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1. Countries must create greenspaces by 2050, according to new EU law

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/countries-must-create-greenspaces-by-2050-according-to-new-eu-law

The European Union has approved a new law aimed at restoring nature across its member countries, according to a report by Kathimerini's Alexandra Voudouri. ...

2. Monkeys falling like apples in Mexico's heatwave crisis

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/monkeys-falling-like-apples-in-mexico-s-heatwave-crisis

High winds that led to the deaths of at least nine people at a political rally are the latest example of the extreme weather that has been ravaging Mexico....

3. Little penguins dwindle to 120 amid port development threats

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/little-penguins-dwindle-to-120-amid-port-development-threats

A once-thriving population of little penguins on a tourist island off Perth’s coast has plummeted to no more than 120 birds, with plans to build a container port in nearby foraging grounds further threatening the survival of the colony....

4. Electrocution of vultures sparks concern

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/electrocution-of-vultures-sparks-concern

Environmental groups and wildlife experts are upset about vultures getting electrocuted in Cyprus. They're urging the EAC to do something about it....

5. 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....

6. 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. ...

7. Seal of approval: Limassol's adorable mascot captivates hearts (video)

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/seal-of-approval-limassol-s-adorable-mascot-captivates-hearts

The story of Mr. Poseidon, as the seal is affectionately known, highlights a crucial aspect: the intricate relationship between the coastal economy and the marine ecosystem....

8. Over 400,000 songbirds killed in Cyprus and sold for delicacy

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/over-400-000-songbirds-killed-in-cyprus-and-sold-for-delicacy

A recent report reveals a disturbing surge in wildlife crime in Cyprus, where over 400,000 songbirds were trapped and killed last autumn....

9. 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. ...

10. Meet the world's biggest anaconda: Discovered in the Amazon at 26ft

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/meet-the-world-s-biggest-anaconda-discovered-in-the-amazon-at-26ft

In a jaw-dropping discovery, the world's largest snake has been unearthed in the depths of the Amazon Rainforest....

11. Amateur UK photographer's arctic encounter wins prestigious Wildlife Award

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/amateur-uk-photographer-s-arctic-encounter-wins-prestigious-wildlife-award

Nima Sarikhani, an amateur photographer from the UK, clinched the prestigious Wildlife Photographer of the Year award with his captivating snapshot capturing a polar bear snoozing in a makeshift bed carved into a small iceberg off Norway's Svalbard archipelago. ...

12. 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....

13. Swearing parrots pose risk of vulgar clock chaos in wildlife park

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/swearing-parrots-pose-risk-of-vulgar-clock-chaos-in-wildlife-park

In a daring move, Lincolnshire Wildlife Park is relocating its notorious swearing parrots to a larger flock of over 100 birds. The decision comes as three more feathery offenders join the original five African greys introduced to the park in 2020....

14. Highly infectious bird flu threatens seals in Antarctica

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/highly-infectious-bird-flu-threatens-seals-in-antarctica

Scientists are on high alert as a virus shows ominous signs of moving between birds and mammals, sparking concerns of potential mutations in 'spillover events.'...

15. Veganism: From fringe movement to global phenomenon

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/veganism-from-fringe-movement-to-global-phenomenon

The launch of Burger King's Impossible Whopper in 2019 was a 'pinch me' moment for longtime vegan advocate Toni Vernelli....

16. Cyprus to welcome 44 majestic vultures in bold conservation effort

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-to-welcome-44-majestic-vultures-in-bold-conservation-effort

Fifteen vultures were flown to Cyprus from Spain last week as part of the Life with Vultures program to save the endangered Griffon Vulture Gyps fulvus....

17. Developer's double plea amidst partially frozen road project in Akamas

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/developer-s-double-plea-amidst-partially-frozen-road-project-in-akamas

None of those who attended the meeting of the Environment Committee left any wiser about what is happening in the projects that have been carried out in recent months for the first phase of improvement of part of the road network of the Akamas National Forest Park....

18. Sea-lice disaster hits Iceland's prominent salmon farm

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/sea-lice-disaster-hits-iceland-s-prominent-salmon-farm

Images of severely diseased, dead and dying salmon at an Icelandic fish farm, obtained by the Guardian, have been described by one veterinary expert as an “animal welfare disaster” on a scale never previously seen....

19. Two bears held illegally in Nicosia

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/two-bears-held-illegally-in-nicosia

Veterinary Service officials have uncovered a startling discovery at an establishment in Nicosia, revealing that two bears were being held in captivity without the required licenses. ...

20. Elk on the loose causes metro meltdown in Stockholm

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/elk-on-the-loose-causes-metro-meltdown-in-stockholm

Traffic resumed on Stockholm's red metro line on Wednesday afternoon after an elk who got loose on the tracks was shot dead....

21. Crackdown on illegal modifications and builds in Akamas area

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/crackdown-on-illegal-modifications-and-builds-in-akamas-area

A joint team comprising officials from the Paphos District Administration, the Department of Planning and Zoning (Paphos Offices), and the Game and Wildlife Service, ...

22. Hunter slapped with 3,000 euro fine

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/hunter-slapped-with-3-000-euro-fine

A hunter in Cyprus has received a 3,000 euro out-of-court fine for engaging in illegal hunting in a restricted area. According to Paphos Police Department spokesman and Paphos CID head Michael Nicolaou,...

23. The deafening silence of the forests

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/the-deafening-silence-of-the-forests

Bass Rock is an island not too far off the coast of Scotland, east of Edinburgh. It is home to the largest northern gannet (Morus bassanus) colony in the world, hosting nearly 75,000 couples each year....

24. Dumping dilemma as Cyprus struggles to break the cycle of illegal waste

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/dumping-dilemma-as-cyprus-struggles-to-break-the-cycle-of-illegal-waste

The problem of the existence of three illegal dumpsites in the Akamas community area has been trapped in a vicious circle of blame for years....

25. Hunting rules go digital. Is it game over for tradition?

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/hunting-rules-go-digital-is-it-game-over-for-tradition

As hunters gear up for the start of game hunting in Cyprus this Sunday, the Game and Wildlife Service has released a comprehensive set of guidelines to ensure a safe and compliant hunting experience. ...

26. Ηead & Hand: Akamantis by artist Kyriaki Costa

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/1-iead-hand-akamantis-by-artist-kyriaki-costa

27. 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....

28. Climate change threatens tourism as tourism impacts climate change

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/no-two-ways-about-it-climate-change-threatens-tourism-as-tourism-impacts-climate-change

Coastal erosion, rising sea levels, increased temperatures, sea disturbances, and storms, as well as the reduction of freshwater supply, are some of the consequences of climate change....

29. 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....

30. Unveiling the hidden: A moving exhibition exposes the treatment of animals

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/unveiling-the-hidden-a-moving-exhibition-exposes-the-treatment-of-animals

An eye-opening exhibition at the Piraeus Metro station sheds light on the treatment of animals, revealing the hidden reality behind closed doors....

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