The beautiful island archipelago is committed to the stewardship of nature. The variety of species is great, and many species are unique to the archipelago. The UN is helping ensure that biodiversity can be maintained.
Interpol has voted to admit Palestine as a member over Israel's objections. The global law enforcement agency also approved a membership for the Solomon Islands at its annual general assembly.
Poland is refusing to comply with a European Union order to stop logging in the Bialowieza forest. It's unprecedented - the EU may now impose hefty fines. It could even withdraw EU funding for Poland. But will it?
To help save the Coco de Mer, a giant type of coconut that weighs up to 30 kilos, the UN Development Program is assisting the Seychelles in finding ways to ensure that it has the necessary funding.
Malaysia has vowed to fight energy and resource waste—partly with the help of a new eco label. The country's path to a green future might be long but it's full of promise, say advocates.
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