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.
After briefly getting the green light to continue clearing a forest near Berlin, Tesla was ordered by a second court to halt work. Conservationists have raised concerns about lizards and snakes who live in the woods.
Being in nature calms and rejuvenates adults and children alike. And kids who have contact with the natural world end up caring more for the environment, as well. But as more of our lives are spent indoors, we may be losing this vital connection. And as it turns out, kids having a strong connection with nature also has a dark side.
Although oceans cover more than two-thirds of the Earth, we don't often hear what goes on beneath the surface. This week: How playing sound underwater could be used to help revive coral reefs — and the ways human noise pollution is muddying the marine soundscape. Also, South Africa’s humpback whales make a stunning comeback.