More and more soil turns into wasteland every year
More than 30 % of the world's soils are affected, with an additional 10 million hectares being added each year.
One third of pasture land and a quarter of all arable land and forests worldwide are affected. Biodiversity and thus life in the soil is also threatened. As a result, the regeneration of the soil is also at risk.
Quasi tutti gli alberi del Brocken sono morti
Siccità in Germania
Last change: Isolde Moussot 26.05.2020
Ora piove da 3 giorni in Germania, a volte di più, a volte di meno. Probabilmente è ancora troppo tardi per i boom sul Brocken. Il terzo anno di fila è troppo asciutto.
Drought in Germany
An analysis shows which regions in Germany are particularly affected and to what extent.
Climate strike also in the Antarctic on 24.4.2020
Researchers take part in climate strike
Antarctic climate strike Researchers in the Antarctic are also participating in the climate strike. The news: "Politicians must listen to science, just as they did with the coronavirus, and act now! Climate change is much more dangerous than the coronavirus
Drought in Chile
It hasn't rained in months. There is talk of the worst drought since weather records began.
Extreme water shortage in Chile. Central Chile becomes a desert. The problem is aggravated by mining and water-intensive agriculture, for example with avocados and other fruits that are also exported to Europe. In addition, the population suffers from privatisation
Alarming effects of the heat wave in the Antarctic in February 2020
Eagle Island, Antarktis
NASA has published images where you can see how the ice on Eagle Island in Antarctica has retreated within only 9 days during the Heatwave in February 2020 with temperatures up to 18.3 degrees. Even lakes full of melt water can be seen.
Temperature in Antarctica rises above 20 degrees for the first time
On Seymour Island the temperature on 9.2.2020 was 20.75 degrees Celsius.
65 Grad in der Antarktis
Last change: Isolde Moussot 09.02.2020
Vermutlich ist die Einheit Fahrenheit gemeint. Dann sind des 18,33 Grad Celsius. Der wärmste Wert seit Begin der Wetteraufzeichnungen.
Temperature record in the Antarctic
On 7.2.2020 the temperature in the Antarctic will be 18.3 degrees Celsius. This is the highest temperature since records at the measuring station began in 1961.
Algae at the Atlantic coast
On beaches of the Altlantic coast, green algae on the Atlantic coast have increasingly been found for about 50 years with the increasing intensification of agriculture. Global warming also contributes to algae growth
Die Antarktis taut von unten
Last change: Isolde Moussot 05.02.2020
Forscher haben herausgefunden dass unter dem Eis vom Thwaites Glacier warmes Meerwasser fließt und den Gletscher von unten auftaut.
27 Grad Celsius diesen Montag in Var Frankreich
In ganz Frankreich und in Teilen von Deutschland war es an diesem Tag sehr ungewöhnlich warm.