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Lake Skadar

Photo: UNDP, Blyde River Canyon Sunset

Developing story: SOS from activists warning of development threatening the environmental integrity of Europe’s Lake Skadar.

Background

Lake Skadar is a freshwater lake on the borders of Albania and Montenegro. On the Montenegro side, the lake (Skadarsko Jezero) has been a protected national park since 1983, was added in 1996, to the World’s List of Wetlands of International Importance by the Ramsar Convention. In 2011 the lake was formally nominated for UNESCO heritage status.

Key Links

http://skadarlake.orghttps://twitter.com/saveskadarlake
https://www.change.org/p/government-of-montenegro-save-skadar-lake-last-european-wilderness
https://www.protectedplanet.net/134952

Wiki

Lake Skadar

Official Record for Skadarsko Jezero (Lake Skadar)

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