Henning Schwarze

"Sustainability must be the new normal"

I am a geographer, consultant and producer in sustainability issues, with international experience in media, tourism and environmental concerns. As a keynote speaker and project developer, I am primarily active in Germany, East Africa, the Arabian Peninsula and the Indo-Pacific region.

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Henning Schwarze

In focus

Lake Tana Biosphere Reserve

Multimedia feature

Together with nature filmmaker Robin Jähne, I produced a multimedia feature on the Lake Tana biosphere reserve for the UNESCO Office in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. In addition to impressive aerial photographs, interviews with scientists and local experts provide exciting insights into the potential and threats to the lake.

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Automotive event in Oman

VW Amarok Adventure

In the spring of 2018, I was instrumental in organizing and accompanying the Volkswagen Amarok Adventure Tour. More than 120 international journalists had the opportunity to test the powerful commercial vehicle on breathtaking tracks in the Sultanate of Oman.

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Sustainable development

For a better future

In my blog, I pick up topics that occupy me personally and professionally, both locally in East Westphalia-Lippe (Germany), as well as on my travels in Arabia, East Africa and Asia. Most of the time these are environmental and sustainability issues. Special emphasis is thereby - among other things - the National Park Senne, as well as the regional development in my hometown Schlangen.

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Multimedia-Feature Lake Tana

On behalf of the UNESCO Office in Addis Ababa (Ethiopia), the environmental media expert Henning Schwarze and the nature filmmaker …

World Science Day 2018

On 12 November 2018, UNESCO Bangkok, in partnership with the Asian Institute of Technology (AIT) and NSTDA, organized activities to …



team member

Green Entrepreneurship INTEWO - A think tank for sustainable development

Since 2005 I have been the Managing Partner of INTEWO | World Habitat Society GmbH. INTEWO faces the growing challenges, provides impetus and offers innovative solutions in the areas of environment and tourism - sustainable.

The team of INTEWO consists i.a. from geographers, cartographers, ecologists, tourism experts, computer scientists, journalists and other thinkers. All employees of INTEWO are recognized specialists and can look back on many years of experience in Germany and abroad. INTEWO sees itself as a think tank and consistently invests in research and development.



I have different locations, currently Germany (HQ, Schlangen), Oman (Muscat) and Ethiopia (Bahir Dar).

Paderborner Str. 11
33189 Schlangen



Office hours:

by arrangement


The best way to contact me is still sending a traditional E-Mail. I receive them regardless of where I am right now. I'll get back to you as soon as possible.


Currently on Instagram



Meckern gilt nicht. Wir brauchen den Regen 🤪



Die erste Begegnung mit Gerhard (Dr. Müller) ist fast 25 Jahre her. Wintersemester 95/96, Donnerstags 9 bis 11 Uhr, Raum P7201. Damals paukte ich bei ihm #Geomorphologie. #unipaderborn #fb1 #geographie #forabetterfuture #maintainrelationships



Erfolgreich Punkte sammeln? Einfach mal in den Schiri investieren... #fussballinlippe #fortunaschlangen #blombergersv #kreisligaA #gekauft



Holiday application approved. 2019/09/20 #fridaysforfuture #INTEWO #forabetterfuture






Sweet welcome at the public pool in Schlangen this morning.



Discussing the best material options for a sustainable approach for the #peacehouseproject #forabetterfuture



Take this amateurs. Regards to friends and family. #heatwave



WC und Arbeitszimmer jetzt 34 Grad. Tendenz steigend. #hitzerekord #hitzewelle



Welcoming 8 Omani friends in Schlangen today. It's a warm welcome 😅 #hitze #heatwave

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