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Παρουσίαση βιβλίου “Λιβελούλες της Κύπρου” και προβολή ντοκιμαντέρ για τη Χερσόνησο Ακρωτηρίου

Το BirdLife Cyprus προσκαλεί το κοινό σε παρουσίαση βιβλίου της Μαίρης Μιχαηλίδου με τίτλο «Λιβελούλες της Κύπρου, Οδηγός Αναγνώρισης» και σε προβολή ντοκιμαντέρ με θέμα τη Χερσόνησο Ακρωτηρίου την Τετάρτη, 22 Ιουνίου στις 19:30 στο Πολιτιστικό Ίδρυμα ARTos, στους Άγιους Ομολογητές.

Συνέντευξη: Τι διακυβεύεται στον Ακάμα

Ακολουθεί συνέντευξη που έδωσε ο Διευθυντής του BirdLife Cyprus, Μάρτιν Χέλλικαρ, για την ιστοσελίδα ενημέρωσης Stockwatch, σχετικά με τις πρόσφατες εξελίξεις για το υπό εξέταση Τοπικό Σχέδιο Ακάμα. Η ολοκλήρωση της εκτίμησης των επιπτώσεων του υπό εκπόνηση Τοπικού Σχεδίου Ακάμα με την έκδοση της Ειδικής Οικολογικής Αξιολόγησης από το Τμήμα Περιβάλλοντος αναμένεται εντός των ημερών.

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Terrible blow to the Griffon Vulture population in Cyprus

Joint statement by BirdLife Cyprus and the Game & Fauna Service

On 3 and 4 May, three vultures, including one adult bird and two chicks, were found dead in the Paphos District. These deaths are a huge blow to the species in Cyprus and this tragic event confirms how vulnerable the Griffon Vulture population is in Cyprus and the urgent need to tackle the threats facing this species.

Ειδικά εκπαιδευμένοι σκύλοι επιστρατεύονται στη μάχη ενάντια στα δηλητήρια

Μετά από ενάμιση χρόνο εντατικής εκπαίδευσης στην Ελλάδα, οι δυο σκυλίτσες Sofie και Dixie ράτσας Border Collie έχουν έρθει στην Κύπρο για να αλλάξουν τα δεδομένα στην αντιμετώπιση της παράνομης χρήσης δηλητηριασμένων δολωμάτων στην ύπαιθρο.

‘Seeing the world through nature’ online conference

BirdLife Cyprus invites you to the conference of the Erasmus project ‘Seeing the world through nature’, which aims to promote outdoor education and bird education as a means to connect children with visual disabilities with the natural world. The conference is addressed to teachers, facilitators, parents and to anyone else who may be interested in …

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Four Griffon Vulture pairs already active this breeding season

Like many large birds of prey, Griffon Vultures get ready to breed long before the first signs of spring. As early as mid-December, they begin pairing and copulating. By January, the nest is ready to welcome a pair’s one and only egg. Following this natural rhythm, and however wintery the weather might be, our monitoring …

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Snouts on a mission against poison

As we look to set up our own dog units as part of the LIFE with Vultures project, we talk to the handlers of Greece’s canine heroes. Covering more than 500 kilometers in patrols since their units’ creation, Kouki and Ioli, two four-legged detectives, and their handlers, Dimitris and Victoria respectively, have found and removed from the Greek countryside 119 poisoned animals and 122 poison baits. In the interview that follows, Dimitris Vavylis and Victoria Saravia, handlers of two Anti-Poison Dog Units run by HOS (BirdLife in Greece), share their experience. (Interview date: February 2020)

Lessons from Cyprus

Martin Harper, Regional Director for BirdLife Europe & Central Asia, writes about key nature conservation challenges in Cyprus after his recent visit to our island. Martin Harper visited at the invitation of BirdLife Cyprus, the local BirdLife partner. The focus for Martin’s visit was on environmental issues in the British Bases, both due to the urgency of the challenges there and because of Martin’s previous role as Head of International division at the RSPB (BirdLife in the UK).

How dangerous power lines can be made safer for birds

Overhead power lines can often have negative impacts for wildlife – especially birds. Collisions with these structures are responsible for the death of millions of birds throughout the world, especially raptors and other large birds, and have the potential to negatively affect their populations. With a continuously expanding power line network, it is becoming increasingly …

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Cyprus welcomes 15 Griffon Vultures from Spain

The first 15 Griffon Vultures to support the extremely threatened population of the species on the island arrived in Cyprus in mid-November 2021. This restocking action took place as part of the “LIFE with Vultures” project, which aims to prevent the extinction the Griffon Vulture Gyps fulvus from the island and at the same time strengthen its population and preserve it for the long-term.

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