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Cyprus told to speed up its recovery plan

CyprusMail 22 Feb 2024
... in the area of climate and environmental policies, Cyprus faces the challenge of high greenhouse gas emissions, gaps in water and waste management, and the need to safeguard biodiversity and wildlife.
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Open Letter for Environmental Protection of the Buffer Zone

CyprusMail 26 Dec 2023
To the People of Cyprus, though our land may be divided between the north and the south, ... Like a phoenix that rose from the ashes, the buffer zone became an unofficial wildlife refuge for endemics from iconic mouflons to small Cyprus tulips.
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Audit office says hands tied over Akamas investigation

CyprusMail 19 Dec 2023
BirdLife Cyprus, Terra Cypria, the Cyprus Wildlife Society and the Cyprus Natural Coastline initiative said the minister’s remarks on December 5 were remiss in that they made no explicit mention of ...
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Ακάμας: Ζητούν δημοσίευση πορίσματος και απόδοση ευθυνών

Stockwatch 19 Dec 2023
Το BirdLife Cyprus, η Terra Cypria,ο Σύνδεσμος Προστασίας Άγριας Ζωής (Cyprus Wildlife Society) και η Πρωτοβουλία για την Διάσωση των Φυσικών Ακτών (Cyprus Natural Coastline), σε κοινή ανακοίνωση τους ...
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Barn owls are back in Cyprus!

CyprusMail 18 Dec 2023
This is one of Cyprus’ successes – the good news we all need! It’s a feel-good story; something that has seen benefits for everyone from ministers to farmers, children to animals ... But in Cyprus, the ...
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Dedicating their life to turtle conservation

CyprusMail 10 Dec 2023
Growing up, I encountered more people who protected the turtle and the environment as a whole, notably the Cyprus Wildlife Society ... Simon has been protecting turtles for 45 years and in that time the coast of Cyprus has changed dramatically.
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Στη ζυγαριά Υπ. Συμβουλίου τα οδικά έργα Ακάμα

Stockwatch 07 Dec 2023
Στο μεταξύ σε κοινή ανακοίνωση οι περιβαλλοντικές οργανώσεις, BirdLife Cyprus, Terra Cypria, Cyprus Natural Coastline - Πρωτοβουλία για τη Διάσωση των Φυσικών Ακτών και Σύνδεσμος Προστασίας Άγριας ...
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Perdikis requests meeting with president over Akamas

CyprusMail 04 Dec 2023
Last week environmental groups BirdLife Cyprus, Terra Cypria, Cyprus Natural Coastline, and the Cyprus Wildlife Society, sent a letter to Agriculture Minister Petros Xenophontos requesting a meeting ...
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Environmental groups demand meeting with minister over Akamas

CyprusMail 02 Dec 2023
The groups, namely BirdLife Cyprus, Terra Cypria, Cyprus Natural Coastline, and the Cyprus Wildlife Society, slammed the “violation of legally binding, essential, and specific conditions” which were set out when the construction works were approved.
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How geology links to biodiversity

CyprusMail 29 Nov 2023
Cyprus is a unique place in terms of wildlife, with high biodiversity in plants and animals, of which many are endemic. That is, they are found only in Cyprus and nowhere else in the world.
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Restoration of Akamas damage must take place before rains

CyprusMail 23 Nov 2023
Speaking to Cyprus Mail the coordinator of the initiative for the protection of natural coasts and the wildlife society, emphasised in no uncertain terms the urgency of restoration actions which need to be undertaken.
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Agriculture ministry delegates attend EU conference on wildlife trade

CyprusMail 17 Nov 2023
A delegation from the agriculture ministry took part in an European conference on combating wildlife trade. Cyprus was invited to the event, held on Thursday in Brussels, as one of the first of nine EU ...
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Massive projects going ahead despite environment department’s concerns

CyprusMail 08 Nov 2023
It stands for ‘Imperative Reasons of Overriding Public Interest’, and it is fast becoming ‘environmental enemy number 1’ in Cyprus ... The study also mapped ‘roadless’ areas in Cyprus, that is areas at least one km away from a nearest road.
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AP Trending SummaryBrief at 12:05 a.m. EDT

The Galveston Daily News 30 Sep 2023
NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — Wildlife authorities and conservationists in Cyprus are releasing seven imported griffon vultures into the wild after implanting tracking devices, in hopes of ensuring the ...
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AP Trending SummaryBrief at 12:54 a.m. EDT

Athens Daily Review 30 Sep 2023
NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — Wildlife authorities and conservationists in Cyprus are releasing seven imported griffon vultures into the wild after implanting tracking devices, in hopes of ensuring the ...

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