Exmoor ponies off-road: Porsche’s off-road track in Leipzig surprises with a remarkable natural paradise. Where Porsche drivers test the off-road capabilities of their vehicles, wild ponies, sheeps and deers roam the adjacent landscape.
madness? Some in the climbing scene look enthusiastically amazed at the achievements of Marc-André Leclerc. Others follow with concern the risk-taking tours of the young climber from Canada. Then Leclerc embarks on a historic adventure in Patagonia that redefines the scope of solo climbing.
Rewilding Europe. A European initiative actively promotes rewilding and biodiversity in endangered natural landscapes in Europe. Horses play a significant role as equine conservationists in landscape maintenance – their grazing behaviour makes them particularly well suited for this. A herd of twenty Konik horses had been released in December 2020 onto an island in the Ukrainian part of the Danube Delta.
Surf Odyssey: The Culture of Wave Riding. Drifting into the blue and into impressions of epic landscapes. If you put the book with the many beautiful pictures out of your hand, you want to immediately start travelling, surfing, a nomadic life. The illustrated book shows an overview of the surfer world: from adrenaline rush of surfing big waves and cold water surfing in the far North to enjoying the crystal clear waters of Bali.
Planet Earth II – a nature documentary as exciting as a thriller. The BBC production often takes the viewer’s breath away: hard fighting animal protagonists trying to secure their own existence and that of their offspring. Scenes of the everyday struggle for survival of animals in extreme biospheres alternate with brilliant shots that reveal animals and their habitats in full beauty.
Konik horses originating from Central and Eastern Europe. The horses of this robust pony breed are increasingly used as landscape keepers – as equine conservationists in European nature reserves, alongside Przewalski horses and cattle species. Konik is the Polish word for pony or small horse. Konik horses live in the Geltinger Birk at the Baltic Sea in Northern Germany, in the Polish Białowieża National Park, Oostvaardersplassen in the Netherlands and also in the Barnim of Berlin-Brandenburg.