"America doesn’t need to fear and shun the world to have a distinct identity. It can be proud and confident while also using the structures we have built to rally others to our cause and advance our interests."Daniel B. Shapiro
Distinguished Visiting Fellow at the Inst. for National Security Studies in Tel Aviv, former U.S. Ambassador to Israel
"Affording a few established international organizations observer status at the United Nations is no longer enough."Dr. Jennifer Clinton
President and CEO of Cultural Vistas
"What makes us ‘naturally’ better parents is not our sex, but the time we spend alone looking after our babies."David Freed
Author, Dads Don't Babysit: Towards Equal Parenting
"What if the liberal wave – no more than two-three decades old – has peaked? What if the Third Way of the 1990s is coming to its end (nothing lasts for ever) and Europe is entering a new era in which left-liberalism will be just one way of doing politics among many?"György Schöpflin
MEP for Hungary (Fidesz)
""Iran holds regional terror sponsors and their US masters accountable"."Javad Zarif
Iranian Foreign Minister
""The average life expectancy is 66 and a half, so we have 40 percent of men who won't survive until retirement.""Nikolai Levshitz
"The compact largely ignores refugees’ labour rights. The omission risks turning refugees into cheap and unprotected labour for private enterprises and large transnational corporations."Behzad Yaghmaian
Professor of political economy, Ramapo College of New Jersey
"It should become clear to all that the continuing, systemic and vicious attacks on Polish courts and their judges are bound to produce consequences beyond Polish borders and constitute a clear and present danger to the EU legal system as a whole. This is no time for further dialogue or half measures."Laurent Pech / Patryk Wachowiec
Laurent Pech is Professor of European Law, Patryk Wachowiec is Legal Analyst
And experts are blaming climate change.
Rockfall kills Briton at Yosemite's El Capitan
It's the new front in the bitter conflict pitting Warsaw against Brussels: Europe's oldest forest, at Poland's border with Belarus.
The Kahuzi-Biega National Park in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo is under threat.
The story is the same each year.
Can a small greenhouse help to guarantee the sustainability of European forests? To find out, the Futuris team travelled to northern Italy. What
Looks like a carousel but in fact it is a portable greenhouse.
Baby oaks, pines or firs are grown here
Humidity, temperature and soil moisture
Several hundred green activists have staged a protest in Warsaw against the felling of thousands of diseased trees one of Europe’s oldest woodlands
The vast Amazon rainforest has an extraordinary impact on the planet producing about half of all the oxygen in the atmosphere. Now a mast 325 metres
Students from different European forestry and agricultural colleges gathered in Luua, Estonia, from May 20-24, to take part in the 14th European
Trees do the vital job of absorbing carbon dioxide, which contributes to global warming, and producing oxygen. But at the moment, the only way to
Forests are not just a source of timber; mushrooms, berries, nuts and other gifts of nature play an important role in the bio-economy of forest
Many people’s income depends on how you answer that question. Forests may be privately owned, but does that make them off-limits for pickers of
Forests are the green lungs of our planet. During the day, trees absorb carbon dioxide and produce the oxygen we need to breathe. But at night, the
Did we push our planet into a vicious cycle that kills the forests, destroying our vital source of breathable air? Carsten Gruening, a climate change
Mexico has one of the highest deforestation rates in the world. It loses about 330,000 hectares of forest per year due to illegal logging and
Teachers and their teaching methods are central to a child’s educational experience. But in a fast-changing world, teaching methodology has to change