Germany's first dark sky preserve is opening in the Rhön mountains in central Germany. To give stargazers the full experience, the town of Bischofsheim will be turning off its street lights for a month.
Whoever takes a swim along Puerto Rico's shores at night will witness a special show. The water starts to glow in a bright blue and green. The effect is called bioluminescence - it's our natural phenomenon of the week.
Taiwan's president has apologized after a power outage plunged homes, traffic and offices into darkness across the island. The blackout, which was caused by human error, left millions without power amid sweltering heat.
August 24, 1992, marked a dark day in Germany's postwar history as right-wing extremists attacked a refugee home in Rostock-Lichtenhagen. Twenty-five years on, experts met in Berlin to assess how far Germany has come.
City apartment dwellers often have to make do without a garden. But Berliners are adept at transforming everything from balconies to sidewalks into urban oases. DW's Jennifer Collins was inspired.
© 2017 Deutsche Welle |
Legal notice |
| Mobile version