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.
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At issue is the country's failure to implement the Flora-Fauna-Habitat Directive which focuses on the conservation of natural areas, wildlife and plants .
Eating more plants and less meat would take pressure off land needed to feed a growing world, according to a UN report. Experts say organic farming alone is not the answer.
Speaking at the World Economic Forum, European Commission head Ursula von der Leyen has pitched the idea of an international biodiversity agreement along the lines of the Paris accord. She called it urgent for the world.
The Mexican wolf was hunted to the brink of extinction. But as it is reintroduced, conservationists hope to quell the old enmity between 'el lobo' and the farmer.
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