‘Save the cheeky but peaceful sow’: Berliners protest culling of wild boar

‘Save the cheeky but peaceful sow’: Berliners protest culling of wild boar

Berliners are protesting - online and in person - against the possible culling of a peaceful pig dubbed Elsa who gained worldwide fame for stealing a nudist's laptop bag as a chase ensued.

Wild boar that stole German nudist’s laptop ‘may be culled’

Wild boar that stole German nudist’s laptop ‘may be culled’

The story of Germany’s oldest national park as it turns 50

The story of Germany’s oldest national park as it turns 50

Grey seal watching trips start as population stabilises

Grey seal watching trips start as population stabilises

Germany on alert as swine fever nears border

Germany on alert as swine fever nears border

Sleepless in Berlin: Nightingales flock to scruffy city parks

Sleepless in Berlin: Nightingales flock to scruffy city parks

Weekend Wanderlust: Chasing a hoax across the Black Forest

Weekend Wanderlust: Chasing a hoax across the Black Forest

Wandervogel: How to get back to nature and embrace the wilderness like the Germans

Wandervogel: How to get back to nature and embrace the wilderness like the Germans

Second highest number of tick-borne viruses recorded in Germany last year

Second highest number of tick-borne viruses recorded in Germany last year

Walnut trees allowed to shed their nuts on cars, Frankfurt court rules

Walnut trees allowed to shed their nuts on cars, Frankfurt court rules

Insects decline dramatically in German nature reserves: study

Insects decline dramatically in German nature reserves: study

Stuttgart lays itself bare in the name of freedom, nature and art

Stuttgart lays itself bare in the name of freedom, nature and art

How rare lizards are holding up Stuttgart’s fancy new rail system, at a cost of millions

How rare lizards are holding up Stuttgart’s fancy new rail system, at a cost of millions

German researchers find out apes can tell when humans are wrong

German researchers find out apes can tell when humans are wrong

Two new spider species discovered in Munich

Two new spider species discovered in Munich

Supermarket giant Rewe ditches plastic bags for good

Supermarket giant Rewe ditches plastic bags for good

Munich’s Isar river ‘being killed by partying’

Munich’s Isar river ‘being killed by partying’

Beaver’s Kardashian-sized bum lands him in trouble

Beaver’s Kardashian-sized bum lands him in trouble

Berlin to teach Germans how to dance with wolves

Berlin to teach Germans how to dance with wolves

Eight dead sperm whales found on German beach

Eight dead sperm whales found on German beach

Two sperm whales wash up on German coast

Two sperm whales wash up on German coast

Quake makes sleepy German town tremble

Quake makes sleepy German town tremble

Rare whale makes home in north German bay

Rare whale makes home in north German bay

Birds shun matchmaking scientists to find love

Birds shun matchmaking scientists to find love

Report: 1/3 of species in Germany endangered

Report: 1/3 of species in Germany endangered

Unusual refugees flee to east Germany

Unusual refugees flee to east Germany

Thank you Germans for your love of nature

Thank you Germans for your love of nature

Third of species in German seas at risk

Third of species in German seas at risk

Wildcats claw their way back from brink of doom

Wildcats claw their way back from brink of doom

Rescued seal pups swim to freedom – pics

Rescued seal pups swim to freedom – pics

Problem geese deposits frustrate German mayor

Problem geese deposits frustrate German mayor

Calls grow for crack nature police squad

Calls grow for crack nature police squad

Scientists: forecasting tames El Nino chaos

Scientists: forecasting tames El Nino chaos

Helicopter sprays 220 kids with insecticide

Helicopter sprays 220 kids with insecticide

Grey seals return to German Baltic shores

Grey seals return to German Baltic shores

First bison born in wild ‘for centuries’

First bison born in wild ‘for centuries’

