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".
What role should greenery and vegetation play in the heart of our urban spaces? That is a question being posed by a new installation in the very centre of Prague, where a temporary forest has sprung up in the shadow of the 19th century National Theatre. It’s creators want to raise awareness about the role of nature, greenery and medicinal plants in our modern societies.
Tuliswayo Muteba from Zambia studies environmental science in Livingstone. Born into the sound of the Victoria Falls, she daily sees how the forests surrounding the World Natural Heritage site are damaged and cut down. Muteba passionately teaches the young generation about the value of nature.
No other country boasts as many thermal springs as Japan - the island nation bubbles and steams at more than 28,000 spots because four tectonic plates rub against each other deep beneath the Japan's landscape. This has brought the Japanese a long tradition of bathing, with countless opportunities to warm and cleanse body and soul.