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1. Farmakas wildfire linked to EAC equipment failure

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/farmakas-wildfire-linked-to-eac-equipment-failure

A fire that ravaged 3.2 square kilometers in Farmakas was determined to have been sparked by a short circuit in an EAC transformer, according to statements from both the Fire Service and EAC officials....

2. 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,...

3. Raging wildfire forces evacuations from villages

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/raging-wildfire-forces-evacuations-from-villages

Firefighting efforts in the Paphos district are reaching superhuman levels as authorities battle a massive blaze that erupted on Tuesday, June 11, in the community of Yiolou. According to the latest updates, the Police have called on more personnel to assist in combating the fire....

4. Bison return to Portugal after thousands of years

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/bison-return-to-portugal-after-thousands-of-years

Rewilding Europe is thrilled to announce the arrival of a small herd of bison in a large valley in Portugal....

5. 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....

6. 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....

7. Firefighters continue to battle raging blaze in Agios Syla

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/firefighters-continue-to-battel-raging-blaze-in-agios-syla

A fire that broke out yesterday afternoon in the industrial area of Agios Syla in Limassol has prompted aerial water drops since the first light of day....

8. Polar bears stranded on land as sea ice vanishes

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/polar-bears-stranded-on-land-as-sea-ice-vanishes

If you’ve ever wanted to experience a day in the life of a polar bear, you’re in luck. ...

9. 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,...

10. EU-UNDP collaboration brings Arif Bey Aqueduct back to life

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-undp-collaboration-brings-arif-bey-aqueduct-back-to-life

Conservation work at the Arif Bey Aqueduct in Afania by the Technical Committee for Cultural Heritage has been completed, a project that has been fully funded by the European Union (EU) and implemented by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Cyprus....

11. Efforts underway to preserve native Cypriot cattle breed

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/efforts-underway-to-preserve-native-cypriot-cattle-breed

A collaborative effort among Cypriot stakeholders aims to revitalize the dwindling population of the native Cypriot cattle breed, which has faced endangerment since the mechanization of agriculture post-1960....

12. Saints Sergios & Bacchus church rises from devastation

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/saints-sergios-bacchus-church-rises-from-devastation

Out of the ruins and devastation, the small church of Saints Sergios and Bacchus, in the Karpas peninsula, east of Neta village in Turkish occupied......

13. 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....

14. Restoring Ammos tou Kampouri – before and after (images)

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/restoring-ammos-tou-kampouri-–-before-and-after-images

The Cypriot ''monument'' to the audacity surrounding the naturalization program, manifested as an environmental crime on the beach "Ammos tou Kampouri" in Ayia Napa, remains an unresolved issue that competent authorities sought to address following public outcry....

15. Cyprus faces surging fox population

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-faces-surging-fox-population

The fox population in Cyprus is increasing this year with its presence being felt both in the countryside and in the city centers....

16. 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....

17. Greeks fight on amidst devastating wildfires

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greeks-fight-on-amidst-devastating-wildfires

Greek authorities reinforced firefighting forces in the northeastern part of the country Monday, where a massive deadly wildfire was burning for a 10th day with no signs of abating....

18. 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....

19. Is there a need for radical changes in civil protection?

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/is-there-a-need-for-radical-changes-in-civil-protection

The catastrophic fire in Rhodes, a typical and unfortunate example of what is internationally referred to as a mega-fire - a fire that is extremely destructive to the local environment...

20. Limassol forest fire partially controlled

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/limassol-forest-fire-partially-controlled

A forest fire that ignited on Wednesday in the Saint Mamas community area of Limassol Province has been partially brought under control as of Thursday morning. ...

21. Massive fire erupts in the mountains of Limassol district

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/massive-fire-erupts-in-the-mountains-of-limassol-district

A massive fire erupted in the Limassol district on Wednesday (02/08) around noon, prompting the Fire Brigade and the Forestry Department to take immediate action....

22. Deadly blazes strike Mediterranean nations

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/deadly-blazes-strike-mediterranean-nations

More than 40 people - most of them in Algeria - have been killed as devastating fires destroy homes, businesses and trigger mass evacuations....

23. Fire contained in Paphos state forest

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/fire-contained-in-paphos-state-forest

The fire in the Elitjies area of the state forest in Paphos was contained after an all-night effort, according to the spokesperson for the Department of Forests, George Constantinou. Approximately 20 acres of pine forest and wild vegetation were burnt, based on initial estimates....

24. Fire tamed in Yiolou, but bittersweet news for dog shelter

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/fire-threatening-100-dogs-in-animal-shelter-in-yiolou

A fire broke out near the community of Yolou on Tuesday, endangering an animal shelter housing approximately 100 dogs. Citizens are now making desperate pleas for assistance to evacuate the area and save the vulnerable animals....

25. Devastating images of the Kathika fire: Destruction and aftermath

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/devastating-images-of-the-kathika-fire-destruction-and-aftermath

A fire broke out on Saturday in the Kathikas community, engulfing an area of approximately 30 hectares covered with forest vegetation. Distressing images captured by "K" reveal the aftermath of the blaze, presenting a desolate landscape....

26. Images of loss and abandonment at the Kyrenia Cemetary

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/images-of-loss-and-abandonment-at-the-kyrenia-cemetary

In the center of the city of Kyrenia on the former Gladstonos Avenue, today Iskenderun Caddesi, is the Hellenic Cemetery, a place intended for the eternal rest of Kyrenians who passed away; now it is left to the mercy of the ravages of time and people....

27. Non-endemic bird the first of its kind in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/non-endemic-bird-the-first-of-its-kind-in-cyprus

The Cyprus Rare Birds Committee confirmed the Akrotiri Environmental and Education Centre's record of an African Desert Warbler, on April 19 last year, and accepted and officially recognized it as the first of its species in Cyprus....

28. 27 year old sentenced to two years in prison for starting fire

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/27-year-old-sentenced-to-two-years-in-prison-for-starting-fire

A 27-year-old man was sentenced today to two years in prison in connection with the fire that broke out near a state forest in eastern Limassol, on July 3, 2021, the same day as the catastrophic fire that followed in the mountainous Limassol - Larnaca....

29. Minthis wins Leading Golf Sustainability Award

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/minthis-wins-leading-golf-sustainability-award

Minthis Golf Club has demonstrated its groundbreaking work in sustainability, not only in Cyprus but worldwide, with the most prestigious honour in the golf travel industry: The 2021 IAGTO Award for Outstanding Contribution to Sustainability....

30. Exness pledges 300,000 euro in financial support following devastating wildfires

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/exness-pledges-300-000-euro-in-financial-support-following-devastating-wildfires

Cyprus wakes up to another grim day following what has been characterized as the most devastating fire in the history of the island....

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