German Defence Minister Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer has begun a visit to #Germansoldiers in West Africa. The CDU politician arrived in Niamey, the capital of #Niger, on Sunday.
September 30 1989: 4000 GDR-Refugees at the German Embassy Prague
In the run-up to the forest summit, #Agriculture Minister Julia Klöckner announced how much should be invested in the domestic #forest. The money will primarily be used to protect and reforest the forest.
Our expert and #forester Jürgen Michalczyk explains why the future of our woodlands depends on sustainable forest management.
Internationally, more and more emphasis is being placed on #forests as a #CO2 storage pool. But the #forest is way more than that: it's an important habitat for species of all kinds, a #landscape of the soul and supplier of raw materials. Find out more about the forest in #Germany:
It is a "human task", as Angela #Merkel calls the fight against the #climatecrisis. But #Greta #Thunberg reads the Chancellor and the other heads of state and government the riot act in #NewYork.
Smartphones, selfisticks, cameras: the #EastSideGallery on the #Spree is a tourist magnet. Almost 30 years ago, artists painted the east side of the wall and transformed it into a gallery. What do the visitors who only take selfies know about its history?
For the centenary of the #Bauhaus #art and #architecture school from #Germany, the "White City Center", center for monument protection and architecture, opens in #TelAviv.
Some cities are approaching traffic collapse. Commuters are stuck in #traffic jams for hours every week. According to visionaries, air #taxis are supposed to solve the problem. In Stuttgart, the music of the future sounded on Saturday. #emobility #volocopter
The Grand Coalition still has a lot to talk about when it comes to #climateprotection. On September 20, 2019, the Climate Cabinet will present its major package of measures to the German government.
Happy Birthday, Alexander von #Humboldt! The popular scientist who was born on this day 250 years ago in #Berlin is regarded as the founder of modern #naturalscience in many ways.
Alexander von Humboldt was ahead of his time: Over 220 years ago he recognized the harmful consequences of man-made climate change. His life in a graphic novel animation by Andrea Wulf and Lillian Melcher.