Landscape and environment 1900 up to 1950

White-tailed eagle in the national park Müritz 1936 White-tailed eagle in the national park Müritz 1936

region Mecklenburg

Friends of the homeland, “birds of passage” and natural research societies formed an increasingly large lobby to preserve and protect nature, in which depletion and misuse had become all too apparent. In 1935 a law on nature conservation was decreed for the first time by the German Reich.

 

Postkarte Hiddensee um 1900 mit aufgelandetem Bessiner Haken Postcard of Hiddensee, around 1900

region Western Pomerania

Friends of the homeland, “birds of passage” and natural research societies formed an increasingly large lobby to preserve and protect nature, in which depletion and misuse had become all too apparent.

Erich Leick, a botanist from Greifswald, begins his work at Germany's first biological research station for plant ecology in 1930.

In 1935 a law on nature conservation was decreed for the first time by the German Reich.