Polish President Andrzej Duda has sent a condolence message to his Indonesian counterpart Joko Widodo in connection with a tragic air disaster and two landslides in that country.
The island of Socotra has few people and little contact with the outside world.
Marcin Kitala’s vision of inter-locking, pentagonal-shaped platforms has been met with acclaim for its creative approach to a looming tragedy that could see the islands swallowed by the ocean within just fifty years.
Dariusz Sobczak covered over 500 kilometres and braved atrocious weather to cross the island.
TFN examines the facts around the claims that Poland was once free of the deadly Black Death.
The Norwegian-owned Island of Spitsbergen has a population of just over 2,500 people. Now scientists at the Stanisław Siedlecki Polish Polar Station say they and the island, the largest in the Svalbard archipelago which borders the Arctic Ocean, are under threat as global warming threatens to rip it in half.
It may seem Baaa-my, but city council officials have populated an island on Warsaw’s Wisła river with around 70 sheep and goats as ‘natural lawnmowers’ to help prepare the area for the birds’ new breeding season.