YANGON, Burma (AP) — The U.N.’s cultural agency has named Inle Lake as Burma’s first biosphere reserve to help safeguard natural ecosystems while promoting sustainable economic development.
Japan, China, and South Korea are the top financiers of coal exports via international financial conduits, a new report has revealed.
UNESCO has stopped short of putting the Great Barrier Reef on its “danger” list last week, but warned of the reef’s poor health and the negative outlook for the future. It warned Australia to continue to take all necessary steps to ensure its future protection.
BEIJING (AP) — Chinese authorities have destroyed 662 tons of ivory that was seized after being smuggled in the country, as part of a crackdown on the illegal trade.
QUITO, Ecuador (AP) — Police in the Ecuadorean port city of Manta say they have seized about 200,000 shark fins destined to be illegally exported to Asia where they would fetch up to $1.5 million.
Malaysian fund denies it funneled $700 million to prime minister
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China says 6.5 quake hits far western region of Xinjiang
Fri, Jul 03, 2015 11:33AM UTC
Malaysia seeks ‘criminal accountability’ for Flight MH17 crash
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