This great blue-green ball.
We live on it, and it sustains us: The Earth. It's impressive and inspiring - and not without threats.
Of the many daily deadly threats to life, one you are least likely to think of is space debris. But be warned: some of it crashes through Earth's atmosphere, while other bits pose a risk to your future life in space.
Our planet is full of amazing animals, peculiar plants, funky fungi and odd natural phenomena. DW's environment desk often researches the weird and wonderful creatures on earth. This week, reporter Jennifer Collins introduces us to what scientists call "the shrimp from Mars."
Chancellor candidate Martin Schulz wanted to present himself as open, honest and down to earth in his book. But the SPD leader emphasized his new book is not an election manifesto. Volker Witting reports from Berlin.
From the snowy landscapes of Central Siberia to the depths of the Great Barrier Reef in Australia, the European Space Agency's Copernicus Sentinel satellite brings us breathtaking pictures of Earth from space. Be mesmerized.
The simple two-wheeler, first invented in Germany in 1817, has evolved into a fast, fun and green machine. As bicycles continue to evolve, cities welcome their eco-benefits, while riders appreciate their convenience.