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Erklärvideos - Nachhaltigkeit einfach erklärt

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Germany High German

This entry in the “explainity” short video series lays out the concept of sustainability and its three pillars: environmental, social, and economic.

WissensWerte - Tourismus und Nachhaltigkeit - Part 2 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Germany High German

Part II highlights the negative aspects of tourism, but also shows ways in which tourists can contribute to the local economy and travel more sustainably overall.

WissensWerte - Tourismus und Nachhaltigkeit - Part 1 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Germany High German

Who doesn’t like vacationing in beautiful and fascinating countries – like those of Southeast Asia, perhaps? Tourism is an important economic factor for many developing and emerging economies, but it can often also create problems for the environment and the local population.

Nachrichten - Bundesregierung hebt Reisewarnungen auf View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Germany High German

The German government has decided to lift travel restrictions for most European countries beginning June 15. Foreign Minister Heiko Maas announced that the measure applies to the EU countries, the other countries of the Schengen area, and the United Kingdom. Copyright: Deutsche Presse Agentur [The German Press Agency]

Wettervorhersage - Frühlingswetter View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Germany

Spring has sprung in Germany, with warm temperatures in almost all regions – and a lack of rain that is actually problematic for the environment.

Bundesländer - Rheinland-Pfalz View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Germany

Could you point to the Rhineland on a map of Germany? Since when has the area officially been Rhineland-Palatinate? And why do tourists flock to it? In this video, you can learn all about the geography, demographics, and landscape of this federal state.

Coronavirus - CureVac könnte einen experimentellen Corona-Impfstoff gefunden haben View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Germany

A private lab in Germany is working to create a vaccine for COVID-19 as quickly as possible. The US and German governments are already vying for access to the results.

Heute-Show - Das kann die Welt beim Klimaschutz von Deutschland lernen View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

Germany

The "heute-show" is Germany's answer to "The Daily Show" in the US. In this episode, host Oliver Welke and "expert" Tina Hausten (played by comedian Martina Hill) look at ways in which Germany isn't exactly a role model when it comes to climate policy.

Coronavirus - Trotz Hamsterkäufen keine Versorgungsprobleme View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Germany

Fear of the coronavirus has caused many people to stock up on food and supplies. Fortunately, German grocery stores have been able to keep up with the increased demand without any problems. Copyright: Deutsche Presse Agentur [The German Press Agency]

WWF Deutschland - Stopp die Plastikflut! View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

Germany

Produced by The World Wildlife Found WWF, this clip featuring music by German singer Clueso reminds us of the amount of plastic going into our oceans – something we must not forget in the course of our day-to-day lives.

WWF Deutschland - Klimawandel hautnah - Was sind die Auswirkungen? View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Advanced Advanced

Germany

Produced by The World Wildlife Found WWF. Anton Reyst travels to Hudson Bay in the north of Canada to get a firsthand look at the effects global warming has had on the landscape and wildlife there.

WWF Deutschland - Tipps zur Vermeidung von Plastikmüll - Part 2 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Germany

Produced by The World Wildlife Found WWF. Here are some more tips for reducing the amount of plastic you use on a daily basis. It's not just food that comes wrapped in excess plastic, but cosmetics and DVDs as well.

WWF Deutschland - Tipps zur Vermeidung von Plastikmüll - Part 1 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Germany

Produced by The World Wildlife Found WWF. Here are ten simple tips to help reduce the amount of plastic you use in your everyday life. Small actions can add up to a lot less plastic!

Die letzten Paradiese - Die Schönheit der Alpen 2 - Part 11 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

Germany

The autumn is short-lived in Vorarlberg, and soon the mountain landscape is blanketed in snow. The ibexes are provided with feeding stations to ensure that they survive the winter.

Die letzten Paradiese - Die Schönheit der Alpen 2 - Part 10 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

Germany

In this video, we get to observe the mating rituals of the chamois, and how a mother protects her young from a fox on the hunt.

Die letzten Paradiese - Die Schönheit der Alpen 2 - Part 9 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

Germany

Autumn in the Alps brings with it all kinds of new sights: the woolly sheep are rounded up by their owners, the larches are ablaze in color, the squirrels prepare for winter, and the mating battles are in full force among the stags.

Die letzten Paradiese - Die Schönheit der Alpen 2 - Part 8 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

Germany

As autumn approaches, the sheep are brought back to their winter quarters. In this segment, we also see how beautiful the region is in the evenings.

Die letzten Paradiese - Die Schönheit der Alpen 2 - Part 7 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

Germany

Canyoning is another popular activity in the Alps, but it isn't for the faint of heart. In a glorious natural setting, the group faces some tough passages and harrowing jumps over waterfalls.

Terra X - Ohne Kohle und Atom - geht uns der Strom aus? - Part 2 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

Germany

Germany is not a big enough country to devote all of its land to creating renewable energy – but there is another place with vast expanses of empty space and limitless sunshine.

Die letzten Paradiese - Die Schönheit der Alpen 2 - Part 6 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

Germany

Whitewater rafting and kayaking are very popular but also very dangerous sports in the Alps. Here we see some remarkable footage of a few daring individuals making their way through the thundering rapids.

Die letzten Paradiese - Die Schönheit der Alpen 2 - Part 5 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

Germany

In this segment, we finally glimpse the peak of the Großvenediger. Back down in the valley, families make hay without the usual farm machinery.

Die letzten Paradiese - Die Schönheit der Alpen 2 - Part 4 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

Germany

In this segment, we visit quaint settlements, a chapel carved into a rock, and a waterfall that seems to disappear into the earth, all at the foot of some of the tallest mountains in Europe.

Terra X - Ohne Kohle und Atom - geht uns der Strom aus? - Part 1 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

Germany

In this video, physicist and author Harald Lesch talks about how Germany could phase out coal and nuclear power completely and still meet all of its energy needs.

Die letzten Paradiese - Die Schönheit der Alpen 2 - Part 3 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Germany

In a rare close-up, we see the mother eagle working hard to keep its offspring fed. Then we get a look at the Innergschlöß, an 800-year-old Alpine settlement.

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