Palau

Photo: Mark Kenworthy, Rock Islands Palau is an island country located in the western Pacific Ocean. The country contains approximately 250 islands, forming the western chain of the Caroline Islands in Micronesia. Headlines Palau, the tiny island nation that is standing up for itself – Quartz To succeed, large ocean sanctuaries need to benefit both …

El Salvador

Photo: IUCN Web, Rio Lempa El Salvador shares borders with Guatemala and Honduras. It is the only Central American country that has no Caribbean coastline. Questions What would locals like visitors to know about El Salvador? Headlines How the US helped create El Salvador’s bloody gang war Crisis ecológica: la grave ceguera de los candidatos …

Central African Republic

Photo The Central African Republic borders Chad in the north, Sudan in the northeast, South Sudan in the east, the Democratic Republic of the Congo and Congo in the south, and Cameroon in the west. FYI: Central Africa is a core region of the African continent which includes Burundi, the Central African Republic, Chad, the …

Niue

Niue is an island country in the South Pacific Ocean, 2,400 kilometers (1,500 mi) northeast of New Zealand, east of Tonga, south of Samoa, and west of the Cook Islands. Embedded Tweets Niue has become the world's first 'Dark Sky Place' following the International Dark-Sky Association's approval of the island's application for the protection of …

Tunisia

Photo: Dana Smillie / World Bank, Bridge Tunisia is bordered by Algeria to the west and southwest, Libya to the southeast, and the Mediterranean Sea to the north and east. Tunisia’s name is derived from its capital city, Tunis, which is located on its northeast coast. Photos Wikipedia Tunisia Planeta.com Tunisia Links Africa

Bermuda

Photo: Cooperage Bermuda is a British Overseas Territory in the North Atlantic Ocean. The capital city is Hamilton. Bermuda is self-governing, with its own constitution and its own government, which enacts local laws, while the United Kingdom retains responsibility for defense and foreign relations. Elsewhere on the Web college.bm Parks Protected Planet Embedded Tweets We …

Qatar

Photo: Royal Dutch Shell, Doha Qatar is an Arab emirate in the Middle East, occupying the small Qatar Peninsula on the northeasterly coast of the larger Arabian Peninsula. It is bordered by Saudi Arabia to the south; otherwise the Persian Gulf surrounds the state. Doha is the country’s financial and political center as well as Qatar’s cultural capital.

Portugal

Photo: Alejandro, MAAT Museum Portugal is the westernmost country of Europe and is bordered by the Atlantic Ocean to the west and south and by Spain to the north and east. The capital is Lisbon. Planeta.com Portugal Links Lisbon = Lisboa Europe Azores