"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
"What these people did for each other says far more about who we are as Americans than the cowardly acts of a killer ever could"
Sarah Huckerbee Sanders
White House press secretary
An extremely rare sighting of white giraffes has been captured on video for the first time.
A train company in Japan has invited cats on baord to delight passengers but also spread a message about the plight of strays.
The girl was bitten hundreds of times by rats while asleep in her bed.
Stray dogs in Thailand are using technology to keep the streets safe
Tulsa Zoo keepers film feeding time for the Red-bellied Piranhas, whose razor-sharp teeth can reduce a large animal to a skeleton in a matter of
The croc had been cruising the sea for two days.
What should you do when faced with a floating colony of fire ants?
Black labrador-griffon cross Nemo has joined Macron's entourage in the role of "first dog".
Sea Shepherd to halt activity in Southern Ocean.
A kitten trapped in a car was delivered on Thursday in Qinhuangdao of north China’s Hebei Province, thanks to hours of people’s joint efforts
Tiger cub found at US-Mexico border on its way to safety and a new home.
The juvenile humpback was beached for 24 hours in Buzios, Brazil
The vital statistics of creatures great and small are recorded
Growing numbers of pet owners are turning to needle power to help cure their cats and dogs.
Qing Qing and Bing Bing turned two with a specially-prepared cake and cardboard boxes to play with
Industrial pollution in India's Kasabi river has started to turn local dogs blue.
Danish zoos give their animals top-drawer medical support, but is it all for the cameras to stimulate public interest?
Chimpanzees can understand how to play rock-paper-scissors, Japanese primatologists have claimed.
Footage released by Kyoto University in Japan
Office workers in Brazil call in the fire brigade after finding a wild puma sheltering under a desk in their office
A yak racing event was held in Damxung County of southwest China’s Tibet Autonomous Region on Sunday (August 13).
As a comic highlight of the