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1. 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....

2. 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....

3. 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....

4. 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"....

5. 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....

6. 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....

7. 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. ...

8. 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....

9. 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...

10. 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...

11. 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....

12. 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...

13. Illegal poachers turn on police during incident

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/illegal-poachers-turn-on-police-during-incident

Two suspected illegal bird trappers in Cyprus were briefly detained last week, with reports suggesting one of them bullied a police officer who arrived on site where activists were reporting a crime in progress...

14. Beautiful pink flamingos have returned to the Larnaca salt lake

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/beautiful-pink-flamingos-have-returned-to-the-larnaca-salt-lake

The first flamingos arrived in the Aliki salt lake in Larnaca in search of food and warmer weather. They are the first group of beautiful pink visitors who have found refuge on Lake Aliki....

15. The 30th Auction of Greek and Cypriot Artworks

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/the-30th-auction-of-greek-and-cypriot-artworks

16. Spanish vultures arriving in Cyprus to help repopulate local species

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/spanish-vultures-arriving-in-cyprus-to-help-repopulate-local-species

In the coming days, the first vultures will arrive by plane from Spain, which will support the extremely reduced population of the species in Cyprus, according to an announcement by BirdLife Cyprus....

17. US food banks struggle to feed hungry amid surging prices

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/us-food-banks-struggle-to-feed-hungry-amid-surging-prices

U.S. food banks already dealing with increased demand from families sidelined by the pandemic now face a new challenge — surging food prices and supply chain issues walloping the nation....

18. Brutal poacher attack case heads to House committee

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/brutal-poacher-attack-heads-to-house-committee

A reported attack in rural Famagusta against a conservation activist, who told police he was assaulted by suspected illegal poachers in the dead of night, caught the attention of a House member who says she will raise the issue before the internal affairs committee...

19. Cyprus brings FBI to check mystery plane

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-brings-in-fbi-to-check-mystery-plane

FBI experts were in Cyprus heading to Paphos airport on Tuesday morning to inspect a mystery plane stored in a private hangar, following a UN report calling on inspections to be carried on the possibly-modified plane believed to have violated embargos in war-torn Libya...

20. 3,000 barrel oil spill off the coast of Southern California

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/3-000-barrel-oil-spill-off-the-coast-of-southern-california

A large oil spill off southern California has left behind dead fish, contaminated wetlands and birds stuck in the oil, with local officials talking about an environmental disaster....

21. A secret cave was found, sealed for 40,000 years

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/a-secret-cave-was-found-sealed-for-40-000-years

A cave that was sealed with sand for about 40,000 years was discovered at Vanguard Cave in Gibraltar...

22. Protected too late: US Officials report more than 20 extinctions

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/protected-too-late-us-officials-report-more-than-20-extinctions

The ivory-billed woodpecker, which birders have been seeking in the bayous of Arkansas, is gone forever, according to federal officials....

23. Mystery aircraft parked in Cyprus draws attention

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/mystery-aircraft-in-cyprus-draws-attention

UN experts are coming to Cyprus to inspect a possibly-modified plane believed to have been used in carrying forbidden cargo to Libya, but Cypriot air traffic control say they have no records of the aircraft landing on the island...

24. Paphos hunter fined 12,447 Euros

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/paphos-hunter-fined-12-447-euros

A hunter in Pegeia was fined €12,447 for hunting protected game, illegal hunting apparatus and hunting without a license....

25. Jewel readies trial cruise from Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/jewel-readies-trial-cruise-from-cyprus

The Jewel of the Seas is setting anchor in deep waters on Thursday just off Limassol, as the cruise ship prepares for an ultimate summer getaway from Cyprus for the first time ever...

26. Odyssey leaves Cyprus after Haifa cancelation

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/odyssey-leaves-cyprus-after-cancelation

Odyssey of the Seas sailed away from Cyprus on Tuesday after Royal Caribbean pulled the plug on operations out of Haifa, but Cypriot officials remain upbeat over cruise ships seeking a friendly port in Limassol...

27. Mystery over tied-up dead turtle in Limassol

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/mystery-over-tied-up-dead-turtle-in-limassol

Officials on Monday said they knew nothing about a sea turtle incident at Governor’s Beach, after a photo was posted online over the weekend showing a tied-up carcass on a rocky cliff by the water...

28. Cyprus’ famous pelican dies peacefully

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-famous-pelican-dies-peacefully

Cyprus’ famous pelican Kokos died of old age this week, after living a long and full life and only days before he was due to put smiles on thousands of visitors in Kato Paphos...

29. Activists say lead pellets threaten flamingos

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/activists-say-hunters-lead-pellets-threaten-flamingos

Conservationists in Cyprus are urging authorities to expand a hunting ban throughout a coastal salt lake network amid concerns that migrating flamingos could potentially swallow lethal quantities of lead shotgun pellets...

30. Flamingo rescued in Paralimni had been shot

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/flamingo-rescued-in-paralimni-had-been-shot

A Greater Flamingo that underwent surgery is said to be recuperating after it was found injured in Paralimni lake, with reports saying it lost an eye after being shot and it may never fly again...

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