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Climate Change Burning Issue on Albania’s Sea
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Climate Change Burning Issue on Albania’s Sea

TIRANA, August 29 A study published recently by a French group of researchers of the National Centre for Meteorological Research, and the Toulouse University, shows that the climate change is killing the fishes and other living species in the seas. The data were collected since 1982 up to nowadays, and show that the Mediterranean Sea...

Lake Ohrid Threatened by Pollution and Illegal Fish-Farming
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Lake Ohrid Threatened by Pollution and Illegal Fish-Farming

TIRANA, August 20 The karst springs, in the region of Lake Ohrid in Pogradec, eastern Albania are verified that create micro-habitats that support the lives of endemic species. Supply with freshwater and scarce nutrients is essential for the maintenance of the oligotrophic state of Ohrid Lake. Since 2002, in all of the karst area resources,...

WWF Rings Alarm Bells on Albania’s Plastic Pollution
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WWF Rings Alarm Bells on Albania’s Plastic Pollution

TIRANA, August 1 The World Wildlife Fund (WWF) has published recently a report for the management of untreated plastic waste, and the way that Mediterranean countries could get rid of them. In this report, it is pointed out that Albania, is one of the most problematic countries, with the highest percentage of untreated plastic waste,...

Albania has 6 Gold Deposits, Mirdita the Richest Area
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Albania has 6 Gold Deposits, Mirdita the Richest Area

TIRANA, July 23 Albania has 6 gold deposits spread throughout the country, where the Mirdita district is the biggest source of gold. The Ministry of Infrastructure and Energy has started the process of public consultation, for the action program for 3 years, between 2019-2021, in implementation of the mining strategy. This draft decision also defines...

Government Approves 5 New HPPs Permits
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Government Approves 5 New HPPs Permits

TIRANA, July 16 On a meeting held a few days ago, the National Territory Council (NTC) has approved 5 new permits for the construction of hydropower plants and has reviewed an existing one. River Gashi, even though it is known little, it is considered another pearl of the country. It is part of the Strict...

Katundi i Vjeter, Part of the Project ‘100 Villages’
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Katundi i Vjeter, Part of the Project ‘100 Villages’

TIRANA, July 2 Part of the project ‘100 Villages’, Katundi i Vjeter (which literally means old village in Albanian), in Rubik, northern Albania is drawing attention every day from local and foreign tourists, thanks to its landscape, but also the Franciscan Monastery, climbing, and hiking, culinary tourism, etc. To raise the standards of agro-tourism and...