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1. Countries must create greenspaces by 2050, according to new EU law

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/countries-must-create-greenspaces-by-2050-according-to-new-eu-law

The European Union has approved a new law aimed at restoring nature across its member countries, according to a report by Kathimerini's Alexandra Voudouri. ...

2. Brace yourself for another scorcher!

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/brace-yourself-for-another-scorcher

The relentless heatwave in Cyprus shows no sign of abating, with temperatures continuing to sizzle above 40 degrees. Today, Thursday (13/06), the mercury is expected to skyrocket to a scorching 43 degrees. An orange warning is in effect from 12:00 noon until 17:00....

3. Wildfire subsides, surveying of damage begins

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/wildfire-subsides-surveying-of-damages-begin

The raging fire in Paphos has subsided, according to statements made by the Minister of Agriculture following the Council of Ministers meeting....

4. Fire rages out of control, illegal garbage dump possible cause (pics)

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/fire-rages-out-of-control-illegal-garbage-dump-possible-cause-pics

A fire that broke out around 12:39 on Tuesday afternoon between the communities of Psathi and Polemi in Paphos is still raging out of control, and has spread to the communities of Kourtaka,...

5. Cyprus continues to sweat under the scorching heat

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-continues-to-sweat-under-the-scorching-heat

Cyprus' Meteorology Department issued new warnings on Thursday for extreme maximum temperature, as the heatwave in the Mediterranean island continues...

6. Cyprus braces for extreme heat and high fire risk

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-braces-for-extreme-heat-and-high-fire-risk-tomorrow

The Cyprus Meteorological Service has issued a yellow warning for extreme high temperatures on Tuesday, with inland temperatures expected to soar to around 42 degrees Celsius (108 degrees Fahrenheit). The warning is in effect from 11:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. local time....

7. Forest fires ravage Cyprus, authorities issue red alert

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/forest-fires-ravage-cyprus-authorities-issue-red-alert

A series of wildfires have engulfed parts of Cyprus, prompting urgent response efforts from firefighting teams....

8. Heat wave hits Cyprus, red alert for forest fires

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/heat-wave-hits-cyprus-red-alert-for-forest-fires

Cyprus is bracing for its first heat wave of the summer today, with temperatures expected to soar to 40 degrees Celsius......

9. Firefighters battle blaze in Limassol amid strong winds

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/firefighters-battle-blaze-in-limassol-amid-strong-winds

A fire broke out at noon on Friday in the area of Agios Sylas in Limassol, fueled by dry grass and wild vegetation and exacerbated by strong winds....

10. Nicosia fire under control, Paphos flames prompt new alert

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nicosia-fire-under-control-paphos-flames-prompt-new-alert

Authorities breathe a tentative sigh of relief as they announce the containment of the wildfire in Anogyra, offering a glimmer of hope amid Cyprus's ongoing battle against devastating blazes....

11. Inferno engulfs Agios Syla industrial zone forcing evacuations

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/inferno-engulfs-agios-syla-industrial-zone-forcing-evacuations

A fierce fire erupted Thursday afternoon in the industrial district of Agios Syla, escalating beyond containment. ...

12. Cyprus faces early wildfire scare amid resource shortage

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-faces-early-wildfire-scare-amid-resource-shortage

According to Kathimerini reporter Ioanna Kyriakou, this April has brought a sense of deja vu to Cyprus, reminiscent of June and early summer. A massive fire erupted on Wednesday morning in the Parekklisia state forest in Limassol district,...

13. Scottish forest holds key to rare truffle's origins

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/scottish-forest-holds-key-to-rare-truffle-s-origins

Naturalists have stumbled upon a rare species of truffle nestled within a Scottish forestry plantation earmarked for transformation into an Atlantic rainforest habitat....

14. Akamas road irregularities demand answers

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/akamas-road-irregularities-demand-answers

A series of pressing questions has emerged concerning irregularities in the initial phase of the road network construction in Akamas....

15. Hotel Berengaria €40M revival sparks environmental debate

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/hotel-berengaria-€40m-revival-sparks-environmental-debate

Positively, the Environmental Authority has conditionally approved the revival and operation of Hotel Berengaria and the construction of houses in Prodromos....

16. 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....

