Albania has seen massive deforestation by up to 50% since 1990. These are in fact outdated statistics. Albania is one of the world’s worst hit countries by deforestation. Woodlands covered 51% of its territory in 1990, reduced to 25% by 2010. NGOs estimate that less than 10% of Albania is covered by forest today, Balkan Insight reports.
By an overwhelming majority law makers imposed a ten year moratorium on logging for industrial purposes or export, but not for heating. The law against loggi...
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