"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,”"
People in the US territory of Puerto Rico have overwhelmingly backed a referendum to become the 51st state of the US.
However, only 23 percent of
A fire at the main power plant on the Caribbean island of Puerto Rico has left one and a half million people without electricity.
More than 500 passengers and crew evacuated from a burning ship about a mile off Puerto Rico’s north coast, with many requiring medical care, though there were no reported fatalities or life-threateni
It is the most indebted territory or state per capita in the United States and now Puerto Rica is in default.
The government has confirmed it
A teacher’s role in their students’ lives can be much more than educational. While they can be generally inspirational to young minds they can also
Puerto Rican salsa music singer Jose Luis “Cheo” Feliciano was killed in a car crash in Puerto Rico early Thursday morning, according to local media
He’s gained his controversial reputation by blowing the whistle on governments’ secrets.
But now Wikileaks founder Julian Assange – still holed up
Johnny Depp’s new movie is ‘The Rum Diary’ which is based on the novel by Hunter S Thompson, who Depp previously played in the film ‘Fear and
Hurricane Irene looks set to be the first hurricane to hit the United States since Ike ripped along the Texas coast in 2008.
In the Caribbean Sea
Hurricane Irene has hit the US Carribbean territory of Puerto Rico, knocking out electricity lines and ripping up trees. More than 800,000 homes were
New research into deep water coral reefs off the coast of Puerto Rico has uncovered previously unknown marine life, including endangered species.
Over 100 Puerto Rican police officers and prison guards have been arrested in a dawn swoop by American FBI agents.
It has been described as the