Poland and Belarus signed an agreement on cross-border water cooperation in Bialowieza, western Poland, on Friday, under which the two countries will exchange information and cooperate in managing fires and floods, Polish Waters has said.
Scientists in Białystok have found cancer-eating mushrooms which they believe could help prevent colon cancer.
From dancing dolls to ancient rat traps, the museum in the east has something for everybody.
An island in a sea of forest, and boasting a history swathed in an imperial cloak, the village of Białowieża is an unmissable attraction.
An expert team for the Białowieża Forest is being set up, Polish Environment Minister Henryk Kowalczyk announced on Thursday, expressing his hope that "it will work out a protection plan for the forest."