"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,”"
A team of palaeontologists have unearthed a trove of ancient whale fossils, believed to be more than 40 million years old, in Peru’s Ocucaje
An international team of Romanian, British and Brazilian palaeontologists has discovered a new species of pterosaurus called Eurazhdarcho in
DNA tests on the skeleton discovered under a car park in Leicester in the UK last autumn show that the remains are indeed those of Richard III –
There is no chance a Neanderthal is going to move in next door anytime soon, despite frenzied media speculation about the viability of cloning
Scientists say that a mammoth that roamed the Siberian tundra may have been killed by an Ice Age man on a summer’s day tens of thousands of years
An international team from Russia’s North-Eastern Federal University have found the well-preserved remains of a prehistoric woolly mammoth.
Some 75 million years ago, this gigantic 12 metre-long dinosaur – Atsinganosaurus velauciensis, a member of the Titanosaurus family, lived in the
A skeleton discovered by a nine-year-old boy near Johannesburg in South Africa is being hailed as one of the most important finds in human
The Chauvet cave in southern France is home to some of the earliest known man-made paintings, dating back some 32,000 years.
A team of scientists
Researchers in Gabon are studying fossils containing signs of life dating back two billion years. To the un-trained eye, they are just stones. But
The fossil of a giant whale with teeth twice as long as those of a Tyrannosauraus Rex has been unveiled by scientists in Peru.
The team from the