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1. 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...

2. 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...

3. Flamingos stage magical show in Larnaca

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/flamingos-stage-magical-show-in-larnaca

A flamboyance of flamingos have descended upon the Larnaca salt lake as they do every year at the beginning of the rain season, with the pink birds painting a magical picture against the glistening backdrop of the salty water....

4. 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....

5. 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...

6. 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...

7. Climate change adds to plight of endangered sea turtles in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/climate-change-adds-to-plight-of-endangered-sea-turtles-in-cyprus

Energy Minister Natasa Pilides gave assurances on Wednesday that the companies active in Cyprus’ exclusive economic zone are moving forward with their planning....

8. 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....

9. CABS: Bird poaching remains 'out of control' in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cabs-bird-poaching-remains-out-of-control-in-cyprus

Crime against wild birds in Cyprus remains out of control, the Committee against Bird Slaughter (CABS) reported on Thursday....

10. Flamingo deaths from lead poisoning rise to 59 island-wide

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/flamingo-deaths-rise-to-59-island-wide

Flamingo deaths at Larnaca Salt Lake have so far reached 57, while two more deaths have been recorded at Akrotiri Salt Lake in Limassol, with results from tests on dead flamingos confirming lead poisoning as the primary cause of death....

11. 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?”...

12. Flamingo deaths raise alarm in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/flamingo-deaths-raise-alarm-in-cyprus

Over a dozen flamingos were found dead at Aliki salt lake in Larnaca, with officials playing down the incident while members of the Green party are calling for an investigation...

13. Activists step in to rescue trapped birds

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/activists-step-in-to-rescue-trapped-birds

A video showing the rescue of illegally trapped songbirds in Cyprus has been posted on Facebook by a group of activists, in an effort to raise awareness amongst the general public...

14. Another West Nile death in the north

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/another-west-nile-death-in-the-north

A 37-year-old woman has died following an infection by the West Nile Virus in the north, with reports saying the patient lost her life due to the neuroinvasive disease of the virus but also other health complications...

15. West Nile death confirmed in the south

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/west-nile-death-confirmed-in-the-south

The death of a senior citizen who was infected with the West Nile virus has been confirmed by authorities in south Nicosia, while a number of cases are being monitored on both sides of the divided island...

16. West Nile Virus cases going up

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/west-nile-virus-cases-going-up

Health officials in the Republic of Cyprus say there have been four confirmed cases of the West Nile Virus in the greater Nicosia area...

17. The last supper

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/the-last-supper

18. 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...

19. Cyprus on track to miss EU recycling targets

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-on-track-to-miss-eu-recycling-targets

20. EP approves a new law banning single-use plastic items

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ep-approves-a-new-law-banning-single-use-plastic-items

21. Lead poisoning suspected in flamingo death

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/lead-poisoning-suspected-in-flamingo-death

A Larnaca city councilor says the death of a flamingo last month in his town was not natural but caused by lead poisoning...

22. Flamingos arrive in Cyprus (Video)

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/flamingos-arrive-in-cyprus-video

23. Activists dismantle illegal bird trapping site

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/activists-dismantle-illegal-bird-trapping-site

Environmental activists in Cyprus came across an illegal bird trapping site on Wednesday, managing to save 200 birds while poachers had already killed some before running away...

24. Female poacher armed to the teeth

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/female-poacher-armed-to-the-teeth

Two environmental activists, who were monitoring illegal bird trapping activities in Larnaca, were assaulted last week by a female poacher who also bit them before wildlife officers could arrive...

25. 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...

26. Turkey: Even birds need our consent to fly in the Aegean

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkey-even-birds-need-our-consent-to-fly-in-the-aegean

With Greece featuring prominently in Turkey’s election campaigning, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu raised the tension a notch again Thursday, warning that not even a bird will fly over the Aegean without Ankara’s permission....

27. New vehicle registration laws will favour early birds

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/new-vehicle-registration-laws-favour-early-birds

A new bill is the works that would change how Cypriots pay for their vehicle registration, but also how much road tax they pay depending on how soon they take care of their bill...

28. 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 ...

29. British Bases deal blow to illegal bird trappers

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/british-bases-deal-blow-to-illegal-bird-trappers

SBA Police feel the high-profile destruction of seized trapping equipment will send out a strong message to the bird trapping community...

30. Illegal bird trapping begins to fall

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/illegal-bird-trapping-begins-to-fall

Despite a huge drop in illegal bird trapping, hailed as a big success following an unprecedented crackdown by authorities, experts warn that more work is needed to prevent poachers from upping their game once again....

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