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. Upcoming Events September 6-10 Europarc hosts its 2017 conference New Voices, New Visions, New Values with inspiring keynote speakers, practical workshops and several opportunities …


Photo: Campus France, Menhirs en Bretagne France is bordered by (clockwise from the north) by Belgium, Luxembourg, Germany, Switzerland, Italy, Monaco, Spain and Andorra. Wiki France Spotlight on elections France on the Social Web from ron mader

Dominican Republic

The Dominican Republic is a nation on the island of Hispaniola, part of the Greater Antilles archipelago in the Caribbean region. The western third of the island is occupied by the nation of Haiti. Wiki http://planeta.wikispaces.com/dominicanrepublic


Photo: NASA Goddard, Egypt Egypt is bordered by the Mediterranean Sea to the north, the Gaza Strip and Israel to the northeast, the Red Sea to the east, Sudan to the south and Libya to the west. Events 2018 14th Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity (COP14) Wiki More about Egypt …


Photo: WHL Travel, Perast and Boka Bay Montenegro has a coast on the Adriatic Sea to the south-west and is bordered by Croatia to the west, Bosnia and Herzegovina to the northwest, Serbia to the northeast, Albania to the southeast and Kosovo to the East. Its capital and largest city is Podgorica. See Lake Skadar Wiki More …

Costa Rica

Photo: F Delventhal, Cartwheel Costa Rica has 4% of global biodiversity and the country has attracted tropical biologists and ecologists and nature-loving visitors seeking a peaceful vacation. The country is bordered by Nicaragua to the north, Panama to the southeast, the Pacific Ocean to the west and the Caribbean Sea to the east. The country is …


Kazakhstan borders Russia, China, Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan, and Turkmenistan, and also adjoins a large part of the Caspian Sea. The capital is Astana, where it was moved from Almaty in 1997. Wiki http://planeta.wikispaces.com/kazakhstan


Yemen is located on the Arabian Peninsula in Southwest Asia. It is bordered by Saudi Arabia to the north, the Red Sea to the west, the Arabian Sea and Gulf of Aden to the south and Oman to the east. The capital and largest city is Sana’a. Wiki http://planeta.wikispaces.com/yemen


Photo: Matthias Ripp, Picos de Europa Spain is located in southwestern Europe on the Iberian Peninsula and is bordered to the south and east by the Mediterranean Sea except for a small land boundary with Gibraltar; to the north by France, Andorra, and the Bay of Biscay and to the northwest and west by the …