17. Akamas environmental issues and Minister's decision

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/akamas-environmental-issues-and-minister-s-decision

There have been signs and monsters about the works being done in Akamas and the breaches of the conditions of the Special Ecological Assessment (SEA) but the Minister of Agriculture, Mr. Xenophontos, is still not sure that he should order a disciplinary investigation to be held accountable....

18. A 'tree-mendous' extravaganza as fresh Christmas trees now up for grabs

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/a-tree-mendous-extravaganza-as-fresh-christmas-trees-now-up-for-grabs

The Forestry Department, under the Ministry of Agriculture, Rural Development, and the Environment, joyfully announces the availability of Christmas trees for sale to the public! Starting from Monday, November 27, until Friday, December 17, you can bring the holiday spirit home by purchasing your Christmas tree at various enchanting sales centers across Cyprus....

19. London's Imperial College aids in wildfire management

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/imperial-college-london-aids-in-wildfire-management

Cyprus is benefiting from the expertise of one of the world's leading scientific teams specializing in fire management. Professor Guillermo Rein's team from Imperial College London is currently in Cyprus to share their invaluable knowledge and research on a critical issue for the island: wildfires....

20. Agios Silas wildfire sparks emergency response

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/agios-silas-wildfire-sparks-emergency-response

A wildfire ignited on Monday afternoon in the vicinity of Agios Silas, Limassol, Cyprus, threatening dry grasslands and wild vegetation. The incident was reported to local authorities, and an immediate response was initiated to contain the blaze....

21. Government to expand workforce in 2024

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/government-to-expand-workforce-in-2024

In the 2024 budget, authorities anticipate total general government revenue of €13.2 billion and expenditures of €11.8 billion, resulting in a fiscal surplus of €659 million, equal to 2.2% of GDP. ...

22. Nicosia gears up for Quantum Nicosia Marathon 2023

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nicosia-gears-up-for-quantum-nicosia-marathon-2023

On Sunday, December 10, 2023, Nicosia will host the eagerly awaited "Quantum Nicosia Marathon 2023," featuring various race categories, including the Marathon, Half Marathon, 7.7 Miles (12,400m), and 5km races (individual and corporate). ...

23. Unexpected earnings dip in 2022 at €2,202

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/unexpected-earnings-dip-in-2022-at-€2-202

In a surprising turn of events, Cyprus witnessed its first annual drop in monthly earnings after seven prosperous years....

24. EC: ''Greece, you are not alone, the EU is with you''

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ec-greece-you-are-not-alone-the-eu-is-with-you

Water-dropping planes from several European countries joined hundreds of firefighters Wednesday battling wildfires raging for days across Greece that left 20 people dead, while major blazes also burned in Spain’s Tenerife and in northwestern Turkey near the Greek border....

25. Desperate battle against unyielding fires rages on

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/desperate-battle-against-unyielding-fires-rages-on

Greece is grappling with an ongoing state of fire as blazes continue to ravage several regions....

26. Cyprus celebrates Dormition of the Virgin Mary amidst heatwave

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-celebrates-dormition-of-the-virgin-mary-amidst-heatwave

Cyprus celebrates on Tuesday the Dormition of the Virgin Mary, a religious and bank holiday, amidst a heatwave, with many flocking to the beach or mountain resorts, and with authorities issuing warnings about increased traffic in some areas, and overcrowded picnic sites....

27. 100 trees felled with approval in Paphos

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/100-trees-felled-with-approval-in-paphos

Over 100 trees were recently felled on private land in the Mandria community, as confirmed by Kypros Michaelides, the community's leader, in a statement to the Cyprus News Agency (CNA)....

28. The triumphs, challenges, and unity in the mountains of Limassol

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/the-triumphs-challenges-and-unity-in-the-mountains-of-limassol

The specter of the formidable Arakapa fire reawakened as an eight-and-a-half-square-kilometer blaze surged through Mountain Limassol. ...

29. Aerial photos unveil resurging fire's path

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/aerial-photos-unveil-resurging-fire-s-path

Aerial photographs revealing the extent of the large fire that resurged on Sunday afternoon (06/08) have been obtained by "K". ...

30. ''We stopped the fire just 150 meters from the village''

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/we-stopped-the-fire-just-150-meters-from-the-village

Throughout the night, residents of Apsiou and Iasias communities bravely stayed put, defying evacuation orders, and joined forces with the Forestry Department and Fire Department to battle the flames that were inching dangerously close to their homes....

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