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1. Little penguins dwindle to 120 amid port development threats

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/little-penguins-dwindle-to-120-amid-port-development-threats

A once-thriving population of little penguins on a tourist island off Perth’s coast has plummeted to no more than 120 birds, with plans to build a container port in nearby foraging grounds further threatening the survival of the colony....

2. Polar bears stranded on land as sea ice vanishes

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/polar-bears-stranded-on-land-as-sea-ice-vanishes

If you’ve ever wanted to experience a day in the life of a polar bear, you’re in luck. ...

3. Over 400,000 songbirds killed in Cyprus and sold for delicacy

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/over-400-000-songbirds-killed-in-cyprus-and-sold-for-delicacy

A recent report reveals a disturbing surge in wildlife crime in Cyprus, where over 400,000 songbirds were trapped and killed last autumn....

4. 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. ...

5. How Trademarks Empower Businesses in the Digital Era

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/how-trademarks-empower-businesses-in-the-digital-era

In the digital era, registering trademarks is of paramount importance, especially for small businesses and new entrepreneurs, as they play a crucial role in protecting a company’s brand and intellectual property....

6. UK's tallest bird, cranes, thrive with 80 pairs

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/uk-s-tallest-bird-cranes-thrive-with-80-pairs

In a remarkable resurgence, Britain's tallest bird, the crane, has notched up its highest breeding figures since their disappearance from the UK landscape back in the 16th century....

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. Swearing parrots pose risk of vulgar clock chaos in wildlife park

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/swearing-parrots-pose-risk-of-vulgar-clock-chaos-in-wildlife-park

In a daring move, Lincolnshire Wildlife Park is relocating its notorious swearing parrots to a larger flock of over 100 birds. The decision comes as three more feathery offenders join the original five African greys introduced to the park in 2020....

9. Highly infectious bird flu threatens seals in Antarctica

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/highly-infectious-bird-flu-threatens-seals-in-antarctica

Scientists are on high alert as a virus shows ominous signs of moving between birds and mammals, sparking concerns of potential mutations in 'spillover events.'...

10. 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....

11. Cyprus to welcome 44 majestic vultures in bold conservation effort

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-to-welcome-44-majestic-vultures-in-bold-conservation-effort

Fifteen vultures were flown to Cyprus from Spain last week as part of the Life with Vultures program to save the endangered Griffon Vulture Gyps fulvus....

12. Cyprus faces surging fox population

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-faces-surging-fox-population

The fox population in Cyprus is increasing this year with its presence being felt both in the countryside and in the city centers....

13. First case of swine flu strain detected in UK

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/first-case-of-swine-flu-strain-detected-in-uk

In a recent development, health officials in the UK have confirmed the detection of a person infected with a strain of flu akin to viruses observed in pigs....

14. Turkey pardoning is as American as apple pie

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkey-pardoning-is-as-american-as-apple-pie

Continuing a tradition that dates back to 1947, President Joe Biden celebrated his 81st birthday on Monday by pardoning two turkeys, Liberty and Bell. ...

15. 'Standing pods' and 'robot flight attendants' on 2050 airline cabins

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/standing-pods-and-robot-flight-attendants-on-2050-airline-cabins

Artificial intelligence can be brutally honest and play up to stereotypical views - as Irish budget airline Ryanair found out recently....

16. Songbird slaughter continues as gangs profit amid faltering enforcement

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/songbird-slaughter-continues-as-gangs-profit-amid-faltering-enforcement

A conservation group in Cyprus said Wednesday that police have been lax in cracking down on criminal gangs that illegally trap migratory songbirds to supply restaurants, although the poaching has declined overall....

17. Deadly mirage for birds with over 1,000 fatal collisions in a single day

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/deadly-mirage-for-birds-with-over-1-000-fatal-collisions-in-a-single-day

In a grim escalation of tensions, the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) have accused Hamas of taking "hostages and prisoners of war," according to Brig. Gen. Daniel Hagari, the IDF spokesperson....

18. Over 200,000 dead animals reported in Thessaly

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/over-200-000-dead-animals-reported-in-thessaly

More than 200,000 dead animals have been declared to the Hellenic Agricultural Insurance Organization (ELGA) in Thessaly, central Greece, according to Minister of Rural Development and Food Lefteris Avgenakis....

19. Cyprus takes action against west Nile virus outbreak

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-takes-action-against-west-nile-virus-outbreak

A case of West Nile virus was found in Cyprus on Thursday (31/08) when a blood sample for blood donation screening revealed the diagnosis....

20. The deafening silence of the forests

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/the-deafening-silence-of-the-forests

Bass Rock is an island not too far off the coast of Scotland, east of Edinburgh. It is home to the largest northern gannet (Morus bassanus) colony in the world, hosting nearly 75,000 couples each year....

21. Hunting rules go digital. Is it game over for tradition?

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/hunting-rules-go-digital-is-it-game-over-for-tradition

As hunters gear up for the start of game hunting in Cyprus this Sunday, the Game and Wildlife Service has released a comprehensive set of guidelines to ensure a safe and compliant hunting experience. ...

22. Animal hotel's daring rescue amid Alassa blaze

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/animal-hotel-s-daring-rescue-amid-alassa-blaze

The evacuation process of the animal hotel in Paramytha during the swift Alassa fire's approach on Sunday afternoon was recounted to K by those involved. ...

23. Ministry of Culture to launch 'Kypria' pilot for art festivals

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/ministry-of-culture-to-launch-kypria-pilot-for-art-festivals

We have fully entered the summer, and the eagerly awaited cultural events have either begun or will soon begin. ...

24. Hooters in divided island's buffer zone root out poison

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/hooters-in-divided-island-s-buffer-zone-root-out-poison

BirdLife says light wooden boxes for owls are to encourage farmers to abandon using poison and to help repopulate the barn owl population of Cyprus, which has been in decline across Europe...

25. Illegal bird trafficking ring busted

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/illegal-bird-trafficking-ring-busted

An illegal wild bird trafficking ring was dismantled after a joint collaboration between the Game and Wildlife Service and Police....

26. Corruption? On the island of saints?

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/corruption-on-the-island-of-saints

The millions - some say billions - that we lost as a state due to the corruption of various officials are not enough. Now we will have to pay additional funds to bring in "esteemed legal experts" from abroad - specifically from Great Britain - to assist in the investigations. Clearly, we are rapidly heading back to an era where corruption was limited, somewhere around 1950....

27. Another 14 vultures arrive from Spain to supplement Cyprus' dwindling population

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/another-14-vultures-arrive-from-spain-to-supplement-cyprus-dwindling-population

Another 14 vultures arrived in Cyprus from Spain on Thursday last week as part of a population-boosting action under The LIFE with Vultures project team....

28. Homes are getting harder to find for Ukraine's animals

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/homes-are-getting-harder-to-find-for-ukraine-s-animals

LVIV, Ukraine – The first thing you hear after entering the animal sanctuary in Znesinnya Park near the center of Lviv are the dogs. There are scores of them barking and howling, members of a raucous makeshift orchestra sounding out a discordant opera....

29. 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....

30. 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....

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