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Macedonia's plans to develop Europe's oldest lake opposed

Unesco has urged the Macedonian government to urgently assess the potential cumulative damage from its development proposals for the Ohrid lake, which is home to over 200 species of flora and fauna found nowhere else in the world.

Ohrid, Macedonia

A FISHING boat glides across the shimmering surface of Europe's oldest lake, a haven of biodiversity and a Unesco World Heritage Site - one that conservationists warn faces multiple development threats.

Lake Ohrid, which straddles the mountainous border of...

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