"Viktor Orbán is not the only populist politician on the continent with burning ambitions and politics that belong in a dark and distant past."
Gauri van Gulik
Europe Director, Amnesty International
""Alone we wouldn't be as successful as we are with the 22 countries together""
Ersilia Vaudo Scarpetta
Chief Diversity Officer, European Space Agency
"It’s mainly due to drinking of water from contaminated, shallow sources. We’ve intensified chlorine spraying in the localised infection centres."
"The external public debt stock increased by Sh42.5 billion ($4,253.0 million) from Sh185 billion ($18,504.5 million) on December 2016 to Sh227 billion ($22,757.4 million) by end of December last year."
"To try to demand from the government in Belgrade to make a choice: whether you are with Russia or you with the West well, it is to step on the same rake as in the Ukrainian crisis"
Russian foreign minister
"The people who made the film were very specific about the references they used in relationship to Africa. They are pulling from the best fashion and art."
"In principle - the requirement of choice, either you are with Russia or you are with the West, this is the Middle Ages."
Russian Foreign Minister
"The indictment alleges that the Russian conspirators want to promote discord in the United States and undermine public confidence in democracy"
US Deputy Attorney General
The Kahuzi-Biega National Park in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo is under threat.
The story is the same each year.
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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
Several hundred green activists have staged a protest in Warsaw against the felling of thousands of diseased trees one of Europe’s oldest woodlands
The vast Amazon rainforest has an extraordinary impact on the planet producing about half of all the oxygen in the atmosphere. Now a mast 325 metres
Students from different European forestry and agricultural colleges gathered in Luua, Estonia, from May 20-24, to take part in the 14th European
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