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Join us on 7 January to clean Akrotiri Marsh

The Akrotiri Community Council in cooperation with BirdLife Cyprus is organising a Volunteer Clean-up day at Akrotiri Marsh. The aim is to remove as much dumped waste from the site as possible and to raise awareness on the value of this important wetland. The clean-up is taking place on Saturday...
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Final MAVA project workshop took place in Croatia

BirdLife Cyprus participated in a four-day workshop that took place in Zagreb (Croatia) from 28 November to 1 December 2016 as part of the project ‘Capacity Building for Flyway Conservation in the Mediterranean’ funded by the MAVA Foundation...
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University of Cyprus study examines behaviours related to illegal bird trapping

A one year experimental study examining emotions and environmental action has successfully been completed by the Nestor Research Group of the University of Cyprus. This study was undertaken on behalf of Birdlife Cyprus, which funded this work through a grant from the A.G. Leventis Foundation...
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Annual winter Griffon Vulture count success

On Friday 9 December 2016, BirdLife Cyprus volunteers and staff, together with the Game and Fauna Service and the SBA Environmental Department, carried out the annual winter census of the Griffon Vulture for 2016/17. The team of observers covered seven look-out points spread across the vulture...
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Great news for nature: huge public campaign saves EU nature laws

In a great victory for nature, the European Commission officially confirmed on 7 December 2016 that the EU nature laws – the Birds and Habitats Directives – will be saved and not rewritten and weakened. This announcement ends two years of uncertainty over the future of the Directives...
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