"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
'We can deal with this', say Greek authorities following oil spill near Athens.
A distributor of fruits and vegetables has found a way to burn ‘organic’ labels onto produce to replace stickers or plastic wrapping.
Rides & Experiences
Past and future are holding hands at Jaguar Land Rover as the company has just re-launched its iconic E-type 1968 with a twist: it comes complete
It's the new front in the bitter conflict pitting Warsaw against Brussels: Europe's oldest forest, at Poland's border with Belarus.
What should you do when faced with a floating colony of fire ants?
Smoke and an explosion were reported at a flood-hit chemical plant in Crosby, Texas, about 40 km northeast of Houston.
Brazil's government is scrambling to respond to public outcry after it dismantled a vast national reserve in the Amazon to open up the area to mining.
Germany's environment minister, Barbara Hendricks is calling for car manufacturers to update the hardware of Diesel-Cars to lower the emissions of nitrogen dioxide in cities.
Style & Trends
An unusual visual campaign raises attention to the negative impacts of fast fashion consumption.
Venice is sinking under the weight of tourism and locals are suffering the consequences.
German carmakers and politicians reach emissions cutting deal following pressure from environmental groups
August 2, 2017, is Earth Overshoot Day, the day on which mankind has consumed more natural resources than the planet can renew throughout the whole of the year.
More than 200 ponies took part in the annual swim from Assateague Island to neighboring Chincoteague Island on Virginia's eastern shore
Hukou Waterfall scenic area was closed on Wednesday due to flooding of China’s Yellow River.
Sales of new diesel and petrol cars will be banned in Britain from 2040, the UK government has announced as it looks to improve the country’s worsening air quality.
Two years after the controversy around the killing of Cecil the lion, one of his cubs was shot dead as well.
South African artist, Mbongeni Buthelezi's new exhibition addresses the problem of plastic soft drink bottles littering the environement.
Protests begin in Hamburg against the G20 summit
Firefighters are still continuing to battle a major blaze near the Doñana wildlife reserve in Southern Spain
The forest fire has so far forced the
A further ten bodies have been recovered from the scene of a massive landslide in the southern province of Sichuan