In the travel world this refers to anything that has not been man made.
In this definition of nature there is also a further distinction between living or non living nature. Non living nature are things that are not man made and which are not alive such as stones, water, air, metals or planets. Living nature refers to all living things on Earth including people, animals, plants and bacteria. This is an automatic compilation of DW content pertaining to "nature".
Chile's government has rejected plans for a controversial billion-dollar mining project. Its reasoning: the proposed mine would disrupt marine life at the Humboldt Penguin Reserve, in particular the colonies of Humboldt penguins that breed there. Environmentalists have hailed the move a victory for nature.
The law in Saskatchewan demands companies offset the environmental damage they do by investing in conservancy projects. Mining giant K+S asked Ducks Unlimited Canada (DUC) and the Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) to help them develop a project to protect wetlands. DW spoke to Trevor Plews from DUC about the collaboration.