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.
He's probably one of the best-known of all Germans: Alexander von Humboldt. We asked students at the Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin (HU Berlin) what the natural scientist means to them.
Alexander von Humboldt is famed for his expeditions to South America and Russia. His ideas and findings still inspire scientists to this day. We search for traces of this Prussian naturalist and explorer in Germany.
There are only a few places in Europe where #publictransport is as well-connected as in #Germany. If you're visiting, you can easily get around with the #tram, the #subway, #renatalbikes or #escooters.
With buses and trains you can get around #Berlin comparatively fast. At least that's what researchers found out when comparing the timetables of cities on different continents.