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14 June, 2024
 

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1. Climate crisis, a health emergency

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/climate-crisis-a-health-emergency

On December 1, 2019, Ms. Kyriakides assumed the role of European Commissioner for Health and Food Safety....

2. Horse covered in blood bolts through Central London

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/horse-covered-in-blood-bolts-through-central-london

Central London was thrown into chaos today as a horse, spooked during a routine training exercise, bolted through the streets, triggering a dramatic stampede that left five people injured and several vehicles damaged. ...

3. Vet services under fire for neglecting uncontrolled dog imports

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/vet-services-under-fire-for-neglecting-uncontrolled-dog-imports

A scathing report by the Commissioner for Administration and Protection of Human Rights, Maria Stylianou-Lottidis, sheds light on the failure of Cyprus's Veterinary Services to tackle the issue of uncontrolled importation of dogs. ...

4. Netherlands makes history as the first country to wipe out stray dogs

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/netherlands-makes-history-as-the-first-country-to-wipe-out-stray-dogs

In a landmark achievement, the Netherlands has become the world's first country to eradicate the issue of stray dogs, setting a global benchmark in animal welfare practices. ...

5. Efforts underway to preserve native Cypriot cattle breed

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/efforts-underway-to-preserve-native-cypriot-cattle-breed

A collaborative effort among Cypriot stakeholders aims to revitalize the dwindling population of the native Cypriot cattle breed, which has faced endangerment since the mechanization of agriculture post-1960....

6. Cyprus' wetlands under threat

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-wetlands-under-threat

Kathimerini reporter Pavlos Neophytou delves into the critical challenges facing Cyprus' precious wetlands, where red alerts have recently been issued for the Achna dam and Larnaca salt ponds. ...

7. Vultures' feeding frenzy at Limassol restaurant sparks poisoning concerns

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/vultures-feeding-frenzy-at-limassol-restaurant-sparks-poisoning-concerns

In a peculiar dining affair at the Limnatis restaurant in Limassol, vultures and kites are emerging as avid patrons of ''fine dining,'' as per a statement from the Birdlife Cyprus, which posted a video from the scene....

8. Cyprus welcomes 15 griffon vultures in battle for survival

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-welcomes-15-griffon-vultures-in-battle-for-survival

In a renewed effort to save the endangered Cypriot Griffon Vulture, fifteen new arrivals from Spain landed in Cyprus in December....

9.  Farmer's donkey causes fire, lands him in court

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/farmer-s-donkey-causes-fire-lands-him-in-court

In a peculiar case currently under the scrutiny of the District Court of Famagusta, a 61-year-old farmer is grappling with legal consequences following a series of events set into motion by his donkey's misadventure....

10. Cracking down on exploitation: Farm raid exposes labor abuses

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cracking-down-on-exploitation-farm-raid-exposes-labor-abuses

In a collaborative effort, the Anti-Trafficking Bureau, YAM, and Ministry of Labour Inspection Department executed a court-authorized inspection at a 40-year-old man's animal farm in Nicosia yesterday....

11. Athens' Christmas cat show is back in town

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/athens-christmas-cat-show-is-back-in-town

Athens is set to become the epicenter of feline fascination as the highly anticipated cat festival returns to the Peristeri Exhibition Centre on December 2nd and 3rd....

12. Pig with Kevin Bacon's name sparks wild chase

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/pig-with-kevin-bacon-s-name-sparks-wild-chase

Actor Kevin Bacon found himself back in the news after a footloose runaway pig bearing his name was caught in an elaborate ruse....

13. Concerns arise over alleged poisoned bait tactics among Cyprus hunters

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/concerns-arise-over-alleged-poisoned-bait-tactics-among-cyprus-hunters

The Cyprus Animals Party has issued a statement expressing concern over reports of hunters allegedly deploying poisoned baits to obstruct fellow hunters from capturing hares. ...

14. Ministries unite to transform halloumi industry

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ministries-unite-to-transform-halloumi-industry

There is a need for order, mainly regarding the conduct of inspections but also other issues related to the production and distribution of halloumi cheese, the Ministry of Commerce and the Ministry of Agriculture are trying, with George Papanastasiou and Petros Xenofontos agreeing that the management of all issues concerning the product, should be transferred to one and only ministry. And this was deemed necessary, since halloumi is now a protected designation of origin....

