In Berlin – and many other German cities – there's a long tradition of green oases right in the thick of the urban jungle. City planners are increasingly keen to re-purpose the spaces to make room for new buildings.
The German capital's fame as a cyclist's paradise has attracted many rental bikes companies. And now electric scooters have joined this fast-paced business race. The fight for this new market has started.
Created in a grassroots effort by local residents, a biodiversity park near India's capital New Delhi serves as a green haven for people and wildlife. Now authorities want to build a six-lane highway across it.
Having left his native Argentina as a child, Mario Lombardo recognized the fragrances of the past when he returned years later. Today, he sells exclusive scented candles and perfumes in Atelier Oblique in Berlin-Mitte.
Berlin attracts more nightingales than almost any other European city. Although it's not an urban species, the little bird with the big voice seems to thrive in Germany's hectic capital.
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