"The huge amount of spatial debris that is generated is a real problem for active satellites."
Italian Space Agency
""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."
US Congress members have called for a state governor and a watchdog chief to resign for failing to prevent a contaminated drinking water scandal
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In an increasingly drought-hit world recycling water is hugely important. A European research project is helping the cause
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Workers from an environmental protection team have accidentally caused an environmental disaster – releasing millions of litres of toxic wastewater
This edition of Futuris explores how new technologies can help recycle the water used in chemical plants to make these more environmentally friendly.
Rio de Janeiro’s governor has admitted that a pledge to clean up waterways ahead of next year’s Olympic Games will not be fully met. It comes as
Lake Baikal, the world’s largest freshwater lake is under threat. It lies around 5,000 kilometres east of Moscow and holds about one fifth of the
Dangerously high levels of toxins from algae have left 500,000 people in the state of Ohio without safe drinking water.
Blue green algae on Lake
Almost 100 million Europeans do not have access to safe, reliable water.
As conventional methods of detecting pathogens can be complex and take
This is not an excuse to only drink alcohol beverage and stop showering. The fact is that an estimated 100 million Europeans lack safe and reliable
Toxic water with levels of benzene, a cancer-inducing chemical, 20 times the safe level has been recorded in China.
Residents of Lanzhou rushed to
To encourage the participation of Europeans in the EU decision-making process, the Lisbon Treaty created the Citizens Initiative, which requires
Part of the Adriatic city of Italian city of Pescara has been evacuated amid bad weather warnings throughout central and southern parts of the
Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has ordered the closure of two Fukushima nuclear reactors that
survived the 2011 tsunami.
The shutdown threatens
South Korea has banned the import of sea food products from eight Japanese prefectures amid radioactive contamination concerns.
Seoul said the
The deterioration of the Fukushima nuclear plant in Japan continues to raise fresh fears. The latest bad news announced by the operating company
There is something fishy going on in Brazil. Ten tons of dead fish have been found floating in a Rio de Janeiro lake.
Biologists said it was