Kosovo has stunning natural beauty, and a few intrepid tourists are starting to discover the appeal of its mountains, gorges and valleys.

But it’s threatened by ignorance, short-termism and an astonishing enthusiasm for plastic bags.

The Ideas Partnership works to promote greater understanding and respect for the natural environment, projects – like these environmentally-friendly cloth bags – to help improve the situation, and sustainable tourism (look at some of these places) as a way of benefiting more wisely from rare and fragile beauty. Another of our initiatives was the Sustainable Living in Prishtina website