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Albania – Shqipëri

ECOREGIONS OF ALBANIA

ALBANIA

Ecoregions
Dinaric Mountains mixed forests, Balkan mixed forests
Illyrian deciduous forests, Pindus Mountains mixed forests

Biomes
(Mediterranean forests, woodlands, and scrub) (Palearctic realm)(Temperate broadleaf and mixed forest) (Palearctic realm).



Dinaric Mountains mixed forests ecoregion (Temperate broadleaf and mixed forest Biome)

Tonbul, S., Ekinci, D. and Ozder, A., 2013, July. THE INFLUENCE OF PHYSICAL GEOGRAPHIC FEATURES IN ALBANIA ON HUMAN, CULTURE AND SPATIAL. International Balkan Annual Conference.

Balkan mixed forests ecoregion (Temperate broadleaf and mixed forest -Biome) & (Palearctic realm)

Arc D. Balkans Environment Outlook (DABEO). Proposal on the.

Illyrian deciduous forests ecoregion (Mediterranean forests, woodlands, and scrub biome) & (Palearctic realm)

Valavanidis A, Vlachogianni T. Ecosystems and biodiversity hotspots in the Mediterranean basin threats and conservation efforts. Sci Adv Environ Toxicol Ecotoxicol. 2011

Pindus Mountains mixed forests ecoregion (Mediterranean forests, woodlands, and scrub biome) & (Palearctic realm)

Andrássy I. Free-living nematodes from Albania, including the description of three new species. Nematologia mediterranea. 2009 Jun

Wolves in National Parks, Forests and Nature Reserves of Albania
Butrint National Park (Albanian: Parku Kombëtar i Butrintit)
Llogara National Park (Albanian: Parku Kombëtar i Llogarasë)
Shebenik-Jabllanicë National Park (Albanian: Parku Kombëtar Shebenik-Jabllanicë)
Prespa National Park (Albanian: Parku Kombëtar i Prespës)
Theth National Park (Albanian: Parku Kombëtar i Thethit)
Valbona Valley National Park (Albanian: Parku Kombëtar i Luginës së Valbonës)
Tomorr Mt National Park (Albanian: Parku Kombëtar i Malit te Tomorrit)
Lurë-Dejës Mt National Park (Albanian: Parku Kombëtar Lurë-Mali i Dejës)
Dajti National Park (Albanian: Parku Kombëtar i Malit te Dajtit)
Fir of Hotovë-Dangelli National Park (Albanian: Parku Kombëtar “Bredhi i Hotovës-Dangëlli”)
Qafë-Shtamë National Park (also Qafshtame) (Albanian: Parku Kombëtar i Qafë Shtamës)
Gashi RiverNature Reserve (Albanian: Lumi i Gashit)
Korab-Koritnik Nature Park (Albanian: Parku Natyror i Korab-Koritnikut)
Nikaj-Mërtur Regional Nature Park (Albanian: Parku Natyror Rajonal Nikaj-Mërtur)
Mali me Gropa-Bizë-Martanesh Protected Landscape (Albanian: Peizazhin e Mbrojtur Mali me Gropa-Bizë-Martanesh)
Guri i Nikës Resource Reserve (Albanian: Reserva Natyror i Gurit të Nikës)
=Ohrid-Prespa Transboundary Biosphere Reserve (Macedonian: Прекуграничен биосферен резерват „Охрид-Преспа“, Albanian: Oher – Prespe, Rezerve Ndërkufitare Biosfere)

Gray Wolf (Canis lupus)
Eurasian Wolf (Canis lupus lupus)
Common Wolf
Ujku (Albanian)

Population Statistics [unknown; 250+]
Statistikat e Popullsisë

Legal Status; Legally protected.
Status Ligjor;

Resources
Burime
Albania Ministry of Environment
Ministria E Mjedisit

Albania Initiative European large carnivores (LCIE)

Organizations
Organizatat
ASPBM – Albanian Society for Protection of Birds & Mammals, (Tirana, Albania)
Shoqata Shqiptare për Mbrojtjen e Shpendëve dhe Gjitarëve (SHMSHGJ)
Protection and Preservation of Natural Environment in Albania (PPNEA)
Albanian Ornithological Society (AOS)
International Wolf Center – Albania

Albanian News Resources & Publications
Burimet e Lajmeve dhe Publikime
(Search Term – ujqërit gri në Shqipëri)
Agencia Kombëtare e Lajmeve

LATEST ALBANIA NEWS
Shumica e Lajmeve të Fundit Shqiptare
LATEST EUROPEAN NEWS

Wolf and Wildlife News from Albania – Shqipëri

Journal Articles

Status and threats of large carnivores (bear, wolf and lynx) in Albania, Zamir Dedej, Aleksandër Trajçe PPNEA 2018 Nov

The gentleman, the vagabonds and the stranger: cultural representations of large carnivores in Albania and their implications for conservation. Trajce, A., 2017

STRENGTHENING NATIONAL CAPACITY IN NATURE PROTECTION –PREPARATION FOR NATURA 2000 NETWORKINITIAL ASSESSMENT OF PROTECTED AREAS IN ALBANIA USING THE MANAGEMENT EFFECTIVENESS TRACKING TOOL Oliver Avramoski, Boris Erg, Tomasz Pezold, 2016

Identifying and understanding the patterns and processes of forest cover change in Albania and Kosovo. Laze K. 2014

Bego F, Malltezi J, Kola R, Zotaj A, Bino T. BIODIVERSITY OF BUTRINT NATIONAL PARK, UNESCO AND RAMSAR SITE: ITS STATUS, THREATS AND PRIORITY NEEDS FOR CONSERVATION.

Targeted rabies surveillance in wild carnivores in Albania. Korro K, Berxholi K, Klima L, Keci R, Qafmolla L, Bizhga B. Rabies Bulletin Europe. 2009

Conflicts between lynx, other large carnivores, and humans in Macedonia and Albania.  Keçi, E., Trajçe, A., Mersini, K., Bego, F., Ivanov, G., Melovski, D., Stojanov, A., Breitenmoser, U., VonArx, M., Schwaderer, G. and Spangenberg, A., 2008. In Proceedings of the III congress of ecologists of the Republic of Macedonia with international participation (06–09.10. 2007)

On the status and distribution of the large carnivores (Mammalia: Carnivora) in Albania. Bego, F., 2000. 

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