Deutsche Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt / German Aerospace Centre

German government centre for aerospace, energy and transportation research, and effectively the German space agency.

Fediverse address (main account, in German):
@DLR@social.bund.de

Fediverse address (alternate account, in German):
@dlr_next@social.bund.de

Bundesamts für die Sicherheit der nuklearen Entsorgung / Federal Office for the Safety of Nuclear Waste Management

German Federal Government’s office for regulating, licensing and supervising the disposal, storage, handling and transport of high-level radioactive waste.

Fediverse address (in German):
@base@social.bund.de

Bundesamt für Strahlenschutz (BfS) / Federal Office for Radiation Protection

German government agency tasked with protecting people and the environment from harm caused by radiation. Part of the German Federal Environment Ministry.

Fediverse address (in German):
@strahlenschutz@social.bund.de

Computertruhe e.V.

Volunteers in Germany who repair abandoned computers so they can be donated to charity.

Fediverse address (main account, in German):
@computertruhe@mastodon.social

Fediverse address (Berlin branch, in German):
@ComputertruheBerlin@mastodon.social

Fediverse address (Chemnitz branch, in German):
@ComputertruheChemnitz@chaos.social

Fediverse address (Munich branch, in German):
@ComputertruheMuenchen@social.tchncs.de

Wissenschaftlicher Beirat der Bundesregierung Globale Umweltveränderungen / German Advisory Council on Global Change

Indpendent scientific body advising the German Federal Government on the climate crisis and other threats to the planet’s ecosystems.

Fediverse address (in German and English):
@wbgu@social.bund.de

The Prototype Fund

Funding initiative of the German government promoting development of open software. Anyone can apply for funding who lives in Germany, is self-employed, pays German taxes and publishes their source code on some sort of source forge. (You don’t need German citizenship.)

Fediverse address (in German):
@PrototypeFund@mastodon.social

Haus der Astronomie (Centre for Astronomy Education and Outreach)

Education centre in Germany which holds workshops, summer schools and conferences all about astronomy and related topics. Operated by the Max Planck Society, and created in partnership with the Klaus Tschira Foundation, the University of Heidelberg and the City of Heidelberg.

Fediverse address (in German and English):
@hausderastronomie@astrodon.social

Bits & Bäume (“Bits & Trees”)

German campaign group which aims to build bridges between technology fans and environmentalists.

Fediverse address (main account, in German):
@bits_und_baeume@mastodon.bits-und-baeume.org

Fediverse address (Berlin branch, in German):
@bitsundbaeume_berlin@mastodon.bits-und-baeume.org

Fediverse address (Dresden branch, in German):
@BitsUndBaeumeDresden@dresden.network

Scientists for Future Deutschland

German branch of the campaign by scientists to save the planet from environmental destruction due to climate change. They are letting the world know the science of climate change, conducting research themselves and helping climate scientists to network.

Fediverse address (in German):
@S4F@climatejustice.global

Topio e.V.

German non-profit organisation which helps ordinary people “de-Google” their phones by installing privacy-friendly operating systems. They run events to help with this including workshops, exhibitions, lectures etc.

Fediverse address (main account, in German):
@topio@mastodon.social

Fediverse address (photos, in German):
@topio@pixelfed.social

Fediverse address (events, in German):
@topio_space@mobilize.berlin

MPS Göttingen (Max Planck Institute for Solar System Research)

Research establishment in Göttingen, Germany which studies all the bodies that make up our solar system including the Sun, the planets, the asteroids etc. The Institute develops scientific instruments that are sent into space on ESA and NASA missions.

Fediverse address (English and German):
@mpsgoettingen@astrodon.social

Umweltministerium Hessen (Environment Ministry of Hesse)

Official account of the Environment Ministry in the German State of Hesse, handling the environment, climate protection, agriculture and consumer protection.

Fediverse address (in German):
@umwelthessen@social.hessen.de