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Giant plants in Madeira

On the island of Madeira there are trees that became extinct on the European continent millions of years ago: Laurel trees which are up to 40 meters high. Why has the laurel forest survived here? Creator: ZDF/Terra X/E. z. Eulenburg, I. Zink, Oliver Roetz, WENDEVARGA, Region Five Translation and

When do trees grow?

Trees grow their entire lives - in height and in width. But when exactly do trees grow, and what factors are responsible? Author: ZDF/Terra X/Björn Raddatz/Malte Röthig/Jochen Schmidt Translation and dubbing: alugha Click here to see more videos: https://alugha.com/TerraX

What is political immunity?

Politicians in the German Bundestag are under special protection: political immunity. This means, for example, that the police can't investigate them. But why does this protection exist? Authors: ZDF/logo/Simone Klein/Renate Becker, Heidi Stifel Translation and dubbing: alugha Click here to see m

Regenerative phase of an inflammation

In the regenerative phase, inflammation-resolving messenger substances are released. Macrophages of type M2 dispose of cell and tissue debris. At the same time, other immune cells begin the first repair measures. Author: 3sat/nano/DOCUVISTA Filmproduktion/Marilena Schulte,Maike Wurtscheid/Jörg Beck

Development phase of an inflammation

If a foreign body penetrates the skin, phagocytes in the damaged tissue are the first to react. So-called M1-type macrophages release pro-inflammatory messenger substances. These include prostaglandins. These hormones trigger a pain stimulus. Author: 3sat/nano/DOCUVISTA Filmproduktion/Marilena Schu

What do local politicians do?

Laws for Germany are passed in the Bundestag. Local politicians primarily manage the money of their municipality. For example, they can decide whether a new playground should be built in the municipality or how many buses should run. Source: https://www.zdf.de/dokumentation/terra-x/kommunalpolitike

How is wind created?

When air is in motion, wind is created. Temperature differences are responsible for this. When air warms up, it rises and colder air flows in. This is the cool wind that we feel. There is almost always wind on the coasts. Author: ZDF/Pur+/Autorenkombinat/Tobias Schönke/Carina Schulz/Jochen Schmidt

Infrasound - How elephants communicate

Elephants live in a close community in which communication is essential. The animals often communicate in very low pitches. The so-called infrasound is imperceptible to the human ear. Authors: ZDF/Tango Film/Eva-Maria Gfirtner, Judith Adlhoch/Markus Strobel/Jan-Philipp Stahl/Magnet fx Translation

Endangered lion populations

Lions play an important role in the ecological balance in their habitats. This was already the case two million years ago. In the meantime, many populations are threatened with extinction. The situation is particularly critical in West and Central Africa. https://www.zdf.de/dokumentation/terra-x/b

Horses as weapons of war

In Mongolia, horses were already indispensable for warlords 800 years ago. Without them, the conquest and administration of this great empire would not have been possible. The history of war is therefore also a history of horses. Author: ZDF/Terra X/ E. Rauert; N. Bergenthal, Oliver Roetz, renderba

Why are elections important in a democracy?

In a democracy, the people, or the citizens, decide who gets to rule. And this is done through elections. It is very important that these elections are free and secret. Authors: ZDF/logo/Judith Vehar/Rüdiger Rickassel, Marion Brand Translation and dubbing: alugha Click here to see more videos: ht

What are pesticides?

In Germany, around 1000 crop protection products are registered - such as insecticides or fungicides. A plant protection product consists of a toxic active ingredient and an often toxic co-formulant that makes the product water-soluble, for example. Author: 3sat/nano/DokUtopia Film/Berndt Welz/Seba