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1. 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, ...

2. 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,...

3. 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....

4. 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....

5. 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. ...

6. Ηead & Hand: Akamantis by artist Kyriaki Costa

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

7. 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....

8. 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....

9. 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....

10. 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....

11. Illegal bird trafficking ring busted

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/illegal-bird-trafficking-ring-busted

An illegal wild bird trafficking ring was dismantled after a joint collaboration between the Game and Wildlife Service and Police....

12. 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....

13. Vulture from Spain dies of electrocution in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/vulture-from-spain-dies-of-electrocution-in-cyprus

A vulture born in Spain and released in Cyprus to help repopulate the island was tragically killed on Sunday, when the magnificent bird collided with power lines in Limassol...

14. Another 14 vultures arrive from Spain to supplement Cyprus' dwindling population

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/another-14-vultures-arrive-from-spain-to-supplement-cyprus-dwindling-population

Another 14 vultures arrived in Cyprus from Spain on Thursday last week as part of a population-boosting action under The LIFE with Vultures project team....

15. 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....

16. In a first for Cyprus, a €21.000 fine was imposed for bird poisoning

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/in-a-first-for-cyprus-a-€21-000-fine-was-imposed-for-bird-poisoning

For the first time in Cyprus, a €21,000 fine has been imposed for using poisoned bait to kill wild birds....

17. Abused dogs found alive in Larnaca offal pit

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/abused-dogs-found-alive-in-larnaca-offal-pit

Two dogs were found alive after emergency rescuers in rural Larnaca rushed to a farm pit that was filled with disposed animal carcasses...

18. Bird activists in Cyprus stand ground after video incident

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/bird-activists-in-cyprus-stand-ground-after-video-incident

The Committee Against Bird Slaughter in Cyprus says organized hunters were misleading the public over an incident last week, saying an activist caught on video and accused of harassing them was in fact waiting for authorities after having called in an illegal activity...

19. Hunting and environmental awareness make up this week's electoral issues

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/hunting-and-environmental-awareness-make-up-this-week-s-electoral-issues

On Tuesday the activity of the candidates for the presidency of the Republic continued with analyses of their positions and statements on various issues. The President of the Republic, Nicos Anastasiades, also made a statement regarding the unity of the Democratic Rally (DISY)....

20. 70% less wildlife in the world in less than half a century

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/70-less-wildlife-in-the-world-in-less-than-half-a-century

The World Wildlife Fund (WWF) reported a steep decline in the world's wildlife population in a report released last Thursday. The figures show a 69% drop from 1970 to 2018, a drop of less than half a century....

21. 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....

22. 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....

23. 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...

24. 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....

25. 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....

26. 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....

27. 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...

28. 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...

29. 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....

30. 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...

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