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20 May, 2024
 

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1. Cyprus' wetlands under threat

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-wetlands-under-threat

Kathimerini reporter Pavlos Neophytou delves into the critical challenges facing Cyprus' precious wetlands, where red alerts have recently been issued for the Achna dam and Larnaca salt ponds. ...

2. UK's tallest bird, cranes, thrive with 80 pairs

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/uk-s-tallest-bird-cranes-thrive-with-80-pairs

In a remarkable resurgence, Britain's tallest bird, the crane, has notched up its highest breeding figures since their disappearance from the UK landscape back in the 16th century....

3. 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....

4. NGO calls on Cyprus authorities to implement ban on lead pellets

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ngo-calls-on-cyprus-authorities-to-implement-ban-on-lead-pellets

Lead shot ammunition in wetlands is illegal in all 27 EU countries including Cyprus, as well as Iceland, Norway, and Lichtenstein, BirdLife Cyprus announced and called on local authorities once more to ensure that non-lead pellets are being used in hunting areas that are found close to or within wetlands....

5. Spectators delight over starlings flocking to Lake Oroklini (video)

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/spectators-delight-over-starlings-flocking-to-lake-oroklini

Starlings have flocked to Lake Oroklini in the Larnaca district, offering breathtaking images of their formations before sunset....

6. Kingfisher rescued and released back into the wild in Akrotiri

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/kingfisher-rescued-and-released-back-into-the-wild-in-akrotiri

Akrotiri Environmental and Education Centre (AEEC) staff and members of the Republic of Cyprus Game and Fauna Service have released a Kingfisher back into the wild after it was successfully rehabilitated after being found suffering from exhaustion....

7. Russia has surrounded Ukraine on three sides

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/russia-has-surrounded-ukraine-on-three-sides

Russia has amassed more than 100,000 troops near Ukraine's border in recent weeks, according to US estimates, raising fears from Western and Ukrainian intelligence officials that an invasion could be imminent....

8. Pink flamingos show dance moves in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/pink-flamingos-show-dance-moves-in-cyprus

A video clip showing pink flamingos in moments of intense courtship has gone viral in Cyprus, following up on a photo that showed eager males trying to impress a single female during mating season...

9. Powerful message for wildlife after flamingo rescue

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/powerful-message-for-wildlife-after-flamingo-rescue

Members of the Chinese community in Cyprus have a powerful message in support of wildlife this week, after a student notified authorities about a trapped pink flamingo in Larnaca’s Salt Lake...

10. 3,000 barrel oil spill off the coast of Southern California

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/3-000-barrel-oil-spill-off-the-coast-of-southern-california

A large oil spill off southern California has left behind dead fish, contaminated wetlands and birds stuck in the oil, with local officials talking about an environmental disaster....

11. 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...

12. Flamingo deaths from lead poisoning rise to 59 island-wide

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/flamingo-deaths-rise-to-59-island-wide

Flamingo deaths at Larnaca Salt Lake have so far reached 57, while two more deaths have been recorded at Akrotiri Salt Lake in Limassol, with results from tests on dead flamingos confirming lead poisoning as the primary cause of death....

13. Lady’s Mile mired in controversy again

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/lady-s-mile-mired-in-controversy-again

Lady’s Mile Beach finds itself once again at the centre of controversy, with an upcoming concert in the balance due to environmental concerns and a businessman who is trying to get beach coolers banned...

14. Flamingos arrive in Cyprus (Video)

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/flamingos-arrive-in-cyprus-video

15. Two female tourists trapped in Larnaca salt lake

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/two-female-tourists-trapped-in-larnaca-salt-lake

Two young British tourists were rescued by fire fighters on Sunday after being stuck in the mud in an attempt to cross the Larnaca Salt Lake....

16. Environmental study holding up casino resort

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/environmental-study-holding-up-casino-resort

A potentially huge glitch has appeared just days ahead of the scheduled stone laying ceremony for the Cypriot casino resort, with an environmental impact assessment not yet in the clear and the company blaming the delay on British military interests...

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