1. Suriname (94,6% of land area) / 2. Federal States of Micronesia (91,7%) / 3. Seychelles (88,5%) / 4. American Samoa (88,4%) / 5. Palau (87,6%) / Source: World Bank
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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?
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