Adhering to Cultural Norms Can Help Immigrants Elicit Acceptance, Study Finds
New research finds Germans are less likely to help a hijab-wearing Muslim woman, but this bias fades if she demonstrates agreement with the national consensus that littering is bad.
Investigating the Development of the Modern-Day Zoo
Zoo scholar Natascha Meuser reflects on the connection between zoo architecture and the natural environment, the balance between science and slick branding, and the zoo building's hybrid role as a prison, theater, and museum.
Viewfinder: Protesters Warn of Insect Population Decline
An activist dressed as a bumblebee protests for better conditions for insects on June 19th, 2019, in Berlin, Germany.
Viewfinder: Farmers in Germany Fear Possible Summer Drought
The photographer lets soil the texture of dry sand slip through his fingers at a farmer's field on April 25th, 2019, near Liebenwalde, Germany.
Viewfinder: A Former Coal Mine Is Flooded to Create an Artificial Lake
A couple watches as water gushes from a pipe into the former Cottbus Nord open-cast coal mine in order to create the Cottbuser Ostsee artificial lake on April 24th, 2019, near Cottbus, Germany.
Viewfinder: The Closing of the Last Coal Mine in Germany's Appalachia
Coal miners give German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier a symbolic final chunk of coal in a ceremony at Schloss Bellevue presidential palace on April 3rd, 2019, in Berlin, Germany.
Viewfinder: Anti-Semitic Vandalism in a Jewish Cemetery in France
A man walks by graves vandalized with swastikas at the Jewish cemetery in Quatzenheim, France, on February 19th, 2019, the day of a nationwide march against a rise in anti-Semitic attacks.
Viewfinder: Installing a Fence to Keep Wild Boar Out of Denmark
A worker installs a portion of a fence along the Danish border with Germany that is meant to stop wild boar from entering Denmark, on January 31st, 2019, near Tonder, Denmark.
Viewfinder: Heavy Snowfall Blankets Austria and Southern Germany
Exceptionally high levels of snow have closed roads and ski resorts, triggered avalanches, and cut off villages across southern Germany and much of Austria.
Viewfinder: Farming Conifers for Christmas Trees in Northern Germany
Two men carry freshly cut conifers to be used as Christmas trees at the Gut Kuehren plantation in Kuehren near Kiel, northern Germany.
Viewfinder: Inspecting Santa Candidates in Germany
An employee at the job center in the city of Rostock, Germany, inspects candidates for a position at the center's Santa Claus agency on December 11th, 2018.
Viewfinder: An SS Guard Faces Trial for Nazi Crimes
The 94-year-old former SS guard faces trial, charged with complicity in the mass murders at the Nazi concentration camp Stutthof during World War II.
German Parties Prepare for a Regional Election (in Photos)
The state election could serve as an effective referendum on Angela Merkel's government.
German Police Evict Anti-Coal Activists From a 12,000-Year-Old Forest (in Photos)
The protesters have occupied a community of tree houses for six years to oppose a nearby coal mine.
Viewfinder: Far-Right Protesters and Anti-Nazi Counter-Protesters Clash in Germany
People holding German flags arrive at a right-wing protest gathering near a statue of Karl Marx the day after a man was stabbed and died of his injuries on August 27th, 2018, in Chemnitz, Germany.
PS Picks: German Playwright Friedrich Schiller's 'Love and Intrigue'
PS Picks is a selection of the best things that the magazine's staff and contributors are reading, watching, or otherwise paying attention to in the worlds of art, politics, and culture.
Germany Fines Volkswagen $1.2 Billion for Cheating Diesel Emissions
Because of Volkswagen's deceptive actions, 10.7 million defective vehicles were sold to customers around the world.
Why This Week's Climate Talks in Bonn Will Be a Little Awkward
Europe talks a good game on climate, but its emissions rose last year—while in the U.S., despite the efforts of the Trump administration, emissions fell.