Governments, citizens and private actors all participate in conservation of nature.
From saving threatened and endangered plants and animals, to establishing and managing biosphere reserves and protected areas, conservation is about protecting species and ecosystems - natural resources upon which humans depend. DW presents an automated compilation of content touching on conservation.
Few things are more quintessantially German than the forest. With more than 30 percent of the country still given over to woodland, there are more than four million hectares of trees that need to be looked after. DW's Tamsin Walker headed into the woods of Spessart in Bavaria to join a group of volunteers lending a helping hand.