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1. Mallias Winery: Reviving Cyprus's ancient grape varieties

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/mallias-winery-reviving-cyprus-s-ancient-grape-varieties

In the 1990s, Mallias Winery, originally established by KEO in 1927, played a pivotal role in redefining Cypriot wine by rescuing indigenous grape varieties on the brink of extinction....

2. Are men about to go extinct?

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/are-men-about-to-go-extinct

Scientists have long debated the fate of the Y chromosome, the genetic player in determining male characteristics. Recent research published in Nature suggests that concerns about its disappearance might be overblown, revealing a surprising twist in its evolutionary journey....

3. Dimitra explains what it's like to be a ''bee mama''

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/dimitra-explains-what-it-s-like-to-be-a-bee-mama

Dimitra Zakynthinos is a resident of central Athens and has a very particular approach to issues concerning the environment and our transition to the green era. ...

4. 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....

5. Five tribes set political agenda for 2024

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/five-tribes-set-political-agenda-for-2024

In a shift from traditional left-right divides, Europe's voters are now categorized into five distinct tribes, with upcoming elections in 2024 poised to revolve around major crises, including climate change, migration, economic turbulence, the war in Ukraine, and the ongoing impact of Covid....

6. 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....

7. 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....

8. 150-million-year-old dinosaur Barry to be sold in Paris auction

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/150-million-year-old-dinosaur-barry-to-be-sold-in-paris-auction

An unusually well-preserved dinosaur skeleton, a Camptosaurus known as Barry, will go under the hammer in Paris next month....

9. Farewell to self-serve soda at McDonald's

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/farewell-to-self-serve-soda-at-mcdonald-s

Testing out all the possible soda combinations at your local McDonald’s will one day become a thing of the past....

10. Study uncovers 117,000-year human ancestor bottleneck

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/study-uncovers-117-000-year-human-ancestor-bottleneck

A team of scientists from the United States, Italy, and China may have finally explained a large gap in the African and Eurasian fossil record....

11. Over-70 victims of Maui fires identified

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/over-70-victims-of-maui-fires-identified

As the first victims of the fires that scorched Maui are identified by authorities and family members, an early pattern has emerged. Many who perished were over the age of 70....

12. Golden gathering: Hundreds of retrievers unite at Highland ancestral home

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/golden-gathering-hundreds-of-retrievers-unite-at-highland-ancestral-home

Hundreds of golden retrievers, and their owners, gathered at the Highland ancestral home of the breed....

13. ChatGPT lands lawyers in legal hot water

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/chatgpt-lands-lawyers-in-legal-hot-water

Two apologetic lawyers responding to an angry judge in Manhattan federal court blamed ChatGPT Thursday for tricking them into including fictitious legal research in a court filing....

14. 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....

15. 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....

16. 27 year old sentenced to two years in prison for starting fire

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/27-year-old-sentenced-to-two-years-in-prison-for-starting-fire

A 27-year-old man was sentenced today to two years in prison in connection with the fire that broke out near a state forest in eastern Limassol, on July 3, 2021, the same day as the catastrophic fire that followed in the mountainous Limassol - Larnaca....

17. Huge ‘sea dragon’ named one of UK’s greatest fossil finds

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/huge-‘sea-dragon-named-one-of-uk-s-greatest-fossil-finds

A gigantic prehistoric “sea dragon” discovered in the Midlands has been described as one of the greatest finds in the history of British paleontology....

18. 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....

19. A secret cave was found, sealed for 40,000 years

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/a-secret-cave-was-found-sealed-for-40-000-years

A cave that was sealed with sand for about 40,000 years was discovered at Vanguard Cave in Gibraltar...

20. 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....

21. Resurrecting the hairy mammoth

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/resurrecting-the-hairy-mammoth

The return of hairy mammoths, a species that became extinct 4,000 years ago, in the icy Arctic soils, is envisioned by a new American company, Colossal....

22. 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...

23. Rare Cyprus snake found in Machairas national forest

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/rare-cyprus-snake-found-in-machairas-national-forest-park

The Forestry Department announced Tuesday that it located a rare Cyprus grass snake at two locations in the Machairas national forest park....

24. 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...

25. Travel agents issue SOS as cancellations mount

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/travel-agents-issue-sos-as-cancellations-mount

Cancellations and minimal new bookings have brought travel agents to “the brink of disaster”, the President of the Cyprus Association of Travel Agents, Vasilis Stamataris, said in a press conference on Wednesday....

26. The perils of extreme behavior

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/the-perils-of-extreme-behavior

27. Nikos Mouyiaris, a Greek American leader who cared, and acted

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/nikos-mouyiaris-a-greek-american-leader-who-cared-and-acted
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