This year's Big Cleanup (Lielā talka) was attended by about 190,000 people - close to a tenth of Latvia's population.
Lonely Planet, the popular series of tourist guidebooks, has listed Latvia among its Best in Travel 2016 countries. Latvia ranks fifth in this top.
This year marks the 40th anniversary of the establishment of Līgatne Nature Trails. Besides celebrating their birthday, in 2015 the trails have been reconstructed, with new paths and observation fields added to the trail.
The annual Sea Festival (in some places known as Fishermen's Festival) took place in most coastal towns and villages throughout Latvia in the middle of July, being the second largest festival after Midsummer’s Night on the Latvian summer calendar.
About 175,000 residents participated in the Nationwide Clean-up Day on a mostly sunny and warm day at the end of April. The number of clean-up day participants has increased comparing to 2013 when around 160,000 enthusiasts took part in the event.
In honor of the first Latvian Presidency of the Council of the European Union, the Netherlands presents a new type of tulip as a gift to Latvia.
"Ādaži" protected landscape, the majority of which is occupied by the Ādaži military training area, has been nominated for the final round of the European nature conservation competition "Natura 2000 Award"
Compared with 2013, livestock production increased in all main sectors, particularly in production of beef and poultry meat, as well as in milk production.
Latvia's share of renewable energy in final energy consumption amounted to 37.1 percent in 2013, the second highest in the European Union.
Latvian forest industry's export continued to increase during the first ten months of 2014, amounting to EUR 1.70 billion (a 9.5 percent increase) as compared to EUR 1.55 billion in the same period of 2013.