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: Cities of the future

Learning from each other

German cities are getting fit for the future with their international partners. A focus on three cooperation projects.
Topic of the week: Cities of the future

Urban networking

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

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.
Topic of the week: Cities of the future

Time for new approaches

The Covid-19 pandemic is changing transport and people’s lives in the city. Three examples from Germany.
Topic of the week: Cities of the future

The healthy city

What should a city look like for people to feel good? The neuro-urbanist Mazda Adli explains.
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.
Topic of the week: Biodiversity

Viruses from the jungle

The biologist Simone Sommer of the University of Ulm explains how new virus infections and protecting ecosystems are related.
Africa

Seeds of hope

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