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1. Endangered Mediterranean Monk population marks record jump

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/endangered-mediterranean-monk-population-marks-record-jump

The local population of the endangered Mediterranean Monk (monachus monachus) seal has seen a significant increase as a result of the protection measures being implemented over the past years, Environment Minister Costas Kadis said Thursday....

2. Trained cops but no animal police in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/trained-cops-but-no-animal-police-in-cyprus

A new law in Cyprus will provide for up to ten police officers to be trained on handling animal cases, with critics accusing the government of failing to deliver on its promise to create a proper animal police...

3. Cypriot army to feed animals with leftovers

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-army-to-feed-animals-with-leftovers

The Animal Party Cyprus says the National Guard has agreed to reduce food waste by saving leftovers for Cyprus’ animal shelters...

4. Travel categories of SMS system that returns Sunday

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/travel-categories-of-sms-system-that-returns-sunday

The SMS system that Cyprus was happy to be rid of in late spring last year will be returning on Sunday as the island grapples with the rampant spread of coronavirus that has left the healthcare system increasingly burdened....

5. Over 200,000 tonnes of plastic leaking into the Mediterranean each year

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/over-200-000-tonnes-of-plastic-leaking-into-the-mediterranean-each-year

A new IUCN (International Union for Conservation of Nature) report finds that an estimated 229,000 tonnes of plastic is leaking into the Mediterranean Sea every year, equivalent to over 500 shipping containers each day. Unless significant measures are taken to address mismanaged waste, the main source of the leakage, this will at least double by 2040. ...

6. MPs put foot down over farm animals in pet list

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/mps-put-foot-down-over-farm-animals-in-pet-list

As Cyprus scrambles to draw up a list of animals permitted to be sold at pet shops, and by extension which pets the public can keep at home, the parliamentary environment committee is pushing for certain farm animals, such as donkeys, horses, pigs, and sheep, which are currently included in the list, to be available for purchase only in appropriate circumstances....

7. Endangered bird species shot to the ground in Meneou

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/endangered-bird-species-shot-to-the-ground-in-meneou

BirdLife Cyprus raised the alarm earlier this week after dozens of birds, such as European bee-eaters, swallows, and other endangered bird species, fell from the skies over the weekend after shots were fired from Meneou’s Lake Soros area....

8. Minister disfavors jail for Paralimni offenders

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/minister-favours-alternatives-for-paralimni-offenders

Justice Minister Emily Yiolitis has weighed in on reported incidents of animal abuse during a shocking Paralimni school prank, saying she is in favour of juvenile offenders doing community service at an animal shelter...

9. Search still on for school prank instigators

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/search-still-on-for-school-prank-instigators

Police are still trying to identify a number of suspects in an animal cruelty case in Paralimni, while at least 20 students reportedly have admitted they played a role in the school prank...

10. Tips trickle in on Paralimni school pranksters

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/tips-trickle-in-on-paralimni-school-pranksters

Police are learning valuable information that could crack wide open a shocking school prank in Paralimni, where animals were killed during a battlefield-style back-to-school display, but investigators say they want a larger pool of witnesses before they can identify perpetrators or even say whether non-students had been involved...

11. Multiple offences in Paralimni school prank

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/multiple-offences-in-paralimni-school-prank

Police have launched an investigation into a high school prank in Paralimni where animals were abused and/or slaughtered in front of cheering teens but also teachers and shocked schoolmates who were reduced to tears...

12. Animals abused during battlefield school prank

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/animals-abused-during-battlefield-school-prank

Shocking reports of animal cruelty at Paralimni High School emerged on Monday, during a series of high school senior pranks that took place in many towns to mark first day of classes...

13. Two horses put down after Sunday's accident

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/two-horses-put-down-after-sunday-s-accident

Two horses were euthanized following an accident at Agios Dhometios racetrack on Sunday, with police saying they were investigating a work-related incident...

14. Horses injured at Nicosia racetrack

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/horses-injured-at-nicosia-racetrack

Police say they are investigating a work-related accident at Agios Dhometios racetrack, where a number of jockeys and horses were injured during a Sunday race...

15. Horses can also splash around at dog beaches (VIDEO)

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/horses-can-also-splash-around-at-dog-beaches-video

In addition to dogs, horses can also be taken for a short swim at designated dog beaches across the island....

