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1. Spain donates more vultures to Cyprus in an attempt to repopulate the species

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/spain-donates-more-vultures-to-cyprus-in-an-attempt-to-repopulate-the-species

A total of 15 vultures were recently released into the wild in an attempt to save the species, which is in danger of extinction due to poisoned baits....

2. 186 year old landmark zoo in Bristol finally closes its doors

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/186-year-old-landmark-zoo-in-bristol-finally-closes-its-doors

One of the oldest zoos in the world, Bristol Zoo, closed its doors after 186 years of operation on September 3rd as its guests have been moved to a new site....

3. Photovoltaic systems are increasing in popularity in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/photovoltaic-systems-are-increasing-in-popularity-in-cyprus

With inflated electricity prices hitting households and businesses, the installation of photovoltaic systems, or solar panels, comes as an attractive solution for more and more consumers....

4. EU mulls cap on electricity prices as costs soar

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-mulls-cap-on-electricity-prices-as-costs-soar

The Czech presidency of the European Union has called for an emergency meeting of the bloc’s energy ministers to consider measures of dealing with the energy crisis, including imposing a ceiling on the price of electricity....

5. Brazen robberies in broad daylight increase in London (video)

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/brazen-robberies-in-broad-daylight-increase-in-london-video

Knife-wielding moped robbers are exploiting the longer days and busier streets to target West End shoppers in a crimewave that has seen hundreds of designer watches stolen this year, police have warned....

6. New rules to slash pesticide use in the EU by 50%

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/new-rules-to-slash-pesticide-use-in-the-eu-by-50

The European Commission proposed on Wednesday legally binding targets to halve the use of chemical pesticides and restore nature across the EU, in an attempt to better protect health and recover plunging wildlife populations....

7. Sweden is killing wolves

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/sweden-is-killing-wolves

The Swedish government will significantly reduce the wolf population, killing half of the four hundred animals living in the country within the year, although this violates EU directives....

8. Seven new bicommunal conservation projects underway

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/seven-new-bicommunal-conservation-projects-underway

The bi-communal Technical Committee on Cultural Heritage is moving ahead with seven new conservation projects which are expected to be finished by the end of 2022 - beginning of 2023....

9. Dead Sea Turtles revive debate on beach projects

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/dead-sea-turtles-revive-debate-on-beach-projects

Several dead sea turtles have been spotted along a northwestern coast of Cyprus, with environmental activists calling for an investigation and officials reiterating terms and conditions for any ongoing beach works in the area...

10. Bird activists speak out after car bomb goes off

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/bird-activists-speak-out-after-car-bomb-goes-off

A car bomb went off in Larnaca on Sunday with the conservationist owners of the vehicle calling on Cypriot authorities to rein in criminal activity just days after the group published information about a man suspected to be an illegal poacher...

11. Powerful message for wildlife after flamingo rescue

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/powerful-message-for-wildlife-after-flamingo-rescue

Members of the Chinese community in Cyprus have a powerful message in support of wildlife this week, after a student notified authorities about a trapped pink flamingo in Larnaca’s Salt Lake...

12. Mediterranean ‘drowning’ in 3,760 tonnes of plastics

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/mediterranean-‘drowning-in-3-760-tonnes-of-plastics

The Mediterranean is ‘drowning’ with about 3,760 metric tonnes of plastic from its shores and surface to its bottom, according to a new Greek scientific study....

13. Illegal poachers turn on police during incident

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/illegal-poachers-turn-on-police-during-incident

Two suspected illegal bird trappers in Cyprus were briefly detained last week, with reports suggesting one of them bullied a police officer who arrived on site where activists were reporting a crime in progress...

14. Bid offers now being accepted for the contruction of the new Cyprus Museum

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/bid-offers-now-being-accepted-for-the-contruction-of-the-new-cyprus-museum

The greatest culture project implemented by the Government, the new Cyprus Museum, is underway following the announcement on Wednesday for the tender of the construction contract....

15. Spanish vultures arriving in Cyprus to help repopulate local species

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/spanish-vultures-arriving-in-cyprus-to-help-repopulate-local-species

In the coming days, the first vultures will arrive by plane from Spain, which will support the extremely reduced population of the species in Cyprus, according to an announcement by BirdLife Cyprus....

16. Cyprus is expected to be more affected by climate change in the coming decades

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-is-expected-to-be-more-affected-by-climate-change-in-the-coming-decades

Cyprus is expected to be much more affected by climate change in the coming decades, said today the Minister of Agriculture, Rural Development and Environment Costas Kadis,...

17. Brutal poacher attack case heads to House committee

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/brutal-poacher-attack-heads-to-house-committee

A reported attack in rural Famagusta against a conservation activist, who told police he was assaulted by suspected illegal poachers in the dead of night, caught the attention of a House member who says she will raise the issue before the internal affairs committee...

18. Speakers gather in Nicosia to discuss the technological revolution

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/speakers-gather-in-nicosia-to-discuss-the-technological-revolution

Digital Agenda Cyprus was off to a running start on Tuesday with introductory remarks by founder Demetris Lottides...

19. Protected too late: US Officials report more than 20 extinctions

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/protected-too-late-us-officials-report-more-than-20-extinctions

The ivory-billed woodpecker, which birders have been seeking in the bayous of Arkansas, is gone forever, according to federal officials....

20. Rescued turtle released back into the ocean

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/rescued-turtle-released-back-into-the-ocean

Iole the sea turtle, who cheated death last year thanks to beach visitors and staff at the Cyprus Marine Aquaculture Research Center, has been released back to her natural habitat after a long rehabilitation treatment...

21. 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...

22. Flamingo rescued in Paralimni had been shot

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/flamingo-rescued-in-paralimni-had-been-shot

A Greater Flamingo that underwent surgery is said to be recuperating after it was found injured in Paralimni lake, with reports saying it lost an eye after being shot and it may never fly again...

23. 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. ...

24. 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....

25. Endangered shark shot off Limassol coast

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/endangered-shark-shot-off-limassol-coast

A blue pointer shark was captured on video Saturday during an encounter with a sea turtle off the coast of Limassol, with local fishermen reportedly shooting the endangered mako shark in the head...

26. EU vessels will no longer have automatic access to UK fishing waters

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-vessels-will-no-longer-have-automatic-access-to-uk-fishing-waters

The automatic right of EU vessels to fish in British waters, in accordance with the EU’s common fisheries policy, is to be ended under the fisheries bill introduced to parliament on Wednesday....

27. 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...

28. Cypriot fisherman saves turtle in trouble

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-fisherman-saves-turtle-in-trouble

A video showing a local man in Cyprus removing a plastic ring from a turtle’s neck is making the rounds on the internet...

29. Locals stage protest on Lara beach

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/locals-stage-protest-on-lara-beach

A protest in favour of local exploitation of Lara beach was held on Sunday in response to activists and state officials who recently reiterated that illegal human activity on turtle nesting sites will not be tolerated...

30. 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...

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