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1. Scientists warn of dire effects as Mediterranean heats up

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/scientists-warn-of-dire-effects-as-mediterranean-heats-up

While vacationers might enjoy the Mediterranean Sea’s summer warmth, climate scientists are warning of dire consequences for its marine life as it burns up in a series of severe heat waves....

2. 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....

3. Dead Sea Turtles revive debate on beach projects

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/dead-sea-turtles-revive-debate-on-beach-projects

Several dead sea turtles have been spotted along a northwestern coast of Cyprus, with environmental activists calling for an investigation and officials reiterating terms and conditions for any ongoing beach works in the area...

4. 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....

5. 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....

6. Huge ‘sea dragon’ named one of UK’s greatest fossil finds

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/huge-‘sea-dragon-named-one-of-uk-s-greatest-fossil-finds

A gigantic prehistoric “sea dragon” discovered in the Midlands has been described as one of the greatest finds in the history of British paleontology....

7. Bird activists speak out after car bomb goes off

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/bird-activists-speak-out-after-car-bomb-goes-off

A car bomb went off in Larnaca on Sunday with the conservationist owners of the vehicle calling on Cypriot authorities to rein in criminal activity just days after the group published information about a man suspected to be an illegal poacher...

8. 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...

9. Jeff Bezos: Space will become a home to people - This is how they will live

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/jeff-bezos-space-will-become-a-home-to-people-this-is-how-they-will-live

In the future, space will be a home to people, and people will visit the earth for vacation, predicted the billionaire founder of Amazon and Blue Origin, Jeff Bezos....

10. Brutal poacher attack case heads to House committee

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/brutal-poacher-attack-heads-to-house-committee

A reported attack in rural Famagusta against a conservation activist, who told police he was assaulted by suspected illegal poachers in the dead of night, caught the attention of a House member who says she will raise the issue before the internal affairs committee...

11. WWF documentary ‘Blue Future’ to premiere on Sunday

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/wwf-documentary-‘blue-future-to-premiere-on-sunday

The world premiere this Sunday of “Blue Future,” a documentary by the World Wildlife Fund, will coincide with the start of the crucial United Nations Conference on Climate Change (COP26)....

12. 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...

13. Rare conjoined turtles hatched in Massachusetts

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/rare-conjoined-turtles-hatched-in-massachusetts

Conjoined turtles with two heads and a single body have hatched at a Massachusetts wildlife center. Against all odds, the fused siblings are thriving....

14. 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....

15. Coronaviruses: Which animal can transmit the virus to humans?

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/coronaviruses-which-animal-can-transmit-the-virus-to-humans

Since 2002, when we first had the SARS-CoV outbreak in China, many studies have highlighted the potential for coronaviruses that infect wildlife to spread to humans and then cause a pandemic. ...

16. ECOMMBX and friends take immediate action to help wildfire victims

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/ecommbx-and-friends-take-immediate-action-to-help-wildfire-victims

Without any second thoughts ECOMMBX, ECOMMPAY and other fintech/ IT/ Technology companies, members of Techisland community, cojoined forces to raise a total of €900.000 for immediate and short-term relief measures. ...

17. Trained cops but no animal police in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/trained-cops-but-no-animal-police-in-cyprus

A new law in Cyprus will provide for up to ten police officers to be trained on handling animal cases, with critics accusing the government of failing to deliver on its promise to create a proper animal police...

18. 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...

19. Over 200,000 tonnes of plastic leaking into the Mediterranean each year

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/over-200-000-tonnes-of-plastic-leaking-into-the-mediterranean-each-year

A new IUCN (International Union for Conservation of Nature) report finds that an estimated 229,000 tonnes of plastic is leaking into the Mediterranean Sea every year, equivalent to over 500 shipping containers each day. Unless significant measures are taken to address mismanaged waste, the main source of the leakage, this will at least double by 2040. ...

20. Alligator gar fish discovered dead in dam in north

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/massive-alligator-discovered-dead-in-dam-in-north

An alligator gar fish (Atractosteus spatula) that was found dead at a dam in the north was imported there illegally, authorities in the north said Monday....

21. Man shot by police dies in hospital

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/man-shot-by-police-dies-in-hospital

A foreign national, who was hospitalized after getting shot by Limassol police during an attempt to arrest him, has succumbed to his injuries...

22. Coronavirus emergency 'holds a very grave threat' for world, says WHO

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/coronavirus-emergency-holds-a-very-grave-threat-for-world-says-who

China’s coronavirus outbreak poses a “very grave threat for the rest of the world,” the head of the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Tuesday in an appeal for sharing virus samples and speeding up research into drugs and vaccines, Reuters reported. ...

23. China scientists identify pangolin as possible coronavirus host

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/china-scientists-identify-pangolin-as-possible-coronavirus-host

The deadly coronavirus outbreak in China could have spread from bats to humans through the illegal traffic of pangolins, the world’s only scaly mammals, which are prized in Asia for food and medicine, Chinese researchers said....

24. Novel coronavirus: The profile of victims

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/novel-coronavirus-the-profile-of-victims

The death toll from the coronavirus epidemic rose to 490 in China on Wednesday, when two US airlines suspended flights to Hong Kong after the first coronavirus fatality was recorded, and a cruise ship was quarantined in Japan after 10 passengers tested positive for the virus....

25. Coronavirus outbreak and fears spread

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/coronavirus-outbreak-and-fears-spread

The World Health Organization is reconvening Thursday to decide whether the virus should be classified as a global health emergency, as an outbreak of a new coronavirus that began in the central Chinese city of Wuhan has killed 17 and infected nearly 600 people globally...

26. World’s last divided capital

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/world-s-last-divided-capital

As the world commemorates 30 years since the fall of the Berlin Wall, the bullet-riddled sandstone walls of abandoned, crumbling homes and concrete machine gun nests dotting Cyprus' no man's land serve as a jarring reminder of another divided capital — the world's last — on Europe's southeastern frontier...

27. Officials say Akamas fires were malicious

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/officials-say-akamas-fires-were-malicious

A forest fire in Lara on the western coast appears to be the result of arson after forestry officials discovered black coal in four different locations...

28. Bill pushes for police taser guns

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/bill-pushes-for-police-taser-guns

A bill sponsored by the government aims to put taser guns in the hands of law enforcement officials, while also take away hunting rifles from criminals convicted of domestic violence...

29. Activists dismantle illegal bird trapping site

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/activists-dismantle-illegal-bird-trapping-site

Environmental activists in Cyprus came across an illegal bird trapping site on Wednesday, managing to save 200 birds while poachers had already killed some before running away...

30. Sydney embraces royal couple after pregnancy announcement

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/sydney-embraces-royal-couple-after-pregnancy-announcement
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