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31. Cyprus Institute's contribution to ESA's Earth Explorer space mission

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-institute-s-contribution-to-esa-s-earth-explorer-space-mission

Researchers from the Cyprus Institute’s Climate and Atmosphere Research Center (CARE-C), coordinated by Professor Franco Marenco, are actively involved with the European Space Agency’s (ESA) upcoming EarthCARE satellite mission, focused on cloud, aerosol and radiation exploration....

32. New Delhi shuts schools, imposes driving restrictions in pollution crisis

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/new-delhi-shuts-schools-imposes-driving-restrictions-in-pollution-crisis

India's capital is bringing in odd-even vehicle number plate restrictions to curb air pollution....

33. JetBlue challenges KLM's JFK presence over Amsterdam flight reductions

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/jetblue-challenges-klm-s-jfk-presence-over-amsterdam-flight-reductions

JetBlue has asked the U.S. Department of Transportation to remove KLM Royal Dutch Airlines from John F. Kennedy International Airport after the Dutch government announced plans to reduce flights at Amsterdam’s Schiphol Airport....

34. Righas Imports at the Cyprus Cocktail Festival 2023

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/righas-imports-at-the-cyprus-cocktail-festival-2023

The 4th Cyprus Cocktail Festival, part of the Digital Agenda Cyprus Summit, is delighted to announce the participation of Righas Imports with sugar cane straws in the festival. This event is scheduled to take place on October 17, 2023, at the Municipal Garden of Nicosia, starting at 19:00....

35. Stockholm takes bold move by banning petrol and diesel cars in city center

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/stockholm-takes-bold-move-by-banning-petrol-and-diesel-cars-in-city-center

Stockholm has announced plans to become the first big capital city to ban petrol and diesel cars from its center, in an effort to slash pollution and reduce noise....

36. 4-day 3D-printed homes with eco friendly materials

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/4-day-3d-printed-homes-with-eco-friendly-materials

A recyclable 3D-printed home made from natural materials has been revealed to the public, and this may only be the beginning....

37. Deadly mirage for birds with over 1,000 fatal collisions in a single day

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/deadly-mirage-for-birds-with-over-1-000-fatal-collisions-in-a-single-day

In a grim escalation of tensions, the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) have accused Hamas of taking "hostages and prisoners of war," according to Brig. Gen. Daniel Hagari, the IDF spokesperson....

38. From fines to fine lines

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/from-fines-to-fine-lines

The face of the honorable Minister of Transport, Alexis Vafeadi, conveyed a different message compared to his statements before the Parliament's Transportation Committee....

39. Nicosia and Limassol explore tram systems

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nicosia-and-limassol-explore-tram-systems

Environment Commissioner Maria Panayiotou, alongside Nicosia's Mayor Konstantinos Giorkatzis, emphasized the necessity of commencing a comprehensive study for the introduction of tram systems in Nicosia and Limassol....

40. Europe grapples with alarming air pollution crisis

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/europe-grapples-with-alarming-air-pollution-crisis

Europe is currently in the throes of a severe public health emergency, marked by dangerously high levels of air pollution prevalent across nearly all regions of the continent. ...

41. The free parking illusion

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/the-free-parking-illusion

Imagine a city where parking is easy, convenient, and free....

42. U-turn on school bus fare hike

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/u-turn-on-school-bus-fare-hike

In a reversal that has quelled widespread apprehension, school bus fares will not be subject to an increase after all. The issue has spurred heated debates among organized parents and the Department of Transportation....

43. New bus Lane to ease Nicosia traffic starting September 4th

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/new-bus-lane-to-ease-nicosia-traffic-starting-september-4th

The Ministry of Transport, Communications and Works has announced the launch of a 1.8km bus lane on the A1 motorway, operational from September 4, 2023....

44. First woman chairperson for INTERMEPA

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/first-woman-chairperson-for-intermepa

The International Marine Environment Protection Association INTERMEPA announced the election of Semiramis Paliou as its first woman Chairperson on Wednesday. ...

