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Organic farming

Germany goes organic

The sale of organic foodstuffs in Germany is currently growing at an almost double-digit rate. Because demand exceeds supply, the federal government has set the goal to enlarge the arable land for organic produce. What do organic farmers do differently? Here's what.

Germany is planning to phase out coal

Climate protection, not coal

Just over 40 percent of the electricity generated in Germany in 2016 came from coal-fired power plants. Burning coal – a fossil fuel – makes a substantial contribution to CO2 emissions, which are damaging to the climate. If Germany does not phase out coal-fired power production, it will not achieve its climate protection targets.

Christmas post offices in Germany

Just write a wish list and send it by post to Baby Jesus or Santa Claus – is that possible? Yes! Since the 1960s, the German Post has frequently received Christmas letters from children hoping for an answer. In order not to disappoint the senders, employees in various branches attended the letters and answer them until today.