BirdLife Cyprus expresses deep concerns about a concert scheduled to take place without any environmental permit on 23 June at Lady's Mile and which will have impact on vulnerable bird species for which the area is protected.
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.
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.
BirdLife Cyprus is outraged by the latest developments on the Zakaki Casino, at Akrotiri Peninsula, which is set to go ahead without any proper assessment of impacts on the environment and wildlife. This goes against both EU and Cypriot laws.
Last Saturday was one of those perfect winter days. The welcoming warmth of the sun and the soothing calm of the sky-blue sea made Cape Greco irresistibly inviting and the day fitting for our creative mapping workshop.
The raptor count is a major survey taking place every Autumn and this year is no exception with the surveys beginning on 27 August 2016 and lasting up to 9 October 2016.
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