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Topic of the week: climate

The carbon controversy

The Fridays for Future movement is calling for a radical carbon tax, yet a prominent scientist does not believe this is the way forward. Who is right?

Germany and the world

Africa

Seeds of hope

Fertile soils are a precondition for sustainable development. What Germany is doing worldwide to protect the soil quality.

Topic of the week: Climate

Die Umwelt schützen

Saving the Earth

How Germany supports environmental and climate protection around the world
Quiz

Off to the woods!

Deutsche Wälder
Question 1/6
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    Deutschlands Berge: Watzmann und Hochkalter
    How many hectares of forest does Germany have?
    Question 2/6
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      Deutsche Baumvielfalt
      What is the most common type of tree in Germany?
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        Insekten können eine Gefahr für Bäume sein
        Which insects pose a particular risk to the spruce trees in Germany?
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          Deutschland ist reich an Wäldern
          How many tons of carbon do German forests store per year?
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            Wälder in Deutschland
            Which two German states have the most forests?
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              Deutsche Wälder speichern sehr viel CO2
              How many types of tree are there in Germany?
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