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Do You Know the Importance of Wetlands?
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Do You Know the Importance of Wetlands?

TIRANA, February 2 “It is urgent to take action and to invest financial, human, and political capital is this year’s appeal to save the world’s wetlands from disappearing altogether — and to restore those we have already lost.” This is the message of the United Nations (UN)on the occasion of World Wetlands Day. February 2...

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...

Environmentalists Urge Cancelation of Vlora Airport Project
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Environmentalists Urge Cancelation of Vlora Airport Project

TIRANA, February 1 Irreversible damage to the Vjosa-Narta Protected Landscape area and the risk of tragic accidents are among the main warnings listed in an open letter that 36 Albanian and international organizations issued for the Albanian Prime Minister Edi Rama and related ministries and authorities. The groups of environmentalists express concern about the plans...

PPNEA Raises Concern Over Airport in Vjosa-Narta
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PPNEA Raises Concern Over Airport in Vjosa-Narta

TIRANA, January 26 The Protection and Preservation of Natural Environmental Albania (PPNEA) organization is raising concern over the plan for the construction of a new airport, known as Vlora airport, in the Vjosa-Narta protected area. The stance was published on the third issue of PPNEA’s project newsletter Land of Eagles and Castles. Moreover, the organization...

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....

EC Raises Concerns over Vlora Airport Project in Protected Area
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EC Raises Concerns over Vlora Airport Project in Protected Area

TIRANA, October 9 The European Commission among many other findings on its recent report for Albania highlights the fact that legislation on strategic investment raises concerns for the protection of biodiversity, as it may allow large tourism and industrial investments in protected areas, e.g. the proposed airport in the Vjosa-Narta area. In general, the report...