Category: Environment

How Much Plastic Waste Does each Albanian Create per Year?

How Much Plastic Waste Does each Albanian Create per Year?

TIRANA, May 10 Plastic pollution is a serious and pressing issue all over the world. Despite the various attempts for cutting plastic use in various countries, Albania included, the average European citizen creates 31kg of plastic waste per year. The data are concerning for Albania....

Action to Stop Coastal Erosion Kicks Off in Kune Vain Lagoon

Action to Stop Coastal Erosion Kicks Off in Kune Vain Lagoon

TIRANA, January 11 Kune Vain Lagoon, in northwestern Albania, is the first protected area in the country. In 1940 it was proclaimed a hunting reserve. The lagoon suffered damage after the 90s due to illegal constructions and hunting. Yet one of the major threats to...

Local Communities to Lead Way to Nature Parks Protection

Local Communities to Lead Way to Nature Parks Protection

TIRANA, November 3 Have you ever heard about Qafe Bush, Balloll, Rrezome, Sopot, Stavraj, Polis, Germenj-Shelegure, Tejdrinit te Bardhe, Kuturman, Krastafillak, Cangonj, and Pishe Poro? These are some of the nature parks and managed nature reserves in Albania. Although most of the nature parks and...