Run by a German non-governmental organization, Sea-Watch is known mainly for its operations to rescue migrants in the Mediterranean Sea.
The crews on Sea-Watch rescue boats have saved thousands people traveling across the Mediterranean Sea in attempts to reach Europe from North Africa. The civil search and rescue missions began in 2015 and have found numerous supporters and critics. This is an automatically generated compilation of DW's content on refugees.
The nuclear disaster in Fukushima in Japan happened almost nine years ago. An earthquake triggered a tsunami that led to the meltdown of three nuclear reactors. Fukushima is soon running out of space to store radioactive water. DW's Tim Schauenberg talks about plans how to discharge that water and what else is lurking at the bottom of the sea.
Amnesty International has awarded its human rights prize to the luventa10, crew members of a sea rescue ship that saved refugees stranded at sea. The activists currently face human trafficking charges in Italy.