Members of the "Yeti Divers" club in the town of Wittlich in Rheinland-Pfalz have decorated a tree under water, in a five-meter-deep swimming pool. They did it to collect donations for a charity project.
Stuttgart's Wilhelma Zoo is using surplus pine trees to feed its elephants and other herbivores after Christmas. The trees are "not much of a treat," but breaking them down is fun for the elephants, officials say.
By the time Advent begins, Christmas trees are already set up in German city centers. Every year, however, public Christmas trees are at the center of a heated debate: Who has the biggest one?
Christmas might be a time for tradition, but as our environment changes, it is time to tweak the ways of old in favor of a festive season in which more than the centerpiece tree is green.
Christmas begins in Rome with the inauguration of a giant Christmas tree and a larger-than-life Nativity scene in St Peter's Square, as part of the Vatican's seasonal traditions.
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