen…

How good do forests recover from anthropogenic disturbances?

Since ages, humans are relying on forests, as a source for fire wood, furniture or food. According to the Global Forest Resources Assessment in 2010, the earth is covered with around 1.4 billion hectares of primary forests, which is roughly 1.5 times the size of the US. On the other hand, there are at least weiterlesen…

My Fulbright journey Part I

Ich sitze am Gate und warte darauf, dass ich in den Flieger steigen kann. Ich möchte die Zeit nutzen, um zu schreiben und meinen Reisebericht anzufangen. Aber meine Gedanken sind unstrukturiert, ich denke an Flo, ich denke an meine Mädels und ich bin müde. In erster Linie bin ich müde und eigentlich habe ich auch weiterlesen…