""She has dedicated her life to improving the situation of people with intellectual disabilities and their parents in Lithuania and elsewhere.""Angelika Hild
"The bigger problem comes if the EC’s flawed approach becomes the basis for new global rules and norms around digital trade"Nigel Cory
Information Technology and Innovation Foundation
"Savita died because religious objections were given more value than her life."Shannon Kowalski and Susan Wood
International Women’s Health Coalition
""God willing, next year we will celebrate this event again, hoping that the reconstruction of the city will have progressed.""Najim al-Jibouri
Military Commander in Mosul
"“The substance is very stable. It can be washed away by rain, it can evaporate under the sun. But it won’t decompose.""Vladimir Uglev
""If we want the best for our children, we need to want the best for all our teachers too.""Małgorzata Kulesza
Teacher in Poland
"People in Europe worry about migration for sure. But their attitudes to it are complex and open to change"Benjamin Ward
Deputy Europe and Central Asia Director, Human Rights Watch
"If there is peace between Ethiopian and Eritrean people, the horn of Africa region will be a region of peace and development."
Swarms of locusts have invaded parts of Russia, including Sochi, which hosted the Winter Olympics in 2014.
A praying mantis with glasses on. In the UK scientists are putting tiny 3D spectacles on the creatures to find out more about how their
Thousands of orange and black Monarch butterflies have started arriving in their winter home of central Mexico. Millions of the insects embark on an
Residents of Memphis, Tennessee, have described feeling like they were in a horror film after waking up to a giant spider web in their neighbourhood
The decline in bee populations has been well documented for years. Now, following in the footsteps of the US, in Europe a recent move by France to
Over 40% of Madagascar’s crops could be directly threatened by the spread of locusts, despite various eradication programmes. According to the United
Hector the stick insect robot is the brainchild of the Biomechatronics research group at Germany’s Bielefeld University. The robot can move all six
A three-foot-wide (0.91 metre) wasp nest has caused a buzz in Winchester, England.
The nest is unusually large, but what may be more surprising is
Better understanding how insects move in space and time could provide useful clues for industrial innovation.
That is according to scientists at
More and more beekeepers all over the world are witnessing a sharp drop in the number of bees they keep.
In the United States, 25 percent of