Katharina Nickoleit is a freelance radio and TV journalist specialized in environmental and Global Health topics.

Since 2002 is is mostly working for WDR and Deutschlandfunk.   She started her career after completing a master in journalism in 2002 and has since focused on environmental topics in the Global South. 

After reporting about eco corridors for elephants in India, the effects of mining in Bolivia and human wild life conflicts with lions in Kenya, it was time for Katharina to have a look into the challenges nature is facing in Germany.  

Katharina won a number of awards and grants for her reportages from around the world.

Katharina Nickoleit

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Katharina Nickoleit
Environment, health in the Global South

Supported projects

Still Waters Run Deep

  • Energy
  • Environment
  • Industry

ELSDORF – 2030 marks the end of lignite mining in the Rhenish mining area. But what happens to the Garzweiler, Hambach and Inden opencast mines once the excavators have been dismantled? Turning the brown coal holes into a lake district sounds easier than it is.

Green Veins of Europe: Ecocorridors and the European Green Deal.

  • Environment

EUROPE - From red deer traces and half wild horses, to ecoducts and tree plantations, till mountain ranges and free flowing rivers. They have something in common: these are the roads and routes that nature uses.