""It was the start of the conquest of space by the Soviets, which nobody was expecting""
Former ESA Director of Science
"We need new initiatives at the European level to deepen the functioning of the monetary union."
Vice- President, ECB
"I agree with the Trump policy about putting additional requests to China, because China can do more."
Former US Secretary of State
"France and Germany shouldn't be bullying the other 26."
MEP, Christian Democrats
"The tradition comes from the shepherds, who cooked their meat with dasarashi, between two slates."
Chef, Gabala Khanlar
"There’s one thing architects and politicians have in common: they both love big, expensive projects."
"There is no war in Senegal. But when you wake up in the morning and you have nothing to eat, this, too, is a kind of daily battle."
"We want to see which tomato plants can still give good yields without water."
Plant breeding scientist
United Arab Emirates
A Canadian who works in a remote school among the Inuit community in the Arctic has been named as the world’s best teacher.
European Parliament lawmakers voted against a non-binding motion to prohibit oil and gas exploration in the Arctic
Could this be the start of an Arctic arms race?
Scientists equip a female polar bear on the ice sheet of the Beaufort Sea with a camera to understand how polar bears live with diminishing ice cover
A new study says the the Arctic is experiencing rapid change "beyond anything previously experienced" and in ways that will fundamentally affect both people and ecosystems.
The stark reality of climate change is unmasked in this new time-lapse video from NASA.
Five meteorologists working on Russia’s Izvesti Tsik Islands are trapped in their base, and have been for almost two weeks, because they are besieged by polar…
In this edition of Futuris we travel to northern Sweden, some 150km inside the Arctic Circle where winter temperatures can fall to -45ºc.
Nice place to be a researcher, isn’t it?
But that’s only because now it’s summer.
In winter, temperatures reach here -45ºC.
A combat group of special forces from Russia’s Chechnya region conduct exercises close to the North Pole.
NASA is preparing to launch two missions to explore the Arctic following data that showed 2015 to be the warmest year on record. According to the
It seems things are hotting up in the North Pole. As El Nino shakes up weather around the world, forecasters predicted temperatures of up to minus
Actress Emma Thompson helps to haul a giant polar bear through the streets of London as part of Greenpeace’s celebrations at news that Shell is
Royal Dutch Shell has abandoned its search for oil in the Arctic after failing to find enough supplies of crude during a seven-year quest. It has
The sun rose on a new chapter of sailing history this week. On Tuesday Chinese skipper Guo Chuan and his four crew members from Russia, France and
Some 25 activists were detained by the US Coast Guard after trying to prevent a Royal Dutch Shell drilling rig from leaving its base in Seattle. The
Protesters in Seattle are not giving oil giant Shell any peace. After the arrival of the first of two giant rigs destined for Arctic drilling at the
Arctic riches beckon. Anglo-Dutch oil company Shell has received renewed permission from the US government to prospect in Alaska’s Chukchi Sea
Former England stars Tim Stimpson and Ollie Phillips have returned victorious from the arctic, trekking over 90 kilometres to the Magnetic North Pole
A group of intrepid rugby players have walked across 160 kilometres of sea ice in order to play the first ever rugby sevens match in the North Pole