"[Romania's PM designate] only knows to say yes and that's how things will be from now on."
"All I do is sing, which is what I love, and it comes out naturally"
"We, the people of the world, have got to own this new technology, so that the profits and rewards come broadly to people, rather than go to a few billionaires."
Prof. Richard Freeman, Harvard economics professor
"We, here on the continent, haven’t had a change of heart. Our hearts are still open to you"
European Council President
"There is no alternative for us other than to fight back. This is the biggest challenge for my generation"
Greek university student
""The main thing is we got him back on board, he is safe. But I think it just showed everyone how hard it is to actually see the guy in the water, even on a sunny day, 18 knots and sunshine, you know you wouldn't want to be doing it in 20 knots in the dark. I don't think you would find him you know.""
Skipper, Team Hun Sung Hai/Scallywag
"These are really important social issues that affect all of us all over in our communities. And we can't just leave this up to governments to solve these problems"
"‘Aussie flu’ is actually a bit of a misnomer. It is a strain that we have seen in previous seasons in the UK, in fact we saw it circulating last season. Hospital admissions have increased due to a combination of influenza A and B and no strain is currently dominating."
Professor Paul Cosford
Medical Director, Public Health England
This flower pot is made with a new bioplastic Instead of oil, it is made with waste from the legume industry Vegetal proteins and fibers are extracted and mixed with biopolymer This eco-friendly mater
This week on Business Planet we investigate how Slovenia is tackling construction and demolition waste, thanks to the European project REBIRTH.
This edition of Spotlight looks at how Japanese innovation serves sustainability
This edition of Futuris visited a factory in Belgium which specialises in dyeing fabrics.
Would you drink this water?
With environmentalists warning that the world is on the brink of climate disaster, recycling is a hot topic at the moment.
In a special edition of Futuris, we investigate how scientists and engineers are helping farmers and food entrepreneurs across Europe.
Moroccan citizens are in uproar over their government’s decision to accept 5.
This initiative provides work to some 100 Kenyans and part of the profits go to ocean conservation projects.
Unleashing the power of the collaborative economy to fight food waste, while creating new business opportunities at the same time.
Oil is vital for far more than just energy; it is at the heart of the plastics family, but as waste it is highly polluting. Now Spanish scientists are creating a new generation of organic plastics tha
Plastic packaging can be safe for the environment
These bottles are made from vegetable materials
They are biodegradable and
In this week’s Futuris we look at an ambitious research project appears to have set out to prove the old adage that ‘you are what you eat’ by
Cute, aren´t they?
Every day, these piglets eat a special menu…
… a mix of cereals, soy and olive waste.
Researchers want to understand if
In Israel, a Palestinian engineer's startup is launching a new biogas generator. Although it is not a revolutionary process, and is already widely-used around the world, this machine is the simplest a
The European Commission is set to unveil long-awaited measures on Wednesday, December 2, aimed at boosting the idea of a circular economy in the
This week on Utalk, a question from Olivier in Brussels: “90 million tonnes of food are thrown away in the European Union every year. What can we do
Whey from cheese production and other agricultural waste can be a valuable raw material for new biodegradable plastic. A European research project
Hard at work in his Johannesburg studio, South African artist “Mbongeni Buthelezi“http://www.plastic-arts.net/: is busy making something from