"Some guys poured fuel on my house and set it alight. The next morning workers were already pulling down my house."
Natalya Tatjana Strezhniova
""This is something that happened in the past, and of course it will happen in the future again.""
Director, Museum of Natural History Vienna & Professor, University of Vienna
""Priority must be given to the rescue of human lives and then the immediate docking at a safe port.""
Communications Officer, UNHCR
"I hope that one day I, my family and all displaced Syrians will be able to return to our homeland freely and independently."
""His effots have led to other countries taking up Operation ENABLE and later this year there will be a pan-European operation.""
European Traffic Police Network
"It is too early to say North Korea government is starting to play games with America and Chinese government."
Director of the Korean Peninsula Centre at Peking University
""This standoff shows how Europe has lost its moral compass in the Mediterranean""
Head of MSF Emergency Desk
""People have continued to come and die in this tense kind of limbo where the EU itself cannot reach a united policy""
World news editor, The Daily Beast
Jeremy Curl has just returned to Europe after an epic voyage on foot through the Sahara desert in search of prehistoric art. The Anglo-Irish explorer
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Italian adventurer Alex Bellini is going to live on an iceberg until it melts in one of the most unusual expeditions of modern times. He spoke to
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Sarah McNair Landry is a modern day polar adventurer and film-maker. At age 18 she became the youngest person ever to ski to the South
In the US, World View Enterprises says it is a step closer to launching commercial balloon flights to the edge of space, having made a test flight to
Giorgio Metta is an explorer in the field of humanoid robotics. The Italian professor is best known for developing the iCub robot platform
Opinion – Jon McBride, former astronaut
Jon McBride, former astronaut and ambassador for Kennedy Space Center
It’s been thirty years since my
The Shell Eco-marathon in Rotterdam challenges student teams from around the world to design, build and test ultra energy-efficient vehicles. This
Opinion – Sarah Charley, Fermilab/CERN science writer
Some of the greatest Explorers of our time spend their lives focused around a giant underground
Keeping track of time is one of the biggest challenges that French space scientist Lucie Poulet encountered during her four month adventure living
A new solar-aircraft which is capable of flying around the world fuelled only by the Sun has been unveiled in Switzerland.
Solar Impulse 2 has huge
Marine life is increasingly suffering from man-made noise pollution, a situtation that is set to get worse in the years to come with the growth of
The ITER project is truly at the frontier of knowledge, a collective effort to explore the tantalising future of free, clean and inexhaustible energy
The SeaOrbiter project which is headed by pioneering architect Jacques Rougerie stepped closer to reality after a crowd-funding initiative easily
Opinion – Dixie Dansercoer, Polar Explorer
Dixie Dansercoer is one of the International Polar Guides Association’s only five Master Polar Guides and
We are only aware of about 10% of our brain activity, so scientists at a lab in Barcelona are working to increase that percentage. They hope to
Europe’s off to Mars – again.
Why? We asked Olivier Witasse, Mars Express Project Scientist with the European Space Agency: “If there was life