Salus Vita Compassion "Black Forest" is named after the Black Forest biosphere area in Germany, located in the southwest of Baden-Württemberg. The biosphere area was launched in January 2016. In the southern Black Forest, this opens up the opportunity to promote sustainable development in the region and at the same time to preserve a centuries-old cultural landscape. Three percent of the area should - in accordance with UNESCO regulations - be left entirely to nature: the primeval forests of tomorrow, enchanted moors and barren rocks as so-called core zones. Habitat for rarities of our native flora and fauna such as the three-toed woodpecker, countless species of mushrooms and dozens of rare deadwood beetles.
The coexistence of man and nature also presents those responsible with challenges. Most of the forests are still used for forestry purposes, the “primeval forests of tomorrow” are the big exception. Pesticides, fertilizers or other chemicals affect sensitive areas such as poor meadows and pastures. The peatlands in particular suffer from nitrogen inputs from agricultural use and from the air. *
With our Salus Vita backpacks, we want to raise awareness of the conservation of our rainforests and the saving of the species endemic in them.
* Source: www.wwf.de
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