On a continent where most rivers are dammed, the Wasa River is a rare species. Fast, free-flowing and unaffected by pollution, it travels unimpeded 270 kilometers across Albania to the Adriatic Sea. They call it Europe’s “last wild river”.
This week, the Albanian government vowed to keep it that way. On Monday, she pledged to protect Vjosa and its tributaries by creating Europe’s first wild river national park. River Watch and other sports groups have been calling for …
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Original title: Albanian government pledges Vjosa National Park but no timeline given