It's all around us, even in us - and we are also a part of it.
From the tiniest microorganism to the tallest tree - nature is not just life, it's the soil, the air, the water, the minerals that surround us and make up the Earth in its totality. Biology but also chemistry, even physics relate to nature. Here's an automatic compilation of content related to nature.
Germany's landscapes are as beautiful as they are diverse, but there is one feature that holds a particular place in the country's collective heart. And that is the forest. It has featured in countless stories, poems, operas and was appropriated by the Nazis as a symbol of national identity. Tamsin Walker went into the woods to find out more.