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May 29, 2018
Green Steps Magazine

The last issue of the Green Steps Magazine is published, for now!

Prepared by Artenisa Peçulaj and Erald Xeka, with the support of NaturAL, this magazine aims to shape the attitude of new generations in Albania and (re)connect them with nature by inspiring love and explaining the environmental issues.

In this issue discover…

… the Balkan Lynx and Gentiana lutea

… Korab-Koritnik Nature Park

… who is Prof. Niko Pano?

… how many hours do ants sleep?

… and much more.

Access all the issues of the Magazine in the Publications section.


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Latest news

May 21, 2018

Celebrating Nature Heritage

May is the month of celebrating nature! This year, the National Agency of Protected Areas of Albania (NAPA) is celebrating the 10th anniversary of the National Park Shebenik – Jabllanicë, with the support of EU funded Project NaturAl. Three days (18-20 May, 2018) full of activities celebrated the natural heritage of the Park, where the largest wild cat in Europe, the Balkan Lynx, roams. “NP of Shebenik – Jabllanicë is one of the few...

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May 9, 2018

Protected Areas of Albania part of EU Day celebrations

Tirana’s Skanderbeg square was transformed in the Europe masterpiece on 9 May, where EU Member States’ embassies and EU funded projects in Albania joined the EU Village celebrating the Europe Day. Albanian Protected Areas were part of this event supported by NaturAl project. The staff of Regional Agency of Protected Areas (RAPA) from Elbasan and Tirana joined the tent of NaturAl project, to promote the values and rich biodiversity of Albania and...

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May 7, 2018

Earth Day – A discussion with children of Boge and Kamice

One of the most engaging campaigns that marked the month of April was a celebration of the Earth Day organized by VIS Albania, with the collaboration of the project NaturAL and Regional Administration of Protected Areas of Shkodër. The activity took place in Boge, Shkodra with the children of Boga and Kamica. The children were presented with the natural values of the region and some of the protected areas, introduced with the flag species and discussed...

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April 20, 2018

Protecting nature is our business

This slogan marked the participation of the National Agency of Protected Areas in Albania (NAPA), EU funded project NaturAL and Italian Agency for Development Cooperation AICS at the 2nd edition of the Tourism Mediterranean Fair organized in Albania beginning of April. Their aim was to promote protected areas as sustainable tourism destinations, and highlight both their importance for the preservation of biodiversity and for offering recreation...

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February 13, 2018

Video translation: International Waterbird Census 2018

The following text is a translation of the documentary produced by Top Channel 'Exclusive' about the International Waterbird Census 2018 in Albania. The video is available here. Birdwatching can be done with a naked eye or by using binoculars and telescopes. When observing birds the sound is also very important, because many species are identified not only visually but also by sound, especially at the start. The early interest in observing birds for...

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January 16, 2018

52nd International Waterbird Census in Albania

The 52nd International Waterbird Census took place on 13 and 14 January 2018 on 20 sites across Albania, led by Wetlands International and supported by the EU funded project NaturAl with its partners the Ministry of Tourism and Environment, the National Agency for Protected Areas, AICS Tirana and IUCN. From the wetland complex of Kune – Vain, project partners launched the Waterbird Census 2018 on 13 January 2018 at 11h, in Kune – Vain, Lezhë....

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