The voting process of the "Alb.Bio.Blitz” 2016 photo competition successfully was concluded. For the jury it incredibly difficult to choose for the best photo of this contest with "Albanian Green Belt”.
We are pleased to announce that the winner of this competition is Mr. Patrik Katona, with the photo of Meadow viper (Vipera ursinii), photo shoot one of the pearls of Albanian Green Belt, in Korab Koritnik Natural Park.
The aim of this photo contest with theme "Albanian Green Belt”, was to emphasize all biodiversity high values of this ecological belt. Albanian Green Belt it is considered the whole terrestrial national border with 720 km, this due to the past of Albania, which was an isolated country and in the border were prohibited activities that where related with the use of natural resources. As a consequence, our border mountain ridge has served as shelter of many Balkan flora and fauna species.
In addition, this belt it is made by a network of Protected Areas such as: Peizazh i Mbrojtur Lumi Buna-Velipojë, Parku Kombëtar Lugina e Valbonës, Parku Kombëtar i Thethit, Lumi i Gashit, parku Natyror Korab-Koritnik, Parku Kombëtar Shebenik-Jabllanicë, Peizazh i Mbrojtur Liqeni Pogradecit, Parku Kombëtar Prespë Parku Kombëtar Bredhi Drenovës, Monument Natyre Bredhi i Sotirës, Parku Kombëtar Butrintit.
Thanks to everyone who participated in this competition that highlights the high values of our nature.