45. Ecologists investigate mysterious fish deaths in Kakopetria river

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ecologists-investigate-mysterious-fish-deaths-in-kakopetria-river

Allegations of dead fish found in the Klarios River are under investigation by the Movement of Ecologists - Citizens' Co-operation (Nicosia District Committee) following complaints from the Kakopetria Community Council. The ecological group is looking into the matter after receiving reports of numerous dead trout in the river....

46. Greece's wildfire crisis: Severity and root cause

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-s-wildfire-crisis-severity-and-root-cause

Roaring fires have ripped through Greece, belching thick clouds of choking smoke and forcing tens of thousands of people to flee....

47. New rule in NYC: Fines imposed for takeout extras

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/new-rule-in-nyc-fines-imposed-for-takeout-extras

In an effort to reduce plastic use, New York will start fining restaurants and third-party delivery services that provide disposable utensils, soy sauce packets, and similar items without the customer requesting them....

48. The 24-hour solution to plastic waste

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/the-24-hour-solution-to-plastic-waste

Researchers at The University of Texas in Austin discovered an enzyme that eats plastic fast, and scientists think it could revolutionize how we deal with waste....

49. Road safety concerns and uncontrolled access in Akamas National Forest Park

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/road-safety-concerns-and-uncontrolled-access-in-akamas-national-forest-park

An incident in Akamas involving a four-wheeled motorbike falling off a cliff and injuring the driver has brought attention to the dangerous conditions of the road and the lack of protective measures. ...

50. Driving forward: EU approves electric charging stations every 60 km

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/driving-forward-eu-approves-electric-charging-stations-every-60-km

At the plenary session in Strasbourg, Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) voted today to approve new regulations focusing on expanding the availability of alternative fuel stations for cars and trucks,...

51. Electric buses join public transport in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/electric-buses-join-public-transport-in-cyprus

The first electric urban buses were presented on Tuesday by the Cyprus Public Transport and will be added to their existing fleet and commence servicing routes in the next few days. The move aims to contribute to efforts for sustainable and greener public transport, the company said....

52. Germany blames Poland for fish kill negligence

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/germany-blames-poland-for-fish-kill-negligence

Germany's government accused Poland on Monday of failing to stop the dumping of pollutants that contributed to the deaths of hundreds of tons of fish in the Oder River, which runs along the border between the two countries....

53. Air pollution identified as Europe's leading cause of mortality

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/air-pollution-identified-as-europe-s-leading-cause-of-mortality

Air pollution is Europe's most significant environmental cause of mortality, according to a new study by the Barcelona Institute for Global Health....

54. UK Ministers urged to end marine mammal hunting

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/uk-ministers-urged-to-end-marine-mammal-hunting

Dolphins and other marine mammals are being failed by the UK government, MPs have said, as they call for ministers not to sign trade deals without considering cetacean welfare....

55. Assessing Christodoulides' stance on the tourism sector

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/assessing-christodoulides-stance-on-the-tourism-sector

Judging from President Christodoulides' recent remarks on his 100-day governance report, it seems that the sectors of Shipping and Tourism are relatively low on his list of priorities....

56. Cyprus faces legal action over inadequate wastewater treatment

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-faces-legal-action-over-inadequate-wastewater-treatment

Cyprus is currently facing legal action by the European Commission for failing to ensure that its wastewater treatment plants comply with EU legislation....

57. Cyprus coastline polluted with 0.2 pieces of garbage per square meter

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-coastline-polluted-with-0-2-pieces-of-garbage-per-square-meter

There are 0,2 pieces of garbage in every square meter of sand in Cyprus, according to data on coastal marine litter, released by the EU’s EMODNET database, the Head of the Board of Directors of AKTIS Xenia Loizides told the Cyprus News Agency....

58. Police seek middle ground in lambradjia madness

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/officials-seek-middle-ground-in-lambradjia-madness

Officials in Cyprus appear to tolerate lambradjia bonfires even though they are illegal, with police and fire departments pushing for new legislation to tackle a long and dangerous Easter tradition on the island that is not easy to change...

59. 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....

60. Police seize close to 100K bangers ahead of Easter

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-seize-close-to-100k-bangers-ahead-of-easter

Three local men were arrested on Sunday in Paphos after they were caught in the act of possessing and transporting illegal fireworks, as police try to disrupt the supply chain ahead of Greek Easter holidays...

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