"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
2012 was one of the 10 warmest years since 1880, according to US scientists. NASA researchers said it was the ninth warmest year while experts from
The ‘World Disaster Report’ from the International Red Cross Federation has just come out and its figures for 2011 make grim reading.
Last year the
Tens of thousands of peasant farmers in India are continuing their march from the north of the country, to demand a fairer share of land and
As a child I remember some places were out of reach: places of mystery, places where great and dreadful deeds occurred, where dragons roamed and
At the recent climate talks in Durban the alarm was sounded. A stark warning went out that unless the World acts quickly to slash greenhouse gasses
Hundreds of millions of people fleeing storms, droughts or floods caused by global warming could end up trapped in disaster areas, according to a