Amateur botanist Jürgen Feder from Bremen finds plants where no one expects them: on railroad tracks and highways. Since he made a television appearance, his Facebook fan community has been growing steadily.
Scientists have recorded a new species on a remote South Pacific island, but warn that habitat loss means it is already close to extinction.
The Komodo dragon has powerful venom that helps make it the top predator on the few Indonesian islands it inhabits. But it also likes to play and its blood could help develop new antibiotics.
Until the Barcelona terrorist attacks, it seemed as if Spain were almost immune to anti-Islamic sentiments. But the number of Islamophobic incidents has increased dramatically since then, and Spanish Muslims are worried.
A unique education project aims to restore the forests of eastern Nepal by turning villages into learning grounds and preserving indigenous knowledge on native species and habitats.
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