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1. In a first for Cyprus, a €21.000 fine was imposed for bird poisoning

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/in-a-first-for-cyprus-a-€21-000-fine-was-imposed-for-bird-poisoning

For the first time in Cyprus, a €21,000 fine has been imposed for using poisoned bait to kill wild birds....

2. Spectators delight over starlings flocking to Lake Oroklini (video)

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/spectators-delight-over-starlings-flocking-to-lake-oroklini

Starlings have flocked to Lake Oroklini in the Larnaca district, offering breathtaking images of their formations before sunset....

3. Health Ministry calling on public to avail of free flu shots

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/health-ministry-calling-on-public-to-avail-of-free-flu-shots

Cyprus’ Ministry of Health, calls on members of the public, regardless of age, or if they belong to a high-risk group, to contact their GP for a flu vaccine for free, in a bid to reduce pressure on the healthcare system....

4. 105 bird poachers convicted in 2022

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/105-bird-poachers-convicted-in-2022

The Committee Against Bird Slaughter (CABS) has contributed to the arrest and conviction of a total of 105 poachers in 2022, following the arrest of three hunters in the last days of the year....

5. Where you can't go in 2023 and why

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/where-you-can-t-go-in-2023-and-why

Travelers from all over the world are expected to take their vengeance for two years in prison in 2023, as they can now take their dream vacation to any part of the world they want, with no restrictions....

6. Nineteen in the clear after bird flu scare in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nineteen-in-the-clear-after-bird-flu-scare-in-cyprus

A total of nineteen people in Cyprus who were exposed last month to cases of birds infected with Avian Influenza virus were said to be in the clear, with health officials saying nobody developed any symptoms...

7. One million Britons 'at risk of becoming homeless'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/one-million-britons-at-risk-of-becoming-homeless

Lord John Bird, the founder of Britain's street newspaper The Big Issue, has stated that a million, if not more, people in the country are at risk of falling into poverty and becoming homeless because they are unable to pay their rent or mortgage....

8. Bird flu: 'No reason to panic', says Minister

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/health-minister-no-reason-to-panic

There is no reason to panic, the situation is manageable and all the protocols of the Health and Agriculture Ministries have been implemented from the first moment for the avian flu cases detected in Famagusta district, said the Minister of Health, Michalis Hadjipantela, after his meeting on Wednesday with the competent authorities on the matter....

9. Cyprus takes no chances after cases of bird flu

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-reports-first-human-cases-of-bird-flu

Health officials in the Republic of Cyprus remain on alert after cases of avian flu have been detected on the island, where two private farm owners are self-monitoring and about a thousand birds are to be killed out of an abundance of caution...

10. 32nd Auction Sale by Psatharis

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/32nd-auction-sale-by-psatharis

Once again, the Psatharis Auction House has collected a rich group of artworks that will be presented at the Kleopatra Hotel from November 28th to 30th as part of the 32nd auction. The collection includes over 130 works by Cypriot and Greek artists and a remarkable selection of maps of Cyprus....

11. Bird activists in Cyprus stand ground after video incident

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/bird-activists-in-cyprus-stand-ground-after-video-incident

The Committee Against Bird Slaughter in Cyprus says organized hunters were misleading the public over an incident last week, saying an activist caught on video and accused of harassing them was in fact waiting for authorities after having called in an illegal activity...

12. What is causing the egg shortage?

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/what-is-causing-the-egg-shortage

Andreas Hadjiadamos, executive secretary of the supermarket association, and Marios Antoniou, secretary general of the Pancyprian retail association, both appeared reassuring about market egg shortages....

13. Kingfisher rescued and released back into the wild in Akrotiri

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/kingfisher-rescued-and-released-back-into-the-wild-in-akrotiri

Akrotiri Environmental and Education Centre (AEEC) staff and members of the Republic of Cyprus Game and Fauna Service have released a Kingfisher back into the wild after it was successfully rehabilitated after being found suffering from exhaustion....

14. 70% less wildlife in the world in less than half a century

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/70-less-wildlife-in-the-world-in-less-than-half-a-century

The World Wildlife Fund (WWF) reported a steep decline in the world's wildlife population in a report released last Thursday. The figures show a 69% drop from 1970 to 2018, a drop of less than half a century....

15. Limassol are you ready? Nostalgia Halloween Party on Saturday 29/10 at Limassol AGORA

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/limassol-are-you-ready-nostalgia-halloween-party-on-saturday-29-10-at-limassol-agora

Following the great success of last year’s Limassol Nostalgia Halloween Party held at Limassol AGORA, the upcoming mega party repeat on Saturday 29/10 is the place to be for all Halloween buffs and not only....

