Decades after the end of World War II, the North Sea off the German coast is still littered with explosives that threaten marine life, and make the construction of offshore wind parks more difficult.
A German court has given a man a suspended sentence for importing and failing to demilitarize two British tanks. The tanks were later revamped with rainbow paint for an anti-war art project by designer Harald Glööckler.
Huge amounts of bombs and grenades rest at the bottom of the North Sea and Baltic Sea. But the risk of them exploding should be the least of our worries.
An offshore wind park in the North Sea is to be built without feed-in subsidies for the first time, in a sign that renewable energy is becoming more competitive. Both the environment and consumers are likely to benefit.
DW's Harald Franzen had always looked south from his home in central Germany for his family beach vacations, but an invite to explore Germany's seas led to some fascinating discoveries - before he even got on board.
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