Austria faces a stark choice on Sunday, just as it did in May when left-leaning Alexander Van der Bellen and the far-right’s Norbert Hofer last faced off to become the country’s…
European scientists have been digging deep so they can better understand the multiple threats facing soil which include erosion, pollution, decline of biodiversity and…
Climate change is once again the focus of global diplomacy as the COP22 is underway in Marrakech.
COP 22 host nation Morocco takes over from France to launch the Triple A initiative (Adapting African Agriculture) to the challenges of climate change. Morocco faces the same difficulties as other Af
Morocco launches a sustainable environmental protection program promoting local products and ecotourism as well as the conservation and development of oases
The COP 22 climate conference will soon begin in Casablanca, Morocco, and ahead of the event the country is mobilising to raise awareness of rubbish and pollution problems, and engaging the people the
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.
In a special edition of Futuris, we investigate how scientists and engineers are helping farmers and food entrepreneurs across Europe.
New international standards require ocean vessels to reduce air pollution. How does altering power affect the safety of a ship?
Ships burn fuel, polluting the atmosphere New regulations demand to cut the emissions The easiest way would be to reduce engine power But underpowered ships can be unsafe in storm They’re also slower,
The man who oversees Volkswagen’s emissions certification – Detlef Stendel – has been questioned by the authorities in South Korea over the so-called dieselgate…
Target Madagascar continues this week in the south west of the island, in one of Madagascar’s 43 national nature reserves.
The first global overview of planet Earth’s plant life has revealed a shocking 21% types of plant worldwide are at risk of extinction. In total
About eight million tons of plastic enters the oceans every year.
Supporters of former Greens party leader, Alexander Van der Bellen, are breathing sighs of relief after Austria came close to becoming the first European Union country to elect a far-right head of…
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Can a small greenhouse help to guarantee the sustainability of European forests? To find out, the Futuris team travelled to northern Italy. What
Looks like a carousel but in fact it is a portable greenhouse. Baby oaks, pines or firs are grown here Humidity, temperature and soil moisture
In a day of resignations across Europe, Denis Baupin has stepped down as Vice President of the French National Assembly. The move follows accusations
Thirty years after the Chernobyl nuclear disaster, euronews spoke to three people who worked in and around the site of the power station in the
‘Tomorrow’ is an inspiring documentary by French filmmakers Melanie Laurent and Cyril Dion.
Scientists say parts of Australia’s Great Barrier Reef are going through the worst coral bleaching on record. Experts have looked at more than 500
Oil is vital for far more than just energy; it is at the heart of the plastics family, but as waste it is highly polluting. Now Spanish scientists are creating a new generation of organic plastics tha
Plastic packaging can be safe for the environment These bottles are made from vegetable materials They are biodegradable and
This week, Business Planet has been to the Czech capital, Prague, to find out more about the European Ecolabel system: how it works and how it businesses can benefit from it.
In this week’s Futuris we look at an ambitious research project appears to have set out to prove the old adage that ‘you are what you eat’ by