"Some guys poured fuel on my house and set it alight. The next morning workers were already pulling down my house."
Natalya Tatjana Strezhniova
""This is something that happened in the past, and of course it will happen in the future again.""
Director, Museum of Natural History Vienna & Professor, University of Vienna
""Priority must be given to the rescue of human lives and then the immediate docking at a safe port.""
Communications Officer, UNHCR
"I hope that one day I, my family and all displaced Syrians will be able to return to our homeland freely and independently."
""His effots have led to other countries taking up Operation ENABLE and later this year there will be a pan-European operation.""
European Traffic Police Network
"It is too early to say North Korea government is starting to play games with America and Chinese government."
Director of the Korean Peninsula Centre at Peking University
""This standoff shows how Europe has lost its moral compass in the Mediterranean""
Head of MSF Emergency Desk
""People have continued to come and die in this tense kind of limbo where the EU itself cannot reach a united policy""
World news editor, The Daily Beast
Campaigners have called on EU countries to step up their game after new figures suggested a rise in carbon dioxide emissions.
Pollutants are turning the historic building a greeny-brown
The majority of cities in European countries saw levels of fine particulate air pollution decline between 2010 and 2016.
If you want to fight plastic pollution in the oceans it's better to reduce consumption rather than recycle, experts say.
Britain is pressing its Commonwealth allies to take action against marine waste, mainly plastic, and is ready to commit over 70 million euros to limit how much plastic waste ends up in the ocean
Artists have produced beach artworks to raise awareness about plastic pollution in the world's oceans.
It is hoped the breakthrough could help solve the global pollution crisis
Eight European countries are at the forefront in developing hybrid technology for vehicles with the aim of improving engine efficiency and reducing polluting emissions with the ECOCHAMPS project
A sperm whale that washed up on the Murcia coast in February died because it could not digest the 29 kilos of plastic found in its stomach.
EPA rejects standards set by previous Obama administration which would have doubled car fuel economy by 2025
How much plastic ends up in our rivers? And what are the effects on our health and the environment? A group of Italian citizens and scientists have come together to try to answer these questions.
The biggest garbage patch in the Pacific is swelling rapidly, according to a study, and has grown to three times the size of continental France.
Scores of museums, restaurants and shops in the UK capital are offering free water in a bid to protect the environment.
How can we make cities more eco-sustainable?
Piece of plastic are now routinely found in the stomachs of dead fish, turtles, and marine mammals, the environmental charity Greenpeace says.
An estimated 400,000 people a year die because of poor air quality in the EU
The European Commission has set out a number of targets to cut plastic waste across the continent by 2030.
The European Commission plans to reduce plastic waste with a new strategy that seeks to make every piece of plastic reusable or recyclable.
Diesel has begun its decline in France, but it's not yet said its last word in Europe.
China is getting serious about fighting environmental pollution.
As of January first, the Asian superpower has introduced a new tax aimed at reducing emissions.