If the mercury drops below minus five degrees Celsius, it is best to breathe through a scarf or cloth over your mouth to ensure intake of warm air. Find out why staying warm while stretching and breathing through your nose are so important.
Marco Lambertini is the new director general of WWF International. DW spoke to him about his plans for the world’s largest independent conservation organization, active in over 100 countries.
Sub-Saharan Africa remains low on this year's UN Human Development Index. But economic growth in these countries means they could be in a position to provide social security to the most vulnerable, experts suggest.
Champion Russian figure skater Evgeni Plushenko has announced his retirement after suffering a back injury. It meant his decorated career ended with a whimper, rather than the sense of style he desired.
The first week of competition is over at the Winter Olympics in Sochi. What did the global sporting event promise and what has it delivered? How have the Games turned out so far, not just from a German perspective?
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