April 2016

Consultation meeting with birdwatchers and nature photographers for Akrotiri Marsh

The Darwin project for the restoration of Akrotiri Marsh organised an open discussion on 13 April 2016 for birdwatchers, nature photographers and visitors of Akrotiri Marsh to present the plans for visitor facilities and listen to feedback from participants. During the meeting, BirdLife Cyprus gave an overview of the project’s aim and activities and then RSPB (BirdLife

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‘Round 2’ of consultations with local communities on SPA management in full swing

The second and final round of consultations with local communities over management plans for Special Protection Areas (SPAs), i.e. Natura 2000 sites for birds, is in full swing. Between mid-February and mid-April, a total of 15 meetings were completed by BirdLife Cyprus and its contract partner, consultants IACO Environmental. The communities visited ranged from Ayia Napa

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Adoption of decree regarding the management and control of foxes

BirdLife Cyprus was informed from press articles in early April 2016 of the adoption of a decree issued by the Minister of the Interior for the management and control of the fox population. The decree was issued after the Scientific Committee provided its opinion to the Minister, asking for the implementation of management and control measures

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#WeNatureCy – voting and winning for nature

With parliamentary elections fast approaching BirdLife Cyprus has launched #WeNatureCy, an online campaign to engage the public and the candidates in matters related to the protection of Cyprus’ nature. Cyprus’ nature is unique. Nestled between Europe, Africa and the Middle East, we are gifted with a multitude of habitats and species, many unique to our island. Our

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Consultation meeting for Akrotiri Marsh visitor facilities

Project partners of the Darwin project ‘Akrotiri Marsh Restoration: a flagship wetland in the Cyprus SBAs’, are organising an open discussion on the latest developments at Akrotiri Marsh. The discussion is mainly addressed to birdwatchers and wildlife photographers and will focus on birdwatching / nature watching infrastructure and access within the site. The aim of

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Consultation meeting for Akrotiri Marsh visitor facilities

Project partners of the Darwin project ‘Akrotiri Marsh Restoration: a flagship wetland in the Cyprus SBAs’, are organising an open discussion on the latest developments at Akrotiri Marsh. The discussion is mainly addressed to birdwatchers and wildlife photographers and will focus on birdwatching / nature watching infrastructure and access within the site. The aim of

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Successful BirdLife Cyprus event ‘153 birds’ which marked the launch of drawing competition

The BirdLife Cyprus event titled ‘153 birds’ took place yesterday with great success at the Famagusta Gate Moat. Over 200 people of all ages joined us to listen to fairy tales and songs about birds and to draw.  At the event young and old learnt about some of the many bird species found in Cyprus,

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EU nature laws need implementation, not overhaul: NGO report

‘From Nature Alert to Action’ by BirdLife Europe and its Partners show EU nature legislation will have greatest impact if implemented, enforced and resourced without delay.  BirdLife Europe Partners in the 28 Member States have published From Nature Alert To Action, a shadow report of a European Commission “fitness check” of the EU’s Nature Directives,

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