Europe's last 'wild river' is now a protected national park

The Vjosa River in Albania, which has been declared a national park.

The Vjosa River is home to around 1,000 species, including the critically endangered European eel. Image: REUTERS/Florion Goga

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A general view of Vjosa river, which environmentalists call 'the last wild river in Europe', in Bylis, Albania.
Building will not be allowed on the Vjosa River following the national park ruling. Image: REUTERS/Florion Goga
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