Germany’s most famous forest
The Black Forest earned its name through the density of its trees. Some 8000 km of natural landscapes and wooded paths make it one of the most visited regions in Germany.
The hunt for a homeless man dressed in camouflage gear and armed with a bow and arrow, a gun and a knife has entered its second day in Germany's Black Forest. Police say the man is "in a state of psychiatric emergency."
As people around the world come together for the largest mass climate protest in history, we introduce you to DW's brand new environment podcast, On the Green Fence, examining issues of climate change, pollution and conservation. Hosts Neil and Gabe visit a Bavarian town where the water has been tainted by a dangerous chemical and head to the Black Forest where the legendary wolf has returned.
Decades after having been wiped off the face of the German landscape, wolves are back. The return of the legendary predator — which enjoys legal protection in Germany — has triggered fierce public debate and stirred emotions up and down the country. Neil and Gabe head to the southern region of the Black Forest to explore the place of wildlife in a world we think we’ve tamed.