In July, during an intense heatwave, Cyprus suffered a deadly forest fire
At BirdLife Cyprus, we are very selective when it comes to offering volunteer opportunities, as we always want to ensure it works (and ‘gives’) both ways. Artemis, a 16-year-old student who spent a month volunteering with us this summer, shares her experiences and what she learnt along the way. Thank you, Artemis, for your interest and your passion and for all the valuable help!
The beginning of the Lady’s Mile redevelopment project has recently been announced. This precious area is definitely in need of both upgrading and management. The issue now lies in how this will be done, given that it is a very important and protected natural area.
Every summer the discussion about “nuisance” insects and ways to get rid of them comes to the fore.
Over recent decades, around 40-50 Griffon Vultures have died of poisoning, leaving
In recent years, there has been a discussion regarding the Turtle dove and what measures can be taken to help its recovery. But what is the current population status of the species, what are the reasons that have led to its significant decrease and what discussions are taking place at a European level in order to help it?
We all know of the importance of the Akamas Peninsula as one of the last remaining natural coastal areas in Cyprus, and of the development threat it faces. We bring you the latest developments, answering the ‘most frequently asked’ questions of recent months.
As we saw in the last episode, from the moment they hatch,
Πρόσφατες περιπτώσεις παράτυπων και προβληματικών διαδικασιών για την περιβαλλοντική αξιολόγηση έργων κοντά σε προστατευόμενες περιοχές υποσκάπτουν την πρόοδο που έχει γίνει τα τελευταία χρόