Landscapes and Habitats

Low mountain range, Mecklenburg Lake District, Upper Bavaria, Black Forest, Thuringian Forest, North Sea and Baltic Sea islands, forests and agriculture. Current information and background on landscape and habitats

Topic of the week: forest

Committed to forests

Drought and bark beetles are harming forests in Germany. Spruce forests in particular are affected. What can we do about it?
Topic of the week: Biodiversity

The returnees

Wolves and lynx are at home again in Germany – and there is hope for the permanent return of elk, bison and bear.

Urban networking

The German Centres for Research and Innovation (DWIH) are present around the world and are also investigating the future of cities.

Cities for pedestrians

Many people feel that car-free inner cities enhance the quality of life and are healthier. Find out here about the situation in Germany.