Isoperla vjosae – a new species found in the Vjosa River

An article about the new species found in the Vjosa river – the last wild river in Europe, prepared by: Wolfram Graf, Steffen U. Pauls & Simon Vitecek.   In this contribution, scientists describe Isoperla vjosae sp. nov. from Albania ...
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Foto: HEC-i “Rrapuni 3 & 4” në Shqipëri than tërësisht 4.5 km të shtratit të lumit poshtë digës, Qershor 2017. © Petr Hlobil

New Bankwatch study: European-financed small hydropower plants destroy Albania’s landscapes

++ Two European-financed hydropower projects are causing significant damage to nature and people’s livelihoods, finds a new study by CEE Bankwatch Network released today. December 20th, 2017. Prague, Tirana. A field visits to the Rrapuni and Tërnovë hydropower plants in ...
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The Vjosa gets support from the Confederation of Albanian industries © Gernot Kunz

Albanian industrial confederation demands halt of dam plans on Vjosa River

The opposition against the projected hydropower plants on the Vjosa River is receiving further support. In an open letter to the country´s Minister of Energy and Industry, the Confederation of Albanian industries is calling for a moratorium on the construction ...
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During the roundtable with representatives of construction businesses, Association of constructors, representatives of central and local government, and experts. © V. Kabilli/EcoAlbania

Energy Efficiency brings together construction businesses and experts

On December 15th, 2017, EcoAlbania organized a roundtable on the topic “Energy efficiency in the buildings” with representatives from the construction business sector, Albanian Association of Constructors, representatives from central and local government, and experts. During this meeting discussions were ...
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At the meeting of the Standing Committee, Council of Europe Strasbourg: Ana Colovic-Lesoska (Eco-sense) presents the Mavrovo case © Aleksandra Bujaroska

Bern Convention: Macedonian government is urged to halt construction of hydropower plants in national park

Plans for 17 hydropower plants throughout Macedonia’s Mavrovo National Park must be immediately suspended, so the Standing Committee of the Bern Convention ruled at its annual meeting on December, 5-8. The Standing Committee emphasizes its special concerns with regard to ...
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Fëmijët i bashkohen lojës së energjisë. Foto: B.Guri/EcoAlbania

Energy Game with Tirana’s citizens

On December 6, 2017, the game “Let’s know more about energy” took place at “Rinia Park” in Tirana. Numerous citizens joined the awareness-raising game held by two organizations, EcoAlbania and EDEN Center. The game was designed in the form of ...
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