Berlin's International Green Week is an important food and agriculture show usually held at the beginning of the year. it's open to the general public, with people enjoying food samples from all parts of the world.
The first Green Week was held back in 1926. Contrary to popular belief, the show owes its name to the green felt coats once worn by farmers and still worn by foresters in Germany.
Green Week in Brussels is in full swing - it's the biggest annual conference on European environment policy. Special focus this year is on nature and biodiversity. Recent reports highlighted the dire situation of species in Europe - things are looking especially bad for birds, says DW's Sonya Diehn.