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Albania: 410 Hectares of Forests Destroyed in 5 Years
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Albania: 410 Hectares of Forests Destroyed in 5 Years

TIRANA, September 9 At least 410 hectares of forest were destroyed in Albania over five years, recent data from the Institute of Statistics confirm. According to INSTAT, the forest and pasture fund in 2019 consisted of a total area of 1.7 hectares, or 60.5 percent of the country’s total area. However, 590 hectares of the...

Global Warming Puts in Jeopardy the ‘Queen of Butrint’
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Global Warming Puts in Jeopardy the ‘Queen of Butrint’

TIRANA, August 6 Several foreign news agencies, in recent days, have tackled the problem of Albanian mussels that are decreasing in numbers each year, because of global warming. This issue is more obvious in the mussels which live on the salty waters of Lake Butrint, also known as the ‘queens of Butrint’. In the last...