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Uploaded on Tuesday 21 Feb 2012
Protected areas and conservation hotspots in Albania
Philippe Rekacewicz, UNEP/GRID-Arendal
The graphic shows the protected areas of Albania, the proposed areas for protection and areas with endangered species. Albania is well known for its high diversity of ecosystems and habitats. Within its territory there are maritime ecosystems, coastal zones, lakes, rivers, evergreen and broadleaf bushes, broadleaf forests, pine forests, alpine and sub-alpine pastures and meadows, and high mountain ecosystems. It is rich in forest and pasture resources.