"The huge amount of spatial debris that is generated is a real problem for active satellites."
Italian Space Agency
""It was the start of the conquest of space by the Soviets, which nobody was expecting""
Former ESA Director of Science
"We need new initiatives at the European level to deepen the functioning of the monetary union."
Vice- President, ECB
"I agree with the Trump policy about putting additional requests to China, because China can do more."
Former US Secretary of State
"France and Germany shouldn't be bullying the other 26."
MEP, Christian Democrats
"The tradition comes from the shepherds, who cooked their meat with dasarashi, between two slates."
Chef, Gabala Khanlar
"There’s one thing architects and politicians have in common: they both love big, expensive projects."
"There is no war in Senegal. But when you wake up in the morning and you have nothing to eat, this, too, is a kind of daily battle."
Republic of Ecuador
Republic of Ecuador
An appeal court in Ecuador ruled that the US oil company Chevron should pay 18 billion dollars in damages after being accused of polluting the Amazon
The EU has agreed tougher rules on the disposal of nuclear waste.
The new pan-European plan will mean radioactive rubbish from the 27 member state
The Fukushima disaster in Japan in March threw the spotlight on Europe’s nuclear power plants. While the EU Commission and the bloc’s 27 member
Thousands of people in China live from recycling e-waste – a highly toxic and dangerous activity. Most of the electronic waste comes from the West
Anti-nuclear activists have continued to block a convoy of reprocessed atomic waste from reaching a storage depot near the German town of
Protesters clashed with German police on Sunday as they tried to block a train carrying nuclear waste from France.
Officers used pepper spray and
A red desert landscape has enveloped entire villages in Hungary, in the wake of the toxic sludge disaster. The people living along the Danube River
The boss of the Hungarian aluminium firm linked to last week’s massive spill of toxic sludge has been arrested.
Zoltan Bakonyi, head of
Amid threats of another wave of red toxic sludge in Hungary, workers are racing to build make-shift emergency dams.
Cracks have widened in the
Toxic sludge coats a damaged bridge as workers continued to clear the polluted ground
A village near the site of the toxic sludge spill in Hungary has been evacuated amid fears of a second wave of poisonous flooding.
New pictures from Hungary show the broken wall of a reservoir after it burst, spilling a torrent of toxic sludge from an alumina plant.
The catastrophic effects of the toxic spill in the Danube’s tributaries have not been carried downstream to the great river itself, easing many
Serbian and Croatian authorities stepped up testing in the Danube on Friday amid fears the Hungarian toxic spill is spreading.
Officials say there
Hungary has officially asked the European Union for help as it takles what its president has described as an “ecological tragedy”.
All life in the
The Hungarian prime minister has described the accident as an “unprecedented environmental catastrophe” in the country.
The government is trying
As the clean up continues in Hungary – toxic red sludge from an aluminium plant spill has now reached the River Danube.
Disaster crews are also
Three days after red toxic sludge spilled from an aluminium plant, Hungary is counting the environmental and human cost of the disaster.