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Albania

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National Celebrations

 
  Monitoring and Conservation of Important Sea Turtle Feeding Grounds in Albania
In 2008, a local organization called the Albanian Herpetofauna Society-H.A.S, in collaboration with The Mediterranean Association to Save the Sea Turtles-MEDASSET started a conservation project in the Drini Bay and the Patoku Lagoon, in Albania. The three-year Project called “Monitoring and Conservation of Important Sea Turtle Feeding Grounds in the Patok Area of Albania 2008-2010” aims to contribute to sea turtle and habitat conservation, population dynamics, migratory routes monitoring, capacity building, environmental education and awareness-raising in Albania.