Dirk Henck’s family has been reed harvesters and roof thatchers in the German state of Mecklenburg-Vorpommern for three generations. In the winter months, Henck heads out to harvest the reeds, whatever the weather.
The Hagenbeck school in Berlin offers a unique formula for learning. In an effort to teach students the importance of species and ecosystems, every subject has a connection to biodiversity.
Some plants can suck up and store heavy metals. They can help clean up contaminated soil and extract valuable metals from the ground by a process of phytomining - all without a pickaxe or shovel.
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