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16 May, 2021
 

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Displaying results 1-14 of 14 matches for query biodiversity.

1. Cyprus aiming for full absorption of EU funds

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-aiming-for-full-absorption-of-eu-funds

Finance Minister Constantinos Petrides said Cyprus wants to achieve an absorption of 100% of the maximum of €968 million it could receive from the European structural and investment funds, but this requires that Cyprus invests in projects amounting to €1.8 billion....

2. KPMG survey shows biodiversity-related risk remains under-reported

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/kpmg-survey-shows-biodiversity-related-risk-remains-under-reported

While it is notable that 80% of the world’s 250 largest companies now report on sustainability, biodiversity-related risk remains significantly under-reported by the global business community...

3. 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. ...

4. Athalassa national park in troubled waters

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/athalassa-national-park-in-troubled-waters

State authorities are warning the public to avoid contact with the water at the lake in Athalassa National park, following reports of dead fish floating upside down at the surface...

5. 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....

6. Pandemic highlighted urgency of tackling climate challenges

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/pandemic-highlighted-urgency-of-tackling-climate-challenges

While the coronavirus crisis has highlighted our vulnerabilities as a globally connected society, the recognition of the need to stabilize our climate and protect biodiversity preceded the current crisis by many years, Wolfgang Cramer, Scientific Co-Director of the Mediterranean Institute of Marine and Terrestrial Biodiversity and Ecology (IMBE), said Friday....

7. Three new endangered monk seals born in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/three-new-endangered-monk-seals-born-last-year-in-cyprus

Three new births of the Mediterranean monk seal species (Monachus monachus), one of the most endangered mammals in the world and the only seal species in the Mediterranean, were recorded last year, the Agricultural Ministry announced on Friday....

8. Minister offers way out of turtle nesting debacle

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/minister-offers-way-out-of-turtle-nesting-debacle

Agriculture Minister Costas Kadis says he is ready to work with experts and communities in protecting sea turtle nesting areas in such a way that local residents could also benefit...

9. Lady’s Mile mired in controversy again

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/lady-s-mile-mired-in-controversy-again

Lady’s Mile Beach finds itself once again at the centre of controversy, with an upcoming concert in the balance due to environmental concerns and a businessman who is trying to get beach coolers banned...

10. Aristotle shows us the path Jeffrey Sachs says at Hubert Curien lecture in Nicosia

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/aristotle-shows-us-the-path-jeffrey-sachs-says-at-hubert-curien-lecture-in-nicosia

11. Green Sea Turtle rescued in Limassol returns to the sea

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/green-sea-turtle-rescued-in-limassol-returns-to-the-sea

12. Illegal bird trapping season begins with an arrest

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/illegal-bird-trapping-season-begins-with-an-arrest

Officials and activists team up once again to combat illegal bird trapping in Cyprus, with a recent arrest of a male suspect sending a message against complacency...

13. Environmental study holding up casino resort

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/environmental-study-holding-up-casino-resort

A potentially huge glitch has appeared just days ahead of the scheduled stone laying ceremony for the Cypriot casino resort, with an environmental impact assessment not yet in the clear and the company blaming the delay on British military interests...

14. Cyprus is 'dragging its feet' on nature protection

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/cyprus-is-dragging-its-feet-on-nature-protection

With regard to Cyprus, none of the 11 evaluation criteria received positive scores, with the great problem of the inadequate protection and management of the Natura 2000 sites ...

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