The nuclear accident at Chernobyl thirty years ago was the worst of its kind ever. Photographer Gerd Ludwig has documented the consequences in moving pictures.
Wildlife is moving to villages that were abandoned after the Chernobyl nuclear disaster in 1986. Over the past 30 years, nature has been reclaiming the 30km zone around the former nuclear power plant.
Biologist Timothy Mousseau has spent years collecting mutant bugs, birds and mice around Chernobyl and Fukushima. In a DW interview, he shares some surprising insights into the effects of nuclear accidents on wildlife.
The award-winning German-American photojournalist Gerd Ludwig is best known for his work on the upheaval in post-Soviet Russia and the aftermath of the Chernobyl nuclear disaster. We met Ludwig in Los Angeles, and heard about his complex relationship with Russia and how he came to work for National Geographic Magazine in the 1980s.
KINO brings you excerpts from Romy Schneider's best films, including A Simple Story by Claude Sautet, The Swimming Pool by Jacques Deray and That Most Important Thing: Love by Andrzej Zulawski and explains why these films were so important for the actress.
With his graphic novels, author Liu Jing aims to introduce China's history and culture to the world. He told DW about challenges he faced condensing 5,000 years of history — and plans for a fifth volume.
The first anniversary of #Me Too, and the 100th of women's suffrage in Germany. But what role do women play in the German music industry? Why aren't there more women in the charts? Our series begins with singer Lary.
The sculpture of a gigantic head looking across the Thames and changing colour at night according to the mood of the viewer is the latest attraction on London's trendy South Bank.
It's not all just fun and games when it comes to gaming. The Victoria & Albert Museum explores the transformative power of digital games in its latest exhibition, "Videogames: Design/Play/Disrupt."
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