Natural disasters and catastrophes can result in significant human and economic losses. Albania is frequently affected by natural and anthropogenic disasters, ranking 39th out of 171 countries according to the world risk report for 2017. Although most of these disasters cannot be prevented, there is a way to minimise risks, for example by distributing...Read more
Under the auspices of the H.E. Blendi Klosi, Minister of Tourism and Environment, REC team and its partners with the support of German Development Cooperation, presented the new Integrated Waste Management Strategy (2018-2033) for Albania. This document represents a comprehensive approach by reforming the waste management system in Albania in order to both meet EU vision on...Read more
Food safety for the protection and welfare of the population. Two-day training with representatives of the Civil Society for the Environment in Albania.
Food-borne diseases are a preventable and undervalued public health problem. These diseases are a burden on the health of the population and contribute significantly to the cost of health care. They also pose a major challenge to certain groups of people. Although one may be affected by a food illness, some people are at greater risk, such as children younger than 4, who have...Read more
Within the World Wetlands Day, the Regional Environment Center (REC) Albania, in cooperation with the Regional Administration of Protected Areas of Fier and Lezha, organized several activities with students and young civil society activists. The activities took place in two of the most important country's wetland ecosystems: Divjaka-Karavasta Lagoon and Kune-Vain...Read more
Providing a multi-dimensional education is not just an alternative that produces a more 'civil' society, but is also an important means of solving many of the problems we face today. Global-level environmental issues make environmental education and education for sustainable development (or ESD) key teaching components in both formal curricula and informal...Read more
Climate change is already affecting the world, including Albania. The heavy rainfall in Albania during the previous weekend is just one example of extreme weather events that are becoming more recurrent globally. This kind of intensive rainfall is likely to increase around this season for the upcoming years, while the rest of the year will stay dry, according to Ada Metaliu,...Read more
With the first snow blanket in Dajti National Park we echoed the International Mountain Day! Dajti n'Fest 2017 offered to Tirana citizens this weekend endless entertainment opportunities, while residents of the area had the chance to exhibit and sell their agri-food products. Music, road bike racing, hiking in a new trail, skydiving, ballooning, folk, rock climbing, were...Read more