""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
""When we put our foot on the pedal, we go all the way""
Russian national coach
""All the hard work of actually negotiating the details, all of that has been pushed until later""
International Crisis Group
Mummies are suffering the impact of climate change, researchers say, as they apply for UNESCO special heritage status.
Engineers in Portugal are testing an autonomous robot that they claim will increase productivity in vineyards
Sea Shepherd to halt activity in Southern Ocean.
By filtering sea water through their pores, deep-sea sponges recycle waste and produce valuable nutrients for other marine organisms.
Are sponges the most mysterious organism on Earth?
An unmanned submersible has taken a deep-sea lander over a kilometre beneath the South China Sea to study the environment.
Studies in six European locations are looking at the impact of climate change on water supply, so that we can improve our understanding of what to expect, and how to respond.
We’re going inside a place so clean and spotless that paper, pencils or make-up aren’t allowed inside.
This is one of the cleanest clean rooms in
Many European regions are experiencing climate change effects.
The current phase of restoration of the Pisa Cathedral started 4 years ago, with workers using traditional restoration techniques.
Looks like milk but this product is meant to protect European cathedrals.
The sun's strength changes with by location and time of day, affecting the energy output of solar panels. But researchers need a common reference.
How much power does a solar panel produce?
Switching from meat to plant-based proteins could help meet rising food demand while protecting the planet and human health, according to the EU-funded 'PROTEIN2FOOD' project.
Vegetable proteins can be an alternative to meat in diets Today’s intensive meat production is polluting the environment Plants like quinoa and amaranth offer similar nutritional values FAO predicts
Scientists and businesses see many environmental and economic benefits in growing microscopic algae for use in food, cosmetics and plastics.
Can we grow food from sea water and CO2?
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