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Albania Completes Count of Its Waterbirds 
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Albania Completes Count of Its Waterbirds 

TIRANA, February 1 Over 146,000 waterbirds (61 different species) were registered during 11-13 January 2019 in 25 different wetlands across Albania. Despite the small recent improvements observed during the last years, the long-term trend 1996-2019 points out a decline in the number of wintering waterbirds, the Albanian Ornithological Society confirmed. The results show that Shkodra...

New Visitors Center Opens in Radhima
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New Visitors Center Opens in Radhima

TIRANA, October 9 A visitor center was opened in Radhima on the occasion of the World Tourism Day. Three other visitor centers will be established in the national parks of Llogara, Divjaka-Karavasta and Dajti Mountain with the support of the European Union through NaturAl Project. The inauguration ceremony was attended by Minister of Tourism and...

Hunting Ban to Stay in Effect until 2021
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Hunting Ban to Stay in Effect until 2021

TIRANA, March 10 Even though the Federation of Albanian Hunters pledged to break the ban on hunting, the Constitutional Court verdict says that the ban will stay in nationwide effect until 2021. On its part, the Federation argued that the hunting ban infringes the hunter’s right to hunt. The Constitutional Court issued its verdict after...

Divjaka Park, Great Attraction for Ecotourism in Albania
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Divjaka Park, Great Attraction for Ecotourism in Albania

TIRANA, August 25 Nature lovers and birdwatchers seem to have found the perfect spot for wildlife and nature observation in Albania. While most of the tourists that come to Albania choose to explore its beaches, mountains or historic sites, there are many others that prefer ecotourism in Divjaka National Park, the western part of the...

Excavations in Karavasta Lagoon Pose a Threat to Ramsar Site
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Excavations in Karavasta Lagoon Pose a Threat to Ramsar Site

TIRANA, July 29 The Protection and Preservation of Nature Environment in Albania (PPNEA) has denounced a case of infrastructural works that are going on within the territory of Divjaka-Karavasta National Park. PPNEA appeals to competent institutions to stop the works in Karavasta lagoon, which also is the most fragile ecological area of the park. “The...

Divjaka-Karavasta National Park: This year’s surprise of tourism in Albania
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Divjaka-Karavasta National Park: This year’s surprise of tourism in Albania

Tourists from the Czech Republic, Scotland and Sweden are visiting the Divjake Karavasta National park every weekend, say administrative authorities of the park. The picturesque panorama of the park in autumn and the preserved wild nature of it is attracting hundreds of visitors almost each week. Tourists are curious to see the Dalmatian pelican and...