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Berlin boasts over 30 islands of all sizes: from the lively to the lonely, here are five offshore destinations that are sure to transport you into uncharted territory. Read more

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Nicholas Potter goes on an overnight expedition to find out why one would hang out in a former airship hangar filled with tropical kitsch, flamingos and squealing brats- aka Tropical Islands. Read more

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A weekly round-up of news that piqued our interest or made us scratch our heads. Read more

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A weekly round-up of news that piqued our interest or made us scratch our heads. Read more

Zeitgeist

Houseplants are a must on any well-curated Instagram these days. But let’s face it, not all of us are fit for plant parenthood. A terrarium could be what saves you from going green with envy: once it’s assembled, it requires minimal attention. Read more

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Drugs, sex and 24-hour hedonism are all great, but what about Berlin clubs’ carbon footprint? Could the nightlife scene lead the way towards a sustainable future? Read more

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In the German papers this week: Vexing and perplexing news stories from Berlin and beyond... Read more

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In the German papers this week: Vexing and perplexing news stories from Berlin and beyond... Read more

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What's behind the cute Knut the polar bear throwback in a hot tub you see here? A message about global warming, according to Berlinale festival director Dieter Kosslick. Then why are Audi the fest's main sponsor? Read more

Opinion

Recup, founded in Rosenheim in December 2016, arrived in Berlin with an environmentally friendly way to get our coffee to-go, swallowing up predecessor Just Swap It. Read more

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Hans-Torsten Richter answers your questions about surviving and thriving in Berlin. Write to hanstorsten@exberliner.com. Read more

Features

Politics did it again: Mayor Michael Müller stalled the cycling petition – and then hosted an urban sustainability forum. Hooray! Read more

Opinion

Electric cars always seemed like our great environmental hope. But after last weekend's Formula E Berlin e-Prix car race, Seymour Gris got to thinking. Are they really all they're cracked up to be? Read more

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Gris has a break-up to share with you all. His one irrational brand-loyalty, VW and held dear to his heart for years, has been destroyed by this week's emissions scandal. Gris bids farewell to his old love and to cars in general. Read more

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This month’s EXBlicks takes the notion of sustainable growing and eating from lofty ideal to practical with documentary Speaking Gardens, a gentle panorama of Berlin urban gardening projects. Catch it on Feb 24, 20:30 at Lichtblick Kino. Read more

Film

Natur-Park is a secluded wee haven in Schöneberg with a gentle wildness to it. A former shunting yard, it was left to fend for itself after 1952 until a group of artists and horticulturists revamped it in the 1990s. Read more

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