Latest News for: Cyprus wildlife


Cyprus forest fire: Blaze ‘fully under control’ after homes and wildlife destroyed

The Independent 05 Jul 2021
... killed four people in Cyprus this weekend has now been brought under “full control”, the island’s agriculture department has announced – but not before it burnt down homes and destroyed wildlife.

Biologists defy Cyprus' ethnic divide to protect environment

Yahoo Daily News 15 Apr 2021
Cyprus Ogt Buffer Zone. A sing shows the way to the abandoned village of Varisha inside the U.N controlled buffer zone that divide the Greek, south, and the Turkish, north, Cypriots areas since 1974 of the Turkish invasion, in the divided island of Cyprus, on Friday, March 26, 2021 ... One Good Thing Cyprus Buffer Zone ... One Good Thing Cyprus Buffer Zone.

Cyprus Not Ready for EU Directive Limiting Single-Use Plastics

The National Herald 05 Apr 2021
NICOSIA -- Cyprus is lagging in preparing to implement a European ... Leaflets were distributed along Phinikoudes about the wildlife of Cyprus while biodegradable gloves were handed out, made by students from Aradippou High School, designed to decompose without leaving any residue.

Who is Angie Ferro?

The Manila Times 20 Mar 2021
An import from Cyprus Nicos Shiafkalis directed the project. This was performed at the floating stage of Parks & Wildlife Bureau (PAWB) before it was renamed after Ninoy Aquino ... I brought said film through a travel grant auspiced by Cecile to the annual UNESCO-ITI Theater Arts Congress in Cyprus then headed by director Nicos Shiafkalis ... PHOTO.

UK military killing THOUSANDS of farm animals in Cyprus and threatening PROTECTED wildlife zones – report

Russia Today 10 Jun 2020
The animal deaths are happening near the Royal Air Force (RAF) base at Akrotiri on the southern peninsula of Cyprus, the investigative website said ... The presence of an RAF runway less than one kilometer away means disturbance to the wildlife there is a “major issue,” BirdLife Cyprus director Martin Hellicar told Declassified.

In 2007, these Utah first graders gave us advice. Here’s what they say now that ...

The Salt Lake Tribune 09 Sep 2019
Almost exactly 12 years ago, The Salt Lake Tribune sat down with a group of first graders on their first day of school. The kids were nervous and excited and couldn’t stop asking when recess would be ... That interest started with a wildlife biology class she took during her senior year at Cyprus high ... Neihart, 18, graduated from Cyprus High in May.

Bird trappers in Cyprus feel the heat as courts impose biting penalties

Xinhua 11 Jul 2019
NICOSIA, July 11 (Xinhua) -- Bird trappers in Cyprus feel the heat as more and more of them are caught red-handed and courts hand out severe penalties, an environmental organization said on Thursday. Wild Life Cyprus, an organization dedicated to fighting the practice of bird ...

Island-hopping bear is caught and returned to wild

The San Juan Journal 21 Jun 2019
Ralph Downes, enforcement officer with the state Department of Fish and Wildlife, said the bear then swam across Deception Pass to Fidalgo Island. From there, he swam to Guemes, Cyprus, Blakely, Orcas, Shaw, San Juan, Lopez and Decatur islands before returning to the mainland.

EU leaders to debate push for zero emissions by 2050

The Hindu 17 Jun 2019
The growing stress on climate action comes after May 23-26 elections to the European Parliament where Green parties made substantial gains ... The World Wildlife Fund said Cyprus, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Italy, Latvia, Luxembourg, Malta, the Netherlands, Portugal, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden and Britain are “on board” for the 2050 goal.

How Cyprus is setting its sights on more Gulf tourists

Arabian Business 03 May 2019
Appointed to the newly created post of Deputy Minister of Tourism for Cyprus in January 2019, Savvas Perdios could be forgiven a few butterflies in the stomach, but the man charged with growing the nation’s hospitality sector seems altogether at ease in his new role ... Perdios has taken the helm of Cyprus’s tourism sector at a favourable juncture.
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