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1. Berry bliss awaits you on May 24

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/berry-bliss-awaits-you-on-may-24

The sweet aroma of ripe strawberries will fill the air as Deryneia gears up for the annual Pancyprian Strawberry Festival on Friday, May 24, 2024, starting at 4:45 PM....

2. ''Cyprus has the potential to become a model of sustainability in Europe''

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-has-the-potential-to-become-a-model-of-sustainability-in-europe

In a recent interview during the first-ever Green Agenda Cyprus Summit held at the Hilton in Nicosia, environmental economist and sustainability advocate, Professor Cameron Hepburn, delved into the pressing need for Cyprus to embrace a green transition...

3. Climate crisis, a health emergency

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/climate-crisis-a-health-emergency

On December 1, 2019, Ms. Kyriakides assumed the role of European Commissioner for Health and Food Safety....

4. Tractors block streets with beets and manure in EU protest

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/tractors-block-streets-with-beets-and-manure-in-eu-protest

Farmers threw beets, sprayed manure at police and set hay alight on Tuesday as hundreds of tractors again sealed off streets close to the European Union headquarters, where agriculture ministers sought to ease a crisis that has led to months of protests across the 27-member bloc....

5. The feathered ''employees'' of Akaki Grove

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/the-feathered-employees-of-akaki-grove

When Elena Christoforou was five years old, her godfather, who lived in England, had given her a BBC videotape, a series narrated by David Attenborough ...

6. 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. ...

7. Popular breakfast cereals infused with fertility-linked pesticide

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/popular-breakfast-cereals-infused-with-fertility-linked-pesticide

In a recent study conducted by the Environmental Working Group (EWG), it has been revealed that an obscure pesticide called chlormequat, which is linked to infertility in animals,...

8. 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....

9. EU Commissioner's urgent call for sustainable pesticides reform

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-commissioner-s-urgent-call-for-sustainable-pesticides-reform

In a significant move for environmental and agricultural sustainability, the European Commission put forth legislative proposals in June 2022 aimed at curbing the use of the most hazardous pesticides. The proposal outlines a bold plan to achieve a 50% reduction by 2030....

10. A deep dive into food waste solutions

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/a-deep-dive-into-food-waste-solutions

A third of all food produced is never eaten, meanwhile millions go hungry. What can be done? Here are six simple solutions to food waste....

11. Mobile units lead the way in sustainable disposal and awareness

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/mobile-units-lead-the-way-in-sustainable-disposal-and-awareness

Four mobile units are set to embark on a crucial mission across Cyprus, collecting hazardous household waste as part of a groundbreaking initiative established by the Ministry of Agriculture....

12. Is dark chocolate a health booster?

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/is-dark-chocolate-a-health-booster

If one of your health goals is to eat healthy, nutrient-rich foods, you may assume that means saying goodbye to anything chocolatey....

13. Over one-third of Turkish fruit and vegetable imports to EU violate safety standards

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/over-one-third-of-turkish-fruit-and-vegetable-imports-to-eu-violate-safety-standards

According to the Association of Greek Fruit, Vegetable, and Juice Exporters and Traders (INCOFRUIT-HELLAS), over one-third (35.3%) of fruit and vegetable shipments imported from Turkey to the European Union (EU) were found to contain excessive pesticide levels, as reported by the Rapid Alert System for Food and Feed (RASFF)....

14. Nicosia seeks compromise on EU pesticide policy

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nicosia-seeks-compromise-on-eu-pesticide-policy

The sustainable use of pesticide regulation in the EU will be among the topics discussed at the Agriculture and Fisheries Ministers Council, which is taking place in Luxembourg on June 26-27...

15. Cyprus farmers voice alarm over plant protection regulation

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-farmers-voice-alarm-over-plant-protection-regulation

The European Commission is addressing farmers' concerns regarding the proposed regulation on plant protection in the European Union. They assure that the implementation of the new rules will be gradual, aiming to minimize any impact on production and food prices....

16. Cypriot farmers take to the streets over pesticide ban

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-farmers-take-to-the-streets-over-pesticide-ban

Cypriot farmers descend in droves upon Nicosia this week to protest against a long-delayed EU pesticide ban, with tractor drivers taking part in the demonstration and warning 79% of arable land would be lost...

17. Minister of Agriculture announces his four priorities

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/minister-of-agriculture-announces-his-four-priorities

Minister of Agriculture, Petros Xenophontos, outlined his four priorities for the agriculture sector during an interview on the DIASPORA news show. ...

18. Minister of Agriculture pushing for a 'Farmers Card'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/minister-of-agriculture-pushing-for-a -farmers card

Agriculture Minister Petros Xenofonos announced today during a meeting of the House of Representatives Agriculture Committee that he intends to create a farmer's card to provide services to the agricultural world....

19. Iran: Poison attacks on schoolgirls spark protests

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/iran-poison-attacks-on-schoolgirls-spark-protests

Worried parents protested in Iran’s capital Tehran and other cities on Saturday over a wave of suspected poison attacks that have affected schoolgirls in dozens of schools, according to Iranian news agencies and social media videos....

20. EU to help farmers transition from chemical pesticides by 2030

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-to-help-farmers-transition-from-chemical-pesticides-by-2030

With its Farm to Fork program, the European Commission is helping farmers in the EU transition away from the use of chemical pesticides by adopting new rules that will facilitate the approval of micro-organisms for use as active substances in plant protection products....

21. 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....

22. Pesticide reduction key to sustainable agriculture

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/pesticide-reduction-key-to-sustainable-agriculture

Reducing the use of pesticides is key to sustainable agriculture, Commissioner Kyriakides tells CNA, and underlines that producers will be supported...

23. European fruit contaminated with toxic pesticides

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/european-fruit-contaminated-with-toxic-pesticides

Shocking rise in toxic pesticides on European fruit, says study...

24. 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...

25. Stella Kyriakides at Digital Agenda Cyprus Summit 2020

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/stella-kyriakides-at-digital-agenda-cyprus-summit-2020

On 1 December 2019, Ms. Kyriakides became the European Commissioner for Health and Food Safety. ...

26. Green transition in transport, agriculture an uphill task

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/green-transition-in-transport-agriculture-an-uphill-task

Achieving sustainable transport demands policies on a governmental and local level which will give priority to users, providing more accessible, fair and clean alternative solutions, chairman of the parliamentary committee on transport, Charalambos Pittokopitis, has said, noting that the transition could not be achieved overnight....

27. Minivan explodes on Limassol road

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/minivan-explodes-on-limassol-road

A vehicle carrying chemicals exploded while in motion in Limassol, with local media saying there were no reports of injuries...

28. EU bird populations on decline for decades, Eurostat shows

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-bird-populations-have-been-declining-for-decades-eurostat-shows

Bird populations in the EU have been declining for several decades, data released by Eurostat on Friday, that marked World Environment Day, showed....

29. Kyriakides a step closer to EU health chief

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/kyriakides-closer-to-eu-health-chief

Commissioner-designate for Health Stella Kyriakides got on Wednesday the green light from ENVI EP Committee to move on to the next step in the procedure for her appointment...

30. EU court upholds insecticide ban to save bees

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-court-upholds-insecticide-ban-to-save-bees

An EU court upheld a partial ban on three insecticides known as neonicotinoids, saying that the European Commission had been right in 2013 to restrict their use to protect bees...

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