The 20 best birds of Belgrade and where to find them

10,000 Birds

White-tailed Eagle breeds along large rivers, wherever water mingles with forest. Several pairs have chosen the Albania Palace, a high-rise at Terazije St. Eurasian Scops Owl is a bird of open forests and scattered trees, parks, orchards, abandoned houses, etc.

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Welcome to the Blue Heart of Europe

Conservancy Talk

Pristine beaches can be found a short distance from karst meadows, lakes and mountains blanketed in mixed forests of beech, black pine, oak, walnut and maple. What would become an irrigation ditch or canal in Austria or the United States was to remain a stream in Albania or Montenegro.

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There’s a bear! There’s a bear!

10,000 Birds

This September I found myself on a bear tracking tour organised by Natural Greece in the prime bear habitat of the Pindos range – the southernmost bear country in Europe, heading for the 2,520 m / 8,270 ft high Gramos Mountain along the border with Albania.

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Birding Gatsby Country

10,000 Birds

Long Island is a land of many stereotypes, yet “forests full of mysterious ruins” is not really one of them. In 1951, King Zog I, the exiled ruler of Albania ( I am making not a word of this up ) bought an estate called Knollwood in Muttontown. Today the Muttontown Preserve is a combination of tangled second-growth forest and open fields, suitable breeding habitat for a wide variety of beloved bird species.

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UN Launches Climate Change Resilience Project In Western Balkans, Turkey

Green Prophet

Turkey and its Balkan neighbors are already hit often by natural disasters — earthquakes , floods , flash frosts and heat waves, droughts, and forest fires.

Prespa Lakes National Park, Greece: the largest Dalmatian Pelican colony in the world

10,000 Birds

The Prespa Lakes National Park in Greece is well hidden among the mountains at the triple border with Albania in the west and the FYRO Macedonia in the north. Watering hole in lichen-bearded oak forest of Mt. In the afternoon I headed towards the village of Laimos for the triangle of bean fields bordered by the riparian forest of willows, poplars and Silver Birch , a rare tree so far south.

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Island Nations can fight Climate Genocide with Carbon Debt & Carbon Credit Analysis

Green Blog

It should be noted that this is a big under-estimate of Historical Carbon Debt because it is based solely on fossil fuel-derived CO2 and ignores that due to other GHGs, cement manufacture and de-forestation. At the 2011 Durban Climate Conference the US, with the help of its climate criminal lackeys Australia and Canada, again succeeded in preventing requisite international climate change action.