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Painted Butterfly migration in Cyprus
A 33 year fight for Akamas
Cyprus bird trapping hits record low

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04 February 2019
Now is that great time in the year when Cyprus is still hosting some striking winter visitor birds, while also welcoming the first of the spring migrants, forerunners of the wonderful bonanza to come. 
29 January 2019
Have you been out birdwatching in Cyprus during 2018? Make your birdwatching count and ensure that your sightings are included in the country database by sending all your sightings to the Recorder.
24 January 2019
Every year on 2 February, we celebrate World Wetlands Day (WWD), a day to raise global awareness about the important role of wetlands for people and the planet. This year, the focus of WWD is the role of wetlands in combating Climate Change.
30 December 2018
​As we are heading towards 2020, we are approaching the deadline to achieve Europe's mandatory energy targets for Cyprus. That is, the share of energy from renewable sources to reach 13% of the gross final energy consumption.
30 December 2018
Now in winter many would be relieved thinking that our migratory birds have safely made it to their wintering grounds and are spending their days resting and gathering strength for the coming spring.
30 December 2018
The Natura 2000 beach “Polis-Gialia” is considered the most important nesting beach for the sea turtle Caretta caretta in the Republic of Cyprus.
30 November 2018
Akamas is a word which, unfortunately, has been synonymous with dispute in public discourse, for at least the last decade. The impression is often given that Akamas is an issue that remains seemingly inactive, but which every couple of months returns and sweeps the Press and Media, communicating many different messages, before it is put back to rest until the next outburst.
29 November 2018
Targeted conservation action continues to yield positive results, with two of the world’s rarest and most threatened bird species, Northern Bald Ibis and Pink Pigeon, the latest to recover from the brink of extinction thanks to direct intervention.
29 November 2018
Barn Owls, they are mostly seen at dusk and the reason is simple. This is when mice, rats and shrews, their main prey, are active.
21 November 2018
Cape Greco is an area of stunning natural richness and beauty. Introducing its wonders to children and adults became the focal point of a collaboration between BirdLife Cyprus and Melissa Hekkers, the creator behind the popular mandala colouring book series. 

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