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Vlora, Durresi, and Lezha Coasts Risk Diapering under Rising Seas
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Vlora, Durresi, and Lezha Coasts Risk Diapering under Rising Seas

TIRANA, February 16 Johann Georg Von Hahn wrote on his Albanesische Studien that the ancient city of Lezha (Lissus) was on the sea coast. Whether Hahn was mistaken or not, Lezha might become a waterfront city considering the fast pace of coastal erosion in the area. Based on the finding of the ‘Mapping of Environmental...

Dangerous Invasive Fishes Spotted off Albania’s Coast
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Dangerous Invasive Fishes Spotted off Albania’s Coast

TIRANA, February 15 Know your fish Highly venomous and poisonous invasive fish species have been seen off the coast of the Mediterranean and Albania over the last years. The presence of such species has been confirmed even in Italy, Greece, Montenegro, and other countries in the region. But, what are these types of fish,  why...

Albania Should Care More about the Environment, EC Report Hints
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Albania Should Care More about the Environment, EC Report Hints

TIRANA, October 20 While climate change is the biggest threat to human health, “Albania decided to further reduce its already limited 2021 budget for environment and climate change by more than seven percent to Euro 8.9 million,” EC report says The annual report issued on Tuesday by the European Commission following the adoption of the...

Saranda Airport Bid Deadline Extended
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Saranda Airport Bid Deadline Extended

TIRANA, October 5 The bid deadline on the Design, construction, operation, maintenance, rehabilitation, and transfer of the International Airport of Saranda (SIA) was postponed once again, this time ten days. Potential investors and bidders now have time until October 14 to submit their applications through the website of the Public Procurement Agency (APP). The decision...

Saranda Airport Bid Draft-Contract Unveiled
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Saranda Airport Bid Draft-Contract Unveiled

TIRANA, August 24 The Ministry of Infrastructure and Energy unveiled the draft contract for the Saranda Airport bid, which has been announced on August 3rd. Based on the official documents the planned project (a greenfield investment type) will be implemented in the Vurgu Plain area, six km away from Saranda and at an elevation of...

Albania Adopts in Principle a Bill on Climate Change 
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Albania Adopts in Principle a Bill on Climate Change 

TIRANA, December 9 A new draft-law on Climate Change’ that has been pending for over a year, was finally scrutinized and adopted in principle by the Parliamentary Committee for Producing Activities, Trade, and the Environment. Action against climate change has been an issue of major concern for Albania and its path towards European Union membership....

FAO Supports Sustainable Development in Vjosa-Zagori Areas
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FAO Supports Sustainable Development in Vjosa-Zagori Areas

TIRANA, August 20 Differently from the domestic outdated vision for hydropower projects on the Vjosa River, the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) highlights the need for sustainable management and development in and around the river of international importance. Given the status of Vjosa as one of the rare remaining natural flow regimes in...

EBRD Okays New Country Strategy for Albania
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EBRD Okays New Country Strategy for Albania

TIRANA, February 18 The new country strategy on Albania 2020-2025 adopted by the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) will focus on speeding up convergence to the European Union (EU) income levels. According to EBRD, Albania must increase productivity and shift its growth model from consumption to investments and exports. These are crucial measures...

Green Climate Fund in Albania Launches Call for Proposals
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Green Climate Fund in Albania Launches Call for Proposals

TIRANA, September 4 The Ministry of Tourism and Environment has launched a call for proposals to support projects in Albania funded by the Green Climate Fund (GCF). The announcement made on Tuesday, September 2 on ministry’s official website, says that the National Designated Authority of the GCF in Albania, in collaboration with MTE invites all the interested...

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...