"“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
"This study shows how governments in Europe ... are fuelling dangerous climate change and air pollution with taxpayers’ money.""
Overseas Development Institute
"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,”"
"Sound needs to endure"
Music Director, Berlin Staatsoper
"It is so important for me, I have got the gold medal!"
Asian Games swimming champion, China
Protesters in Los Angeles have demanded the company Nestle stop its water bottling operations. California is suffering its fourth year of a serious
Cheap resources may be over soon, and fresh water is likely to become a subject of most serious disputes between its various users. DECHEMA’s
One woman stood out from the crowd at Sunday’s (April 12) Paris marathon. Gambian woman Siabatou Sanneh wore sandals and carried a jerrycan of water
A drought affecting the Brazilian city of Sao Paulo is now hitting Sao Paulo state. Water levels are running low in the Paraiba do Sul river, which
Dangerously high levels of toxins from algae have left 500,000 people in the state of Ohio without safe drinking water.
Blue green algae on Lake
As Israel’s offensive on Gaza presses on, the already problematic water system in the strip worsens.
The residents of Khan Younis have been cut
Nouakchott, the capital of Mauritania, is a town built around a well of the same name, where camel herders used to go and water their flock
Syrian refugees in the Zaatari camp, like so many others, have fled across the Jordanian border to seek safety.
Aid agencies are struggling to meet
Coming under scrutiny in this edition of U-talk is the European Citizens' Initiative.
Our question comes from Marie in Paris who asks: “Brussels
President Obama has been visiting a farm in California’s Central Valley to see for himself the damage caused by one of the driest years on record in
Recurring water shortages endanger local ecosystems and threaten agriculture-based communities.
As climate change continues, forecasters expect
The second harvest of the year is being prepared in potato fields in Xylophagou, a speciality of the region in the south of Cyprus.
But water from
The Nile, one of the world’s longest rivers, irrigates much of Africa, from Uganda to Egypt. It has also been a source of conflict and tension. It
The Horn of Africa is facing its worst drought for decades. The need for fresh water for people there is simply a matter of life and death. While
Water is at the heart of who we are, and everything we do. We live through water. On one level it is very simple – around two thirds of your body is
Food for thought on the first day
We’ve just arrived in Singapore and the local fixer suggests that we head off to film in a city centre food
This year’s World Water Week in Stockholm focusses on water resources in a rapidly urbanising World. On the mayors’ panel, city managers from all
Crowds flocked to waterfronts and swimming pools on the East Coast and in the Midwest to try to cope with a massive heat wave that has killed at
A heatwave in the United States that has claimed 22 lives could last until August as it heads east.
Temperatures have hit 38 degrees celsius in
A wide area of eastern Japan has been rocked by a powerful aftershock exactly a month after the country suffered double devastation from an