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Take the Global Survey on Sustainability and SDGs
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Take the Global Survey on Sustainability and SDGs

TIRANA, April 19 What does sustainability mean to you? Help stimulate and accelerate the process of change towards sustainable development in our society by sharing your thoughts. Your opinion is required. What is the Global Survey? The Global Survey picks up on expectations and opinions on matters concerning sustainability, including the UN Sustainable Development Goals,...

How to Conserve Life Under Water in Albania’s Only Marine Park
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How to Conserve Life Under Water in Albania’s Only Marine Park

TIRANA, March 1 This story was originally published by UNDP EURASIA under the headline: Albania’s Stunning Coastal Beauty Turquoise waters. Rich underwater fauna and biodiversity. Ruins of sunken Greek, Roman and World War II ships. This is Karaburun-Sazan, the first and only national marine park of Albania. The park covers a marine area stretching 1.9 km...

GREEN VLORA Helps Businesses to Tackle the Plastic Problem and Promote Sustainability
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GREEN VLORA Helps Businesses to Tackle the Plastic Problem and Promote Sustainability

TIRANA, February 21 The harbor city of Vlora looks gorgeous surrounded by the deep blue Ionian Sea, yet someone says that a touch of green would have a tremendous economic and environmental impact. Francine Talei Wong, a frequent visitor to Albania, recently founded GREEN VLORA project. This is an innovative anti-plastic initiative that is helping...

Why Albania Needs a Designated Dark Sky Park?
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Why Albania Needs a Designated Dark Sky Park?

TIRANA, February 8 Searching for nigh skies dark as coal? Albania is the right place. Even though there are no official Dark Sky Reserves and not much information available online, Albania is a perfect destination for the people looking for a milky filled sky, twinkling constellations, and shooting stars. Astro-tourism is a rising trend in...

Experience Life in the Wild in Albanian RAMSAR Sites
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Experience Life in the Wild in Albanian RAMSAR Sites

TIRANA, September 18 In the conditions of tourism expansion all over the Balkan countries and further in the Mediterranean region, new forms of activities that help to establish a connection between sustainable tourism and the preservation of wetland areas. Wetlands offer one of the best opportunities for the models of sustainable development where tourism and...

Alternatives for Sustainable Development of Berat and Permet Unveiled
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Alternatives for Sustainable Development of Berat and Permet Unveiled

TIRANA, September 6 What are the best growth alternatives with a direct impact on tourism development and cultural heritage preservation for Berat and Permet? The Albanian Development Fund (FSHZH) unveiled the results of a study conducted during the recent months in the frame of the project on Tourism and Urban Integrated Development funded by the...