What can we learn from Istria about sustainability

Istria — sustainability — cape Kamenjak — Safari bar
Cape Kamenjak, Safari Bar; photo by Sebastian Hinckel

Field Check

We decided to start doing reports about the places we are visiting and notice daily good examples, good practices of sustainable development.

We start in my homeland Croatia since biodiversity, natural resources, and a self-sustainable mindset of people living there, who experienced many hardships, especially in the last thirty and…

Even small things can have huge impacts on a complex system

Island — nature — Krk — Croatia — sustainability
At Island Krk, Croatia; Photo: Antonija Osojnik

Why I write

“One of the functions of art,” Ursula K. Le Guin observes, “is to give people the words to know their own experience… Storytelling is a tool for knowing who we are and what we want.”

Telling your story should be transformative for me, as a writer, as well as for…

Climate change is already here, inside of our homes, and we are not doing enough

Photo: Pixsell Photo & Video Agency, Zagreb

As if pandemic and lockdown weren’t enough, the earth in my homeland is still shaking while I am writing this. After a devastating earthquake this year in March in Zagreb, yesterday again 6,2 on the Richter scale. A series of earthquakes represents a wake-up call for EU institutions and leaders.

We can all learn from this Covid crisis that while ‘online’ is something we can survive, it is not enough - we need real, live human interactions

Online work — covid — pandemic — lockdown — humans
Photo by Maksim ŠiŠlo on Unsplash

We can all learn from this Covid crisis that while ‘online’ is something we can survive, it is not enough. We need real, live human interactions. | Medium

This fall, one full year has passed since we moved to Germany. They say that for ex-pats, the most difficult year is…

Skills we will need in 21 st Century

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‘The impediment to action advances action. What stands in the way becomes the way.’- Marcus Aurelius

We are currently experiencing a significant change in culture and mindset. This impacts the very core of our society.

It will forever reshape the way we conduct political discourse and implement legislation.

It will…

And Now Turn Off Your Screen And Go Outside With Your Loved Ones

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This year’s Labor Day has a special meaning for me. The job market is vulnerable as all the workers worldwide.

In my opinion, we should be looking for different life skills, quite the opposite of the ones we hear nowadays. Digital skills are not the only ones we should strengthen.

Why this is even more dangerous for the environment and 8 suggestions on what to do instead

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‘Pulling the plug’ is not the solution

Greenwashing, by Cambridge Dictionary, is a term used to make people believe that your company is doing more to protect the environment than it really is.

And this considers not only business or companies behavior.

It is on us, as consumers, to decide what is an environmentally and socially responsible…

When music raises the right questions: how will we use technology — for good or for the bad?

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Yesterday, one of my favorite musicians, that marked my life with their work of art, french duo Daft Punk announced a breakup after 28 years.

This is a tribute text to them.

I can’t help but notice the symbolism at the moment of their farewell

This enigmatic, influential French electronic-music duo, formed in 1993 in Paris by Guy-Manuel de Homem-Christo and Thomas Bangalter

Share your examples, thoughts, ideas, and concepts on what sustainability means to you

Sustainable business implementation
Spring in the city of Zagreb; Photo by Whizzk

1. What is Whizzk, and why would I become a contributor to Whizzk Publication?

WHIZZK has brought together inspired individuals with different backgrounds.

The team behind WHIZZK is putting together solutions to the changing world through their professions and expertise regarding sustainable development challenges.

Along the way, we also write.

We want to leave a legacy. Our emotional involvement in how the world will…

Antonija Hinckel Osojnik

I’m a Lawyer and Entrepreneur, live in Heidelberg with my family, and write what I care about the most, how to sustain life on our only 🌎 More: www.whizzk.com

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