The European Parliament in its draft resolution on Albania's progress towards the EU in 2014 has called on Tirana to reconsider plans for the construction of hydropower plants in the country's protected areas, including the current building of a plant on the Lengarica River in the south, citing environmental concerns.
BELGRADE - An exhibition on contemporary green building technologies will be opened at the International Building Trade Fair in Belgrade starting from Wednesday until April 19.
The largest Train-Bicycle Ride in Greece kicks off at 6 p.m. on Sunday at Thessaloniki Railway. Participants will load their bikes onto the train and head to Methoriako Station (Vyroneia Serron) for a ride to Kerkini Lake.
The event is aimed at promoting cycling as an alternative form of travel. Cost of participation is at 10 euros.
The Empire State Building dimmed its lights and the Eiffel Tower went dark March 28 as iconic landmarks across the world observed Earth Hour, the global climate change awareness campaign.
The usually glittering nighttime majesty of the Empire State Building was set to "faint sparkle" in New York, while theaters on Broadway also toned down the neon.
Bulgarians and people around the world are preparing to observe the global initiative Earth Hour by switching off their lights for one hour on Saturday.
The Earth Hour is a worldwide movement for protection of the environment and raising awareness for the dangers of climate change, organised by the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF).
Citizens, organizations, companies, public institutions and cultural centers all over Romania are expected on March 28 to join in the country's seventh edition of Earth Hour celebrations, the largest ever voluntary environmental movement, WWF-Romania announced.
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