Bird paradise in Montenegro now safe from developers
By Lisa Benedetti, Wed, 22/04/2015 – 10:42
In a country where people flock to the seaside in waves in summer, it’s not surprising that developers had big dollar signs in their eyes when looking at the picturesque salt flats of Ulcinj Salina in Montenegro.
These coastal wetlands, which for centuries have been one of the most important areas along the eastern Adriatic for many bird species, have been coveted by developers. They tried to turn the area into a tourism haven, but years of campaigning by the Centre for Protection and Research of Birds (CZIP) and partner organizations have recently stopped this. We can thankfully now say that this special place is out of danger as it is in the process of being…
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