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1. €19m funding for photovoltaics in National Guard camps

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/€19m-funding-for-photovoltaics-in-national-guard-camps

Cyprus Ministry of Defence has secured, through EU structural funds and in particular the Thalia Programme, €19 million to fund the installation of photovoltaic systems in National Guard camps, ...

2. Rainwater everywhere contains unsafe levels of 'forever chemicals'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/rainwater-everywhere-contains-unsafe-levels-of-forever-chemicals

Rainwater everywhere on Earth has been found to contain dangerous levels of man-made 'forever chemicals' linked to cancer and other illnesses, a study has found....

3. Local leaders arrested in asphalt plant demo

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/local-leaders-arrested-in-asphalt-plant-demo

Two local community leaders in rural Nicosia were arrested on Tuesday after they physically blocked an earth digger that was prepping ground for an asphalt plant in the area...

4. Police want parents help combat illegal fireworks

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-want-parents-help-combat-illegal-fireworks

Angry citizens in different districts across Cyprus have been calling police to complain over the use of illegal fireworks, with law enforcement saying the issue was complicated and society also had a role to play in curbing the unlawful activity...

5. Looking for answers

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/op-ed-looking-for-answers

There are many major issues that need to be addressed, many of them divisive, before a new president is to be elected in Cyprus. ...

6. Three villages awarded 'Colourful Villages' certificate

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/three-villages-awarded-colourful-villages-certificate

Vouni, Kalopanagiotis and Steni are the first communities that have been awarded the "Colourful Villages" certificate by the Ministry of Tourism. Representatives of the 3 villages received the certificate in an event held on Monday, May 30th in Vouni in the presence of the Deputy Minister of Tourism, Savva Perdios....

7. Plastic waste could be a thing of the past thanks to a new enzyme

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/plastic-waste-could-be-a-thing-of-the-past-thanks-to-a-new-enzyme

Plastic waste dumped in landfills could be cleared sooner than expected after engineers developed an enzyme that can break it down in just a few hours....

8. Facebook, Google, Stripe, Shopify investing a billion dollars in pre-orders for captured carbon

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/facebook-google-stripe-shopify-investing-a-billion-dollars-in-pre-orders-for-captured-carbon

Four gargantuan tech companies have put together a $1.2 billion fund to pull carbon out of the atmosphere with a unique model that could go a long way to preventing 1.5°C of warming....

9. Go green and tour the capital by bicycle this Sunday

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/go-green-and-tour-the-capital-by-bicycle-this-sunday

"Cycling in the city 2022" will take place this Sunday, April 10. The event aims to promote a cycling culture on the island, underscoring its multiple benefits such as improving health, low pollution and a more environmentally friendly means of transportation, especially within the cities on the island, resulting in a better quality of life for all people....

10. Study: Microplastics found in human blood for the first time

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/study-microplastics-found-in-human-blood-for-the-first-time

Microplastics – tiny pieces of plastic less than 0.2 of an inch (5mm) in diameter – have been found in human blood for the first time....

11. COVID face masks are a ticking plastic bomb

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/covid-face-masks-are-a-ticking-plastic-bomb

Every minute of the day we throw away 3 million face masks. Many end up as potentially toxic micro- and nanoplastic or carriers for other toxicants in the environment, researchers warn....

12. We're all gonna die so here's a greener way to go

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/we-re-all-gonna-die-so-here-s-a-greener-way-to-go

Back in January 2021, Covid created such a backlog of bodies at L.A. County morgues that the local air quality agency lifted air pollution limits on crematories so they could work extended hours....

13. Cyprus rivers register one of the lowest levels of pharmaceutical contamination

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-rivers-register-one-of-the-lowest-levels-of-pharmaceutical-contamination

Cyprus is one of the few countries in the world with the lowest levels of pharmaceutical contamination in its rivers, a study of the Global Monitoring of Pharmaceuticals project showed....

