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Battling to ‘replant’ Albania’s threatened marine forests

By AFP
25 September 2021   |   10:07 am
Warming sea temperatures, pollution and dynamite fishing are causing Adriatic marine forests to disappear, a worrying trend which prompted Albanian experts to join a Mediterranean programme to restore them with 'good algaes'.

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