Satellite Image Quiz: Where Our Glaciers and Forests Are Disappearing

Satellite Image Quiz: Where Our Glaciers and Forests Are Disappearing

SPIEGEL ONLINE - August 08, 2018

Satellites are taking pictures of the Earth around the clock. The images show how our planet is changing -- both naturally and because of human influence. Test your knowledge! more... Comment ]

Germany's Acute Nursing Shortage: My Nurse Named Mohamed

Germany's Acute Nursing Shortage: My Nurse Named Mohamed

SPIEGEL ONLINE - July 18, 2018

German retirement homes are having trouble finding geriatric nurses. To resolve the problem, they're looking for help from abroad, recently expanding that search to Africa. Is it a good strategy? And for whom? By Christoph Titz more...


Migration Quiz: How Much Do You Really Know about Immigration?

Migration Quiz: How Much Do You Really Know about Immigration?

SPIEGEL ONLINE - July 10, 2018

Do you know what country attracts the most immigrants? What about the most popular destination for German emigrants? Test your knowledge about migration. more... Comment ]

Mobility Quiz: Do You Know the Longest Road in the World?

Mobility Quiz: Do You Know the Longest Road in the World?

SPIEGEL ONLINE - May 14, 2018

Whether by car, train or plane, traveling these days is simpler than it has ever been. But some places are still easier than others. Test your knowledge! By Nicolas Krönert more... Comment ]


Future Train: How Light Rail Has Transformed Addis Ababa

Future Train: How Light Rail Has Transformed Addis Ababa

SPIEGEL ONLINE - May 14, 2018

The economies of major African cities are hampered due to the lack of public transportation, according to the World Bank. The Ethiopian capital of Addis Ababa has now installed a light rail system. And the transformation has been profound. By Bernhard Riedmann and Stefan Schultz in Addis Ababa more...

Reporter Podcast: Visiting the Last of the Mayans

Reporter Podcast: Visiting the Last of the Mayans

SPIEGEL ONLINE - March 28, 2018

The culture of the Lacandons in the Mexican jungle is dying out. In an interview, photographer Martin Engelmann and journalist and filmmaker Katja Döhne talk about how rapidly the lives of the descendants of the Maya are changing. Interview Conducted By Anna Behrend more...


Reporter Podcast: 'Sometimes I Miss a Sunny, Ice-Cold Day in the Snow'

Reporter Podcast: 'Sometimes I Miss a Sunny, Ice-Cold Day in the Snow'

SPIEGEL ONLINE - March 26, 2018

Journalist Kirsten Milhahn has lived in Nairobi for five years. In an interview, she explains why Kenya is a paradise for adventure sports and the things she sometimes misses from home. more...

Population Explosion: Ethiopia's Plans to Bridge the Urban-Rural Divide

Population Explosion: Ethiopia's Plans to Bridge the Urban-Rural Divide

SPIEGEL ONLINE - March 21, 2018

Ethiopia's population has tripled over the past few decades. Millions of farmers are leaving the fields only to end up living in the slums of huge cities. City planners believe they have found a solution -- in the remote countryside. By Rainer Müller in Buranest more... Comment ]


Reporter Podcast: Changing Lives via Text Message

Reporter Podcast: Changing Lives via Text Message

SPIEGEL ONLINE - March 21, 2018

An NGO is giving Kenyan villagers a basic income -- for many years, and by mobile phone. In an interview, reporter Patrick Witte explains how the project works and the impact it is having on peoples' lives. Interview Conducted By Anna Behrend more...

Reporter Podcast: What Palm Oil Farmers in Thailand Are Doing Right

Reporter Podcast: What Palm Oil Farmers in Thailand Are Doing Right

SPIEGEL ONLINE - March 21, 2018

Palm oil has a bad reputation. But it's also not true that rainforests are being cut down everywhere to make way for palm oil plantations. In an interview, reporter Vanessa Steinmetz talks about a more sustainable approach to palm oil farming. more...