The river Vjosa and the Balkan Lynx will be in focus of the presentations on June 10, 2016 in Zurich organized in cooperation with KORA and EuroNatur.



Albania’s nature is unique and one of the most important values of the country. Unfortunately, the environment of Albania is in danger.

Two experts will present their activities for the protection of the nature of the country.

  • Balkan lynx
    Only a few animals are still roaming through the Albanian mountains. The Swiss organization KORA is fighting for the preservation of these rare cats of pray.
    speaker: Manuela von Arx, KORA
  • Vjosa – Europe’s blue hart
    The river Vjosa in Southern Albania is one of the last natural streams of Europe – a gem threatend by hydropower plants.
    speaker: Theresa Schiller, EuroNatur (Germany)

Flyer (PDF)
Further information about the event
Swiss Radio SRF4 News about Vjosa river