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1. Strict penalties for illegal fires as public urged to exercise caution

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/strict-penalties-for-illegal-fires-as-public-urged-to-exercise-caution

The Forestry Department has issued a ''Red Alert'' for Tuesday as regards the risk of eruption and spread of forest fires, on Tuesday, according to the Department of Forests....

2. Cyprus to reopen Forestry College in January 2025

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-to-reopen-forestry-college-in-january-2025

The Cypriot government has approved the reopening of the Forestry College in January 2025 and the reintroduction of the "Advanced Diploma in Forestry" program......

3. ''We're having a heatwave, a tropical heatwave...''

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/we-re-having-a-heatwave-a-tropical-heatwave

The Department of Meteorology has issued a yellow warning for extreme temperatures today. The warning is in effect from 11:00 AM to 4:00 PM, with maximum temperatures expected to reach a scorching 42 degrees Celsius inland and around 32 degrees Celsius in the higher mountain areas....

4. Complaint filed against Larnaca Wetland construction

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/complaint-filed-against-larnaca-wetland-construction

The Larnaca Salt Lake Wetland Protection Group has raised alarms over recent interventions in the Natura 2000 site, urging immediate action to halt ongoing projects....

5. Wildfire erupts in Paphos district, homes threatened (video)

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/wildfire-erupts-in-paphos-district-homes-threatened-video

A wildfire erupted Thursday afternoon in the Paphos district, specifically in the area between Polis Chrysochous and Skoulli. According to local residents, the fire is threatening homes in the vicinity....

6. Rescuers brave flames to save dog in Paphos wildfire

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/rescuers-brave-flames-to-save-dog-in-paphos-wildfire

The dedication and bravery of firefighting teams and volunteer groups are crucial every summer as they battle the fires that plague the island of Cyprus. A recent rescue effort has captured the hearts of many, highlighted by a poignant photo of a rescuer cradling a dog in his arms....

7. 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. ...

8. 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....

9. 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....

10. 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,...

11. 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...

12. 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....

13. 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....

14. 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......

15. 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....

16. 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....

17. 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. ...

18. 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,...

19. 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....

20. 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....

21. 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....

22. 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....

23. 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....

24. 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....

25. 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....

26. 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....

27. 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. ...

28. 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). ...

29. 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....

30. 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....

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