16. Hijab and kosher end up in report on Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/hijab-and-kosher-end-up-in-report-on-cyprus

A State Department report has called out Cyprus on matters of religious freedom, following a number of stories in the media including the right to wear hijab in school, kosher laws, and access to religious sites...

17. EU bird populations on decline for decades, Eurostat shows

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-bird-populations-have-been-declining-for-decades-eurostat-shows

Bird populations in the EU have been declining for several decades, data released by Eurostat on Friday, that marked World Environment Day, showed....

18. Cute lion cubs in Paphos steal show [VIDEO]

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cute-lion-cubs-in-paphos-steal-show

A video shows two new white lion cubs sheltering in place without a care in the world during lockdown in Cyprus...

19. Man charged in Rottie death in Limassol

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/man-charged-in-rottie-death-in-limassol

Police are investigating the death of a Rottweiler days after she was found injured inside a trash can in Limassol, while a local man has been charged in connection with the case...

20. WHO: Coronavirus likely of bat origin, no sign of lab production

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/who-coronavirus-likely-of-bat-origin-no-sign-of-lab-production

The World Health Organization (WHO) said on Tuesday that all available evidence suggests the novel coronavirus originated in animals in China late last year and was not manipulated or produced in a laboratory....

21. Bill sparks kosher debate in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/bill-sparks-kosher-debate-in-cyprus

Animal rights advocates are up in arms over a new government bill that would allow slaughterhouses in the Republic of Cyprus to incorporate kosher rituals, a procedure described by animal rights activists as inhumane...

22. No suspects in dog mass grave

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/no-suspects-in-dog-mass-grave

Police say they have no suspects yet in connection with a mass grave of dog carcasses that was discovered last month in rural Nicosia...

23. Food products imported from China safe for consumers

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/food-products-imported-from-china-safe-for-consumers

Scientific evidence obtained so far from European bodies and the WHO show that food products imported from China do not pose a health risk to EU citizens and by extension Cypriot consumers....

24. Sir Paul Nurse: Fighting cancer through the cell cycle

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/sir-paul-nurse-fighting-cancer-through-the-cell-cycle

Holder of the 2001 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine, Sir Paul Nurse, visited the island last week where he participated as the honorary speaker in the 4th Lecture of Academic Excellence organized by the Cyprus School of Molecular Medicine and the Cyprus Institute of Neurology and Genetics. His lecture, entitled ‘Control of the Cell Cyle’, delved into the depths of the research which had led to his prestigious Nobel prize....

25. European Commission to stamp out illegal pet trade

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/european-commission-to-stamp-out-illegal-pet-trade

The European Commission will boost efforts to stamp out the illegal trade in pets, particularly cats and dogs, in the EU, the Commissioner for Health and Food Safety, Stella Kyriakides said....

26. China scientists identify pangolin as possible coronavirus host

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/china-scientists-identify-pangolin-as-possible-coronavirus-host

The deadly coronavirus outbreak in China could have spread from bats to humans through the illegal traffic of pangolins, the world’s only scaly mammals, which are prized in Asia for food and medicine, Chinese researchers said....

27. More flamingos in near-death condition, Animal Party says

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/more-flamingos-in-near-death-condition-animal-party-says

The Animal Party called on Interior Minister Nicos Nouris to take action for the protection of the Larnaca Salt Lake flamingos which continue to be at risk, expressing strong concern over a statement made by the Director of the Game and Fauna service who seems to have said “so what if some out of so many thousands die?”...

28. Ayia Napa rape accuser speaks out

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ayia-napa-rape-accuser-speaks-out

The 19-year-old British girl, who was convicted of lying to police after she said she was raped last year in Ayia Napa, says her attackers behaved like animals...

29. Deadly earthquake jolts eastern Turkey

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/deadly-earthquake-jolts-eastern-turkey

A powerful earthquake struck eastern Turkey on Friday, killing at least 20 people and collapsing buildings in affected towns near the center of the tremor, which was strong enough to be felt in several neighboring countries...

30. Cypriot dog charms Bristol neighbours

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-dog-charms-bristol-neighbours

A kind gesture by four flatmates in England, whose landlord wouldn’t allow pets, paid off big time after they wrote a letter to complete strangers asking if they could spend time with their dog...

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