Opinion

The threat behind pursuing customer health with traffic light indicators

Many news and facts running through the digital World exist only because of the hype built around them. One recent hype that wanders around: Nutri-scores. Traffic light indicators that tell you which food is good and which is bad.

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Flixbus Phenomenology

Eco mobility and a more conscious approach to traveling have been a little bit of trend this past summer. Starting from the fairy godmother of all the environmentalists: Greta Thunberg, deciding to not travel by plane because of the environmental impact of the aviation industry. Well, kudos to Greta and all the people who decide to travel by bus, train, boat or whatever mean of transportation that lets them cut their personal carbon footprint.

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Why did the board not receive the indigenous people of the Amazon

The 31st of October, a delegation representing the Indigenous Peoples of Brazil (APIB) strived to make change during their visit to the Wageningen Campus. While previously being welcomed by Pope Francis and French president Emmanuel Macron, Wageningen University gave a slightly colder welcome; when the indigenous peoples of Brazil knocked on their door, the board […]

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People and Himalayan Salt

Yes people. The answer to the stress problem was standing on your kitchen sink all along, being innocent and pink and rocky.

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Who is to blame for the Dutch agricultural impasse?

An opinion piece – by David Benjamin de Winter One of the most heated and prevalent discussions in Dutch society right now, and most certainly in the hallways of Wageningen University, is the debate about the reculturisation of our agricultural landscape. The discussion is in full swing at this moment, as many people are afraid […]

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(Don’t) Come fly with me

We study and work at one of the greenest universities world-wide. In January this year, WUR was rated the greenest and most sustainable university in the world according to the GreenMetric ranking for the second year in a row. In the Dutch SustainaBUL competition for most sustainable (applied) univer-sity, WUR ranked second (after Eindhoven) in […]

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