Scientists solve Monarch migration mystery

Scientists solve Monarch migration mystery

Visitors flock to Hamburg garden show

Visitors flock to Hamburg garden show

Cub photographer wins prize with fox picture

Cub photographer wins prize with fox picture

Over 800 new species colonize Germany

Over 800 new species colonize Germany

Wolves close in on Berlin

Wolves close in on Berlin

Finding grace in Alpine avian acrobatics

Finding grace in Alpine avian acrobatics

Chinese wood-eating beetles invade Rhineland

Chinese wood-eating beetles invade Rhineland

Nearly a third of vertebrate species at risk

Nearly a third of vertebrate species at risk

Poisonous caterpillars plague Germany

Poisonous caterpillars plague Germany

Sad seal pups surface at seaside sanctuaries

Sad seal pups surface at seaside sanctuaries

Anglers chip fish to batter poaching attempts

Anglers chip fish to batter poaching attempts

Newly discovered frog turns fingers yellow

Newly discovered frog turns fingers yellow

Rare ‘century plant’ blooms in Bavaria

Rare ‘century plant’ blooms in Bavaria

The white-tailed eagle soars again

The white-tailed eagle soars again

Giant cargo ships head to Hamburg after river vote

Giant cargo ships head to Hamburg after river vote

Disappearing Black Forest lake returns

Disappearing Black Forest lake returns

Warm weather sparks early hay fever

Warm weather sparks early hay fever

Crows pick holes in Berlin station roof

Crows pick holes in Berlin station roof

Allotments grow on urban gardening generation

Allotments grow on urban gardening generation

German cities becoming increasingly ‘wild’

German cities becoming increasingly ‘wild’

Urban gardening takes off at Berlin’s fabled airport Tempelhof

Urban gardening takes off at Berlin’s fabled airport Tempelhof

UNESCO puts five German beech forests on world heritage list

UNESCO puts five German beech forests on world heritage list

Warming climate causes honeybees to oversleep flower bloom

Warming climate causes honeybees to oversleep flower bloom

Gardening goes guerrilla in Berlin

Gardening goes guerrilla in Berlin

Call goes out for bird census volunteers this weekend

Call goes out for bird census volunteers this weekend

Bug-busters spray Rhineland trees to head off caterpillar threat

Bug-busters spray Rhineland trees to head off caterpillar threat

Firefighters quench huge forest blaze near Aachen

Firefighters quench huge forest blaze near Aachen

Porpoises attract tourists and biologists in river towards Bremen

Porpoises attract tourists and biologists in river towards Bremen

Huge chunk falls off Rügen’s famous coastline

Huge chunk falls off Rügen’s famous coastline

The Local’s tips for bat conservation

The Local’s tips for bat conservation

The Local’s urban bat watching tips

The Local’s urban bat watching tips

Urban bats: Berlin’s other nightlife

Urban bats: Berlin’s other nightlife

Woodland sealed off due to poisonous caterpillars

Woodland sealed off due to poisonous caterpillars

Ten percent of schoolchildren think the sun rises in the North

Ten percent of schoolchildren think the sun rises in the North

Living the wildlife in Berlin

Living the wildlife in Berlin

Lynxes clawing back a bit of German wilderness

Lynxes clawing back a bit of German wilderness

City invasion of ‘wallpeckers’ a boon for tradesmen

City invasion of ‘wallpeckers’ a boon for tradesmen

Harz region to open first German hiking trail for nudists

Harz region to open first German hiking trail for nudists

Once filthy Ruhr River safe again for salmon

Once filthy Ruhr River safe again for salmon

Wild horses taking refuge at former US base

Wild horses taking refuge at former US base

Alpine farmers furious over marmot plague

Alpine farmers furious over marmot plague

Germany’s largest solar park added to grid

Germany’s largest solar park added to grid

Paddling through Mecklenburg’s land of a thousand lakes

Paddling through Mecklenburg’s land of a thousand lakes

Recession spurs camping revival

Recession spurs camping revival

Thousands of bird nests along North Sea destroyed by fire

Thousands of bird nests along North Sea destroyed by fire

Swabian Alb recognized as UNESCO nature haven

Swabian Alb recognized as UNESCO nature haven

Namibia: a taste of old-fashioned African Gemütlichkeit

Namibia: a taste of old-fashioned African Gemütlichkeit

Ditching grey Berlin for Fläming red and yellow in Brandenburg

Ditching grey Berlin for Fläming red and yellow in Brandenburg

Kingfisher crowned bird of the year

Kingfisher crowned bird of the year

Berlin boasts brilliant fall leaves and a hefty cleanup bill

Berlin boasts brilliant fall leaves and a hefty cleanup bill

Sifting through Sylt’s conflicting charms

Sifting through Sylt’s conflicting charms

Bavarian Alps struggle under weight of coronavirus staycationers

Bavarian Alps struggle under weight of coronavirus staycationers

Why Bavarians are serving up beaver with their beer

Why Bavarians are serving up beaver with their beer