16. Cyprus is bursting, like a fat guy out of his leotard

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/op-ed-cyprus-is-bursting-like-a-fat-guy-out-of-his-leotard

Cyprus’ changing demographics are causing havoc to the real estate market, accentuating socio-economic imbalances and creating polarised communities. A bit dramatic? Let’s see....

17. World Animal Day: The importance of animals in our lives

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/world-animal-day-the-importance-of-animals-in-our-lives

October 4 was designated World Animal Day because it coincides with the feast of St. Francis of Assisi, who has been proclaimed by the Catholic Church as the patron saint of animals and nature. It was first celebrated in 1931 at a conference of environmentalists in Florence, as a way of raising public and scientific awareness of endangered animals. Since then, the feast day has expanded to include all species of the animal kingdom....

18. Spain donates more vultures to Cyprus in an attempt to repopulate the species

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/spain-donates-more-vultures-to-cyprus-in-an-attempt-to-repopulate-the-species

A total of 15 vultures were recently released into the wild in an attempt to save the species, which is in danger of extinction due to poisoned baits....

19. 186 year old landmark zoo in Bristol finally closes its doors

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/186-year-old-landmark-zoo-in-bristol-finally-closes-its-doors

One of the oldest zoos in the world, Bristol Zoo, closed its doors after 186 years of operation on September 3rd as its guests have been moved to a new site....

20. Non-endemic bird the first of its kind in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/non-endemic-bird-the-first-of-its-kind-in-cyprus

The Cyprus Rare Birds Committee confirmed the Akrotiri Environmental and Education Centre's record of an African Desert Warbler, on April 19 last year, and accepted and officially recognized it as the first of its species in Cyprus....

21. New rules to slash pesticide use in the EU by 50%

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/new-rules-to-slash-pesticide-use-in-the-eu-by-50

The European Commission proposed on Wednesday legally binding targets to halve the use of chemical pesticides and restore nature across the EU, in an attempt to better protect health and recover plunging wildlife populations....

22. The Scorpions are coming to Cyprus in July!

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/the-scorpions-are-coming-to-cyprus-in-july

The legendary rock band Scorpions will be performing at Tsirio stadium, in Limassol on Tuesday, July 12, 2022. In honor of the release of their first album 50 years ago, the band is on a world tour promoting the release of their new album "Rock Believer"....

23. Millionaire flies Ukrainians to Switzerland

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/millionaire-flies-ukrainians-to-switzerland

Clutching her baby to her breast, Alona Shevchenko's eyes well up with tears as the plane lifts off from Krakow....

24. With rings breaking from block of ice, Olympic Games ceremony begins

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/with-rings-breaking-from-block-of-ice-olympic-games-ceremony-begins

The opening ceremony of the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics kicked off on Friday night, the culmination of preparations beset by the Covid-19 pandemic and criticism over human rights in China that led several countries to mount a diplomatic boycott....

25. Yet another flamingo dead from ingesting shrapnel

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/yet-another-flamingo-dead-from-ingesting-shrapnel

Another flamingo has died from shrapnel found in a lake in Paralimni. ...

26. Minthis wins Leading Golf Sustainability Award

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/minthis-wins-leading-golf-sustainability-award

Minthis Golf Club has demonstrated its groundbreaking work in sustainability, not only in Cyprus but worldwide, with the most prestigious honour in the golf travel industry: The 2021 IAGTO Award for Outstanding Contribution to Sustainability....

27. Pink flamingos show dance moves in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/pink-flamingos-show-dance-moves-in-cyprus

A video clip showing pink flamingos in moments of intense courtship has gone viral in Cyprus, following up on a photo that showed eager males trying to impress a single female during mating season...

28. Bird activists speak out after car bomb goes off

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/bird-activists-speak-out-after-car-bomb-goes-off

A car bomb went off in Larnaca on Sunday with the conservationist owners of the vehicle calling on Cypriot authorities to rein in criminal activity just days after the group published information about a man suspected to be an illegal poacher...

29. A 79-year-old man from Devon is the first rare case of bird flu in humans in Britain

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/a-79-year-old-man-from-devon-is-the-first-rare-case-of-bird-flu-in-humans-in-britain

Alan Gosling, 79, of Devon, is the first person in the UK to become infected with the bird flu. It is the first-ever human case of bird flu recorded in Britain....

30. Powerful message for wildlife after flamingo rescue

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/powerful-message-for-wildlife-after-flamingo-rescue

Members of the Chinese community in Cyprus have a powerful message in support of wildlife this week, after a student notified authorities about a trapped pink flamingo in Larnaca’s Salt Lake...

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