Klaus Sieg

Klaus Sieg writes about agriculture and food, the environment, energy, the economy and social issues. He is based in Hamburg.

Meet the Detectives Solving Crimes Against Trees


At a forensics lab in Germany, a team of sleuths is busting illegal timber traffickers and keeping our forests safe.

Are You Going to Eat That?


A chain of German supermarkets is selling expired yogurt, mislabled jam and chocolate Santas in July. Is this the grocery store of the future?

Greening the Desert With Wastewater


Like a mirage, an ethereal woodland kingdom rises from the Egyptian sands to fight desertification