15. Angels Pet Cemetery redefines pet farewell in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/angels-pet-cemetery-redefines-pet-farewell-in-cyprus

Angelos Petevinos, a devoted pet owner, found himself in a heart-wrenching situation a few years ago when his beloved dog, Sushi, fell seriously ill....

16. Animal welfare and permit disputes fuel tensions as bears remain in limbo

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/animal-welfare-and-permit-disputes-fuel-tensions-as-bears-remain-in-limbo

Menelaos Menelaus, commonly known as "Melios," has spoken out about the presence of two bears discovered on his premises, which used to operate as a zoo....

17. Two bears held illegally in Nicosia

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/two-bears-held-illegally-in-nicosia

Veterinary Service officials have uncovered a startling discovery at an establishment in Nicosia, revealing that two bears were being held in captivity without the required licenses. ...

18. Desperate battle against unyielding fires rages on

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/desperate-battle-against-unyielding-fires-rages-on

Greece is grappling with an ongoing state of fire as blazes continue to ravage several regions....

19. Over-70 victims of Maui fires identified

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/over-70-victims-of-maui-fires-identified

As the first victims of the fires that scorched Maui are identified by authorities and family members, an early pattern has emerged. Many who perished were over the age of 70....

20. Cyprus' vet services doles out feline coronavirus medications

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-vet-services-doles-out-feline-coronavirus-medications

Feline Infectious Peritonitis (FIP), a virus-induced ailment that exclusively affects cats, has raised concerns within the veterinary community. A particular strain of the coronavirus causes FIP, leading to a progressive illness that ultimately results in the cat's demise....

21. Unused human covid meds to combat peritonitis outbreak in cats

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/unused-human-covid-meds-to-combat-peritonitis-outbreak-in-cats

In an effort to address the rising cases of infectious feline peritonitis, the Cabinet, following an investigation by the Ministry of Agriculture, Rural Development, and the Environment, has decided to make available unused preparations previously used to treat human cases of coronavirus....

22. Experts confront the menace of feline coronavirus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/experts-confront-the-menace-of-feline-coronavirus

23. Fire tamed in Yiolou, but bittersweet news for dog shelter

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/fire-threatening-100-dogs-in-animal-shelter-in-yiolou

A fire broke out near the community of Yolou on Tuesday, endangering an animal shelter housing approximately 100 dogs. Citizens are now making desperate pleas for assistance to evacuate the area and save the vulnerable animals....

24. Man fined €120,000 for abandoning kittens

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/man-fined-€120-000-for-abandoning-kittens

A fine of 120,000 euros was imposed on a 76-year-old resident of Rhodes for abandoning four kittens inside a cardboard box....

25. Horse saved from deep pit in Italy

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/horse-saved-from-deep-pit-in-italy

In a remarkable rescue operation, a horse was saved from peril after being trapped in a deep pit in Lazio, central Italy....

26. The obstacles to being vegan in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/the-obstacles-of-being-vegan-in-cyprus

Have you ever thought about going vegan? The decision to adopt a vegan lifestyle goes beyond mere dietary choices....

27. From animal pens to vacation retreats: The illegal conversion of Akamas shelters

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/from-animal-pens-to-vacation-retreats-the-illegal-conversion-of-akamas-shelters

Several months prior to the scheduled implementation of the Akamas plan, stone buildings are emerging in the heart of the forest, completely unrelated to livestock housing, which abounds in the surrounding area. ...

28. USA: AI chatbots may deepen loneliness crisis

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/usa-ai-chatbots-may-deepen-loneliness-crisis

The United States is grappling with a loneliness crisis that has been further exacerbated by the isolation brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic....

29. From chocolate bunnies to souvla

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/from-chocolate-bunnies-to-souvla

As an American Roman Catholic, I thought I had the whole Easter celebration thing down pat. I mean, I grew up with the Easter bunny and chocolate eggs, and I knew all about the Stations of the Cross and Good Friday services. ...

30. Bunny with a badge: Rabbit joins police force in California

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/bunny-with-a-badge-rabbit-joins-police-force-in-california

The Yuba City Police Department in northern California includes a SWAT team, an anti-gang unit, a canine unit with three active dogs — and a rabbit....

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