"What we're trying to do is provide the solid data, together with the satellites, that will tell us how the atmosphere is changing"
Head of Ozone Group, Deutscher Wetterdienst
"This study shows how governments in Europe ... are fuelling dangerous climate change and air pollution with taxpayers’ money.""
Overseas Development Institute
"Threatening to indiscriminately slaughter hundreds of thousands of civilians to protect ourselves is a stupid idea."
Executive Director, ICAN
"“This is a Christian country... If you go to Turkey or Saudi Arabia and start to discredit Islam, the reaction will be the same”"
Student who fled to Austria from Chechnya
"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,”"
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
At the Audubon Butterfly Garden and Insectarium in New Orleans what looked like a Halloween trick was actually an array of real bug treats served up
Belgium is a country known for its cuisine.
The Belgians enjoy mussels, fries, and waffles.
Now there are more delicacies waiting to take this
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
It was on this day 117 years ago that scientist Sir Ronald Ross made the discovery of how mosquitos transmit malaria parasites to humans. On August
The Konchu Ryori Kenkyukai (Insect Cuisine Research Association) opens its doors to anyone interested in sampling insects as food. Those in
Better understanding how insects move in space and time could provide useful clues for industrial innovation.
That is according to scientists at
Head to the park for a picnic this summer and you might find you are the one who is on the menu.
In Europe, mosquitos are out in full force
The indomitable cockroach has long been considered one of man’s greatest foes. Widely believed to be obstinate enough to survive nuclear war
Insects have a wide field of view and are acutely sensitive to motion. Their eyes are made up of thousands of light-sensing structures. Each contains
Is this the shape of food to come? Most Westerners would be disgusted at the idea of this being a staple food, but for many in the third world bugs
Producing more food to feed a growing population puts more strain on the world’s already limited resources.
Raising livestock takes up a massive
One of the world’s smallest butterflies, the Sinai Baton Blue, is threatened with extinction according to scientists.
It feeds on a specific kind
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
A deployment of french soldiers has been sent to the country’s caribbean territories of Martinique and Guadeloupe.
Their task? Draining stagnant
Most people avoid being stung by bees, but at a clinic in Beijing patients are queuing up to be deliberately stung. Bee-sting therapy dates back
Ants are ‘better than humans’ when it comes to choosing a new home, according to researchers at Bristol University in the UK.
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