"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."
Trees do the vital job of absorbing carbon dioxide, which contributes to global warming, and producing oxygen. But at the moment, the only way to
Forests are not just a source of timber; mushrooms, berries, nuts and other gifts of nature play an important role in the bio-economy of forest
Many people’s income depends on how you answer that question. Forests may be privately owned, but does that make them off-limits for pickers of
Forests are the green lungs of our planet. During the day, trees absorb carbon dioxide and produce the oxygen we need to breathe. But at night, the
Did we push our planet into a vicious cycle that kills the forests, destroying our vital source of breathable air? Carsten Gruening, a climate change
Mexico has one of the highest deforestation rates in the world. It loses about 330,000 hectares of forest per year due to illegal logging and
PlantBank, one of the world’s largest storage facilities for plants, has opened in Sydney, Australia. The facility will preserve unique flora samples
Forests cover one third of the land on our planet. They produce vital oxygen and provide homes for humans and wildlife. But forests around the world
The Colombian government has announced that the country’s Chiribiquete National Park, off limits to oil and mineral exploitation, is to be expanded
A new study has warned that Europe’s forests are showing signs of reaching saturation point in their ability to absorb carbon dioxide.
It means one
It has been a constant struggle, containing the bush fires which have spread across south-east Australia. Around 100 were burning on Thursday and the
A judge in Brazil has ruled that construction can resume on the 13bn dollar Belo Monte dam in the Amazon.
The order overturns a judgement last week
Environmentalists in Brazil claim officials have backtracked on plans to ensure large swathes of the Amazon are reforested.
A new law, just passed
A young chimp is the star of the latest movie from the world’s top wildlife documentary film-maker Alastair Fothergill.
‘Chimpanzee’ was made in