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: 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.
Israel

The root-researchers

Dealing with drought: Researchers from Israel and Germany are working together to find new opportunities for agriculture.