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The many thousands of kilometers of public footpaths are sacred to ramblers in Britain. But landowners and famers often illegally block the routes that pass through their property. If no one fights, this "right to roam" could disappear forever.
The Mercedes-Benz G-Class has been on the road since 1979, and externally, little has changed in all those years. Yet the 2nd generation of this classic, launched in 2018, has little in common with the original concept for this all-terrain vehicle.
Sport compacts are making a comeback. Whether newcomers, like Hyundai's i30N, or long-standing favorites, like VW's Golf GTI, they all face stiff competition from the likes of the Ford Focus ST. The 4th generation hot hatch was launched in 2019.
Erosion, drought, storms, floods and insects are among the problems facing farmers. In parts of Germany, the water table is falling and harvests are declining. Adapting to changing conditions means exploring new methods and trying out new crops.
As a building material, timber has a lot going for it. Wooden skyscrapers are shooting up all over the world, including in Germany. MADE visits a timber tower project underway in Berlin and Leipzig.
The Brothers Grimm made the German forest legendary. But we're destroying it, say climate experts, and ecosystem management is in dire need of an overhaul. MADE discusses the 'wood economy' in the era of changing climate.
As climate protestors take to the streets all over the globe, reporter Olaf Krieger has decided he can no longer sit by and watch. He's started planting trees, and also went to see teen activist Greta Thunberg leading a demonstration in Berlin.
German forests are under threat from a range of factors, including extreme weather. 10 percent of the country's woodland is parched. Reforestation schemes are helping to restore and diversify dying forests.
Pope Francis wraps up his tour of Africa with a celebration of diversity on the island of Mauritius, where he will pay tribute to 19th-century missionary Father Jacques Laval, who worked for tolerance and is revered by members of all religions on ...
Since the beginning of Yemen's civil war, the country's cultural life has essentially come to a standstill. DW's Fanny Facsar met people there who believe that the best path toward peace and a return to normal life is through the pursuit of the arts.
DW Correspondent Max Zander accompanies a Sea Watch plane on the lookout for migrants in the Mediterranean. The reconnaissance flight route is roughly 70 miles off the Libyan coast, the central Mediterranean route between northern Africa and Europe.
Berliner Leo Kuchwalek is 102 years old. When he retired, forty years ago, he qualified as a swimming instructor and has been teaching children to swim ever since. It keeps him fit and active, and the kids enjoy having a swimming teacher who is so...
Stefan Klippstein is an expert on the dog trade. For over five years now, the volunteer animal welfarist has been rescuing dogs from smugglers. Millions of dogs are thought to be sold illegally in Europe every year.
Gonzalo Palomino Cruz is 13 years old and lives in Ollantaytambo, near Cusco in Peru. He is worried about climate change and that there is hardly any water in so many places in the world.
Renewable energies are the key in the fight against climate change. A startup in Mexico develops solar thermal energy for companies. Parabolic mirrors heat liquids up to 260 degrees Celsius - without generating greenhouse gases.
The "Fridays for Future" demonstrations have brought young people onto the streets around the world to finally spur politicians into action on the environment. In a training camp for activists, they learn how to peacefully fight for a cause.
Many slum dwellers in Manila live in constant fear of flooding. Their homes are often right at the water's edge. Rising sea levels make the problem worse. Now they are being relocated.
In Finland, record numbers of trees were felled in 2017. Environmentalists are outraged. The country's trees capture the equivalent of about half the amount of CO2 it puts out. But lumber exports are vital to Finland.
As uncertainty over Brexit drags on, people in Northern Ireland are losing their patience. Two thirds of the town of Newry, close to the Irish border, voted against Brexit. Now, they're hoarding foods and medicines.
If a rooster crows too early or too loudly, it may well be a matter for the French courts. Holiday cottage owners on the Isle of Oleron have filed complaints because their guests can't sleep in on a summer morning.
A growing number of Bosnia's LGBTI community is hiding their sexual orientation. Numerous attacks against LGBTI people have been reported in the country, where anti-gay sentiment can often be heard in public.
Housing in Barcelona is so scarce that developers are turning a profit off tiny "beehive flats." The three-square-meter cubicles barely fit a bed, but waiting lists are already running to the thousands.