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

Thema der Woche: Ideen für morgen

Cooling cities in the heat

Summers are getting hotter, and climate change is presenting city planners with new challenges. We show what Germany can learn from other countries.
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.
Asia

Red Alert

Naturschutzbund Deutschland has purchased licences to preserve the tropical rainforest in Indonesia, currently being ravaged by fire. What can be done?
Africa

Dr. Kirui’s project

How a Kenyan agricultural economist at Bonn University is helping people in Africa by their own means – and protecting the climate at the same time.