Indonesia announces a ban on palm oil expansion
The Indonesian palm oil moratorium comes weeks after Leonardo DiCaprio visited the country to raise awareness on plantations’ impact on the Leuser ecosystem.
The recently elected democratic government of Myanmar releases political prisoners, 200 of them, beginning its office with a gesture of goodwill.
Seychelles debt swap will see the archipelago guarantee marine conservation in exchange for a restructuring of its debt. Leonardo DiCaprio is among the investors.
After denouncing the impact of expanding palm oil plantations on local forests and endangered wildlife, the government says Leonardo DiCaprio risks being banned from Indonesia.
Myanmar has sworn in its new president and appointed Aung San Suu Kyi in a key role as Minister of Foreign Affairs. She is also likely to become Advisor to the State.
Militants opened fire on tourists at the Grand Bassam resort in southern Ivory Coast on the 13th of March. The attack, claimed by Al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb, left 18 dead.
Naturalist Chris Packham unveiled a series of wildlife photographs commissioned by Lidl UK. The initiative aims to encourage young people to protect the environment.
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