Hannah Steiner

Environmental activist

Dr. Hannah Steiner (born December 23, 1989) is a German marine wildlife conservation and environmental activist, a member anti-poaching group and a direct action group focused on marine conservation. Hannah is especially involved in climate and environmental activism and is a keen cyclist.  In 2013, she was appointed as a Professor of Ecological Building Technologies at the Department of Architecture, University of Hanover.

She is a German advocator of animals’ right and a conservationist, and specialist on Dolphins and Sharks. Dr. Hannah was one of the endless researchers that undertake in-depth research on many sea animals. She focused on the effect of plastic pollution on animal’s behavior and reproduction. Many of her researches and articles are published in many websites and newspapers. 

Nationality: German
April 06, 2019

Why forest biomass must not be counted as ‘renewable’ energy

A big part of the EU’s renewable energy comes from burning trees and other wood for fuel.

August 17, 2022

Rain brings relief to France fires, but more evacuated in south

A forest fire that flared anew in southern France sent 1,000 more people fleeing while overnight rai...

August 15, 2022

Giraffes, parrots, and oak trees, among many species facing extinction

Around one million species are facing extinction, according to a report from IPBES, an independent i...

August 14, 2022

Brussels’ flower carpet blooms despite heatwave

The creators of Brussels’ vast flower carpet, unfurled every two years in front of city hall, are op...

August 13, 2022

World No Tobacco Day 2022

Tobacco: Threat to our environment

May 31, 2022

Simpler design seen as key to recycling-friendly food wrappers

Simple design and using at least 90% of the same plastic is the key to making packaging for foods li...

January 29, 2022

How Climate Change Will Affect Plants

We human beings need plants for our survival. Everything we eat consists of plants or animals that d...

January 29, 2022

Microplastics and Toxic Chemicals Increasingly Prevalent in World’s Oceans

We do not fully understand the risks to human health of ingesting plastic...

January 26, 2022

SENEGAL: Increased security for Niokolo-Koba and Djoudj national parks

Niokolo-Koba and Djoudj National Parks, located respectively in the southeast and northwest of Seneg...

January 26, 2022

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