Until the collapse of communism, the Elbe was one of the most polluted rivers in Europe. Conservation measures have changed that. Rare animals such as beavers have returned.
Visitors to the tiny Pacific nation of Palau are being made to sign a promise to respect the environment, in an innovative move that authorities hope will curb ecological damage caused by booming numbers of tourists.
Saudi Arabia aims to start issuing tourist visas to foreigners next year, a senior Saudi official told, as the government seeks to find new sources of revenue to diversify its economy.
Eating lunch in Italy's Bolgheri wine country, it is not hard to understand why the number of international visitors to this bucolic corner of Tuscany has doubled in five years.
Border checks between the Republic and Northern Ireland will be inevitable after the UK leaves the EU, a UK parliamentary committee has said. The issue is a sticking point ahead of a key EU summit on Brexit in two weeks.
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