"“This is a Christian country... If you go to Turkey or Saudi Arabia and start to discredit Islam, the reaction will be the same”"
Student who fled to Austria from Chechnya
"This study shows how governments in Europe ... are fuelling dangerous climate change and air pollution with taxpayers’ money.""
Overseas Development Institute
"Thousands of seeds of a single species can be kept alive for tens or hundreds of years""
Maria Manuela Sim-Sim
Curator, Seed Bank A. L. Belo Correia
"He has independence at his core. It is not something that he has improvised"
Friend of Carles Puigdemont
"There will be no cheating. The process is set in a way that you can't cheat. Even at the precinct, the walls of the precinct or the doors of the polling places we will have the results posted."
"“My family are talking about Catalan independence in a WhatsApp group and it’s like hmmmm, I’m going to shut up,”"
"Sound needs to endure"
Music Director, Berlin Staatsoper
"It is so important for me, I have got the gold medal!"
Asian Games swimming champion, China
A recent video that euronews reported on last Thursday in which Siberian tigers can be seen taking down a drone may not be as harmless as it first appeared.
Australia is struggling to preserve its unique flora and fauna, with the spotted quoll the latest species to come into the spotlight as it fights for survival.
Rescuers have been racing to save scores of pilot whales in New Zealand’s Golden Bay.
Images of a rat being strung-up by its limbs in China have been condemned as ‘heartbreaking’ by animal rights campaigners.
Bullfighting has returned to the Colombian capital, reawakening an age-old argument.
A good-luck ritual in Japan where fish are force-fed alcohol has prompted an outcry on social media.
The Ringling Bros.
Peta has become a shareholder of French luxury goods maker LVMH so that it can pressure it to stop selling merchandise made from exotic skins.
Yume, who was not on a leash, entered the room quietly but she soon began barking loudly at the media crew
Owners of a skating rink at Space World amusement park in Kitakyushu, Japan, came under fire for what they called an “Ice Aquarium”.
A woman in Australia has been convicted of cruelty to animals after she abandoned 14 cats in her home in South Adelaide, Australia.
Video released by PACMA, a Spanish political party focusing on animal rights, shows a bull being set alight at a festival in the Spanish town of Medinaceli.
In a video released by animal rights group Humane Society International (HSI) last Thursday, Pizza, the world’s “saddest polar bear”, was purportedly
Critics believe Japan's "scientific whaling" is pseudo science.
24 countries and the EU agree the 1.55 million square kilometre Ross Sea marine park will be protected from commercial fishing for three to five years.
Maia and Guida are the first guests at the elephant sanctuary
The world is on course for the first mass extinction of animal life since the dinosaurs, according to a new report on wildlife populations
Global wildlife populations have fallen a staggering 58 percent between 1970 and 2012, according to a report by the WWF and the Zoological Society.
A group of countries, led by Japan, have blocked a move by South American and African states to create a whale sanctuary in the South Atlantic.
Dispute between Australia and Japan is likely to feature near the top of the agenda at the organisation's biennial congress