During a meeting in Khabarovsk, Russia, July 18, environmental officials from Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation counties agreed on a statement on environmental cooperation and protection that addresses green growth, climate change, and cross-boundary air pollution. The document, which names species extinction, deforestation, natural resources depletion, ocean and atmospheric pollution, unsustainable consumption, global climate change, and fresh water supply as key issues, is expected to be adopted in the ministerial meeting in Vladivostok in September.