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Youths from Albania, Bulgaria, fYRoM visit Axios

Young people, aged 15-25, from Greece, Albania, Bulgaria and fYRoM visited the Thessaloniki-area municipality of Axios, within the framework of the European programme “Youth in Action”.
Common problems, namely, environmental pollution, inadequate waste disposal sites, river pollution, uncontrolled hunting in protected areas as well as soil and water pollution by pesticides, were cited.
A total of 10 youths from the municipality of Sofia, 10 from the municipalities of Sarande and Gjirokaster and nine from the municipality of Skopje arrived in Thessaloniki on Sept. 20 for a series of contacts with young people active on environmental issues in the region of Axios. They also visited the Axios River Delta and were briefed on the cultivation of shellfish and rice.
In Thessaloniki, they had the opportunity to visit archaeological museums and sites and meet with local authorities.
(source: ana-mpa)

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