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The water pipes that endanger the canyon and the source of Sinec

The water pipes that endanger the canyon and the source of Sinec

Described as the “blue eye” of Berat, the source and canyon of Sinec is a protected area by decision of the Council of Ministers of 2002. In recent years this source has become a tourist attraction. However, the entire protected area, the canyon and its surrounding landscape that today attracts tourists, is in danger of […]

Albanian government continues to approve new hydropower plants despite environmental and social impact

Albanian government continues to approve new hydropower plants despite environmental and social impact

In the Kune Vain Lagoon of northern Albania, a grim relic sinks into the past to reveal an even more uncertain future. Concrete bunkers that line the coast, built as Communist-era bomb shelters by the small Balkan nation, for decades stood as reminders of a powerful totalitarian regime. But in recent years, they have been […]