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Lake Ohrid, a European Galapagos and scene to millions of years of unique evolutionary history as recognized and protected by UNESCO, is under existential threat. Investors, who see the lake as an opportunity to make short-term profits at the expense of an unreplaceable wonderland of biodiversity, plan to construct a tourism complex on an integral marsh region named Studenchishta, one of the last wetland habitats in Macedonia and a life-support system for the ancient lake’s myriad creatures. 187 more words
Biological diversity in Studenchishta Swamp has been studied from different points of view, though it has never received the deserved attention despite the fact that it is part of the exceptional Ohrid Lake. 1,313 more words
According to the new plans for the urban block 17.1- Studenchishte Marsh, the entire Marsh area is now marked as a Mixed- Use zone. A new marina, luxury housing, kept parks and other buildings will replace the Marshes. 100 more words
1. When was the Ohrid SOS Citizens` Initiative established and what is its purpose?
The initiative Ohrid SOS was established by a group of concerned citizens following a public discussion about A Draft Report on the Strategic Environmental Assessment; Amendments to the General Urban Plan for Ohrid, which took place at the Municipality of Ohrid on January 16th 2015. 1,481 more words