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Pambos, the wandering turtle
What’s Lady’s Mile besides Limassol’s top beach, and why the fuss?
The Barn Owl project: From small beginnings to a national action plan

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29 July 2019
Pambos, a satellite-tagged loggerhead turtle named by the Bycatch Project team, is proving to be a great wanderer, with ‘romance’ the apparent driving force!
02 July 2019
It is always rewarding to see the smile on a farmer’s face when they hear that a Barn Owl has occupied “their” nest box. Since 2015, we’ve been installing Barn Owl boxes in collaboration with farmers and farming communities with funding from the Tasso Leventis Conservation Foundation. The aim is to turn to a wildlife-friendly method when it comes to controlling rodent populations.
 
02 July 2019
Swimming, sunbathing, watersports, you name it. Lady’s Mile is by far the most popular beach in Limassol. And why not? With its warm, shallow and clear waters and its sandy beach, it is the perfect place for a family to spend its summer weekends.
03 May 2019
The European Honey-buzzard is fearless in the face of stinging wasps and hornets - but it has no defence against illegal shooting for sport. In Italy, “anti-poaching camps” sparked an extremely successful movement, which has saved thousands of honey-buzzards.
05 March 2019
This spring, BirdLife is telling the spectacular migratory stories of seven iconic birds – exposing the illegal threats they face along the African-Eurasian flyway. Are you ready to embark on nature’s most incredible journey? Join us as we follow our magnificent seven on their epic ‘Flight for Survival’.
05 March 2019
Between the heaps of pessimistic and grim news about nature and the environment that flood our screens every day, good news, as obvious as they should be, are of particular importance. Not only because of their literal nature as positive, but also because they give us the strength to continue the struggle and the right to imagine a better future for nature in our country.
05 March 2019
Although not an excuse for missing school, this is the reality for schools of marine mammals (e.g. dolphins), turtles and seabirds when they are tangled or even drowned in abandoned, lost, discarded or active fishing gear.
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.
05 November 2018
A recent report by the Auditor General, looking into the Game and Fauna Service revealed that, in 2015, the Game and Fauna Service spent 5 times more money on captive breeding of Chukar Partridges to be released for hunting than it did on habitat management actions. 

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