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1. Limassol's 'Ocean Room' takes kids on an exciting journey of discovery

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/limassol-s-ocean-room-takes-kids-on-an-exciting-journey-of-discovery

A dynamic space addressing the complexities of today's maritime landscape, the OCEAN ROOM, was introduced as part of Limassol Municipality's Blue Economy Innovation Centre. ...

2. 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....

3. The toxic side of Cyprus' mushroom gathering

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/the-toxic-side-of-cyprus-mushroom-gathering

Mushroom enthusiasts in the mountainous regions of Cyprus have been treated to a bountiful mushroom-picking season thanks to the satisfactory rains of October....

4. Heroic beachgoer saves trapped shark in Ayia Napa

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/heroic-beachgoer-saves-trapped-shark-in-ayia-napa

A passer-by on a beach in Ayia Napa spotted a shark trapped on the rocks....

5. 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....

6. World Animal Day: The importance of animals in our lives

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/world-animal-day-the-importance-of-animals-in-our-lives

October 4 was designated World Animal Day because it coincides with the feast of St. Francis of Assisi, who has been proclaimed by the Catholic Church as the patron saint of animals and nature. It was first celebrated in 1931 at a conference of environmentalists in Florence, as a way of raising public and scientific awareness of endangered animals. Since then, the feast day has expanded to include all species of the animal kingdom....

7. Greenpeace: Greek gas hunt an ‘unbearable’ threat to whales

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greenpeace-greek-gas-hunt-an-‘unbearable-threat-to-whales

Greenpeace on Wednesday renewed calls against proposed deep-sea oil and gas exploration off southwest Greece, warning of “unbearable” consequences to endangered Mediterranean whales and dolphins....

8. 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....

9. 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....

10. Dead shark spotted in Paphos

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/dead-shark-spotted-in-paphos

A dead shark possibly belonging to an endangered species was spotted on a beach along Cyprus’ western coast, with online users wondering whether the warm-blooded fish was killed or washed up dead...

11. 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....

12. 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....

13. 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...

14. 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....

15. Turtle found dead off Limassol coast

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turtle-found-dead-off-limassol-coast

There has been no official word following the discovery of a sea turtle carcass that washed ashore in Limassol over the weekend...

16. Acacia tree removal sparks controversy

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/acacia-tree-removal-sparks-controversy

Officials are set to discuss last week’s acacia tree removal in Paphos, following an outcry by critics who say big commercial interests are endangering sea turtle nesting sites...

17. 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

18. Russian tiger plane steals the show in Larnaca

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/russian-tiger-plane-steals-the-show-in-larnaca

A plane with the majestic face of a Siberian tiger landed at Larnaca International Airport on Sunday, known around the world for raising awareness for the protection of the Amur Tiger...

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