14. Cyprus feels the need to transform shipping into a low carbon industry, says President

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-feels-the-need-to-transform-shipping-into-a-low-carbon-industry-says-president

As a leading maritime nation, Cyprus feels responsible to accelerate the transition of shipping to a low carbon and climate-resilient industry, President Nicos Anastasiades said on Friday, addressing the One Ocean Summit taking place in Brest, under the aegis of the EU French Presidency....

15. Plastics clampdown is key to climate change fight, EU environment chief says

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/plastics-clampdown-is-key-to-climate-change-fight-eu-environment-chief-says

Progressive reduction of fossil fuel-based plastics is crucial to tackling climate change, the EU’s top environmental official said, ahead of a United Nations meeting to launch talks on a world-first treaty to combat plastic pollution....

16. Rare, pristine coral reef found off Tahiti coast

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/rare-pristine-coral-reef-found-off-tahiti-coast

Deep in the South Pacific, scientists have explored a rare stretch of pristine corals shaped like roses off the coast of Tahiti. The reef is thought to be one of the largest found at such depths and seems untouched by climate change or human activities....

17. Mediterranean ‘drowning’ in 3,760 tonnes of plastics

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/mediterranean-‘drowning-in-3-760-tonnes-of-plastics

The Mediterranean is ‘drowning’ with about 3,760 metric tonnes of plastic from its shores and surface to its bottom, according to a new Greek scientific study....

18. 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....

19. The future of stress free travel is in 'silent airports'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/the-future-of-stress-free-travel-is-in-silent-airports

Airports aren't famed for being peaceful spaces - but they do give us the rush we all associate with going on holiday....

20. Some 66,000 plastic bottles, bags, straws and wrappers contaminate our beaches in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/some-66-000-plastic-bottles-bags-straws-and-wrappers-contaminate-our-beaches-in-cyprus

Cyprus has 69 Blue Flag beaches and this makes the need to protect our coastline even more urgent....

21. Speakers gather in Nicosia to discuss the technological revolution

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/speakers-gather-in-nicosia-to-discuss-the-technological-revolution

Digital Agenda Cyprus was off to a running start on Tuesday with introductory remarks by founder Demetris Lottides...

22. Your vanilla ice cream may be made from plastic bottles

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/your-vanilla-ice-cream-may-be-made-from-plastic-bottles

Vanillin, the compound that carries most of the smell and taste of vanilla, can be extracted naturally from vanilla beans or made synthetically....

23. 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....

24. K. Treppides & Co Ltd: Renewed European finance strategy and implementation of the action plan on financing sustainable growth

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/k-treppides-co-ltd-renewed-european-finance-strategy-and-implementation-of-the-action-plan-on-financing-sustainable-growth

The European Commission adopted on 21 April 2021, a comprehensive package of measures to help improve the flow of money towards financing the transition to a sustainable economy, whereas these measures will be instrumental in reaching climate and environmental targets as well as vital for economic recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic. ...

25. Treating antisocial elements for what they are

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/treating-antisocial-elements-for-what-they-are

Day-to-day life in Greece is excessively determined by people defying laws, rules and reason; it’s disappointing and extremely frustrating. ...

26. All eyes on oil spill response in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/all-eyes-on-oil-spill-response-in-cyprus

Traces of last week’s oil spill from Syria that came close to the north-eastern tip of Cyprus have been spotted further south off the coast of Cape Greco, with officials on both sides of the divided island scrambling to manage the disaster...

27. Man with hoe tells party to keep it down

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/man-with-hoe-tells-party-to-keep-it-down

A man in Paphos was briefly detained on Sunday after he reportedly grabbed a garden hoe and walked into a backyard birthday party to demand that music be turned down...

28. EastMed pipeline could be ready in five years

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eastmed-pipeline-could-be-ready-in-five-years

The EastMed pipeline could be in place in five years, Israeli Minister of National Infrastructure, Energy and Water Resources, Yuval Steinitz, has told the Cyprus News Agency (CNA), describing it as an extremely important project....

29. Mild and windy start to the week

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/mild-and-windy-start-to-the-week

A low pressure system is affecting the area over Cyprus with low chances of showers in parts of the island along with strong winds in the late morning...

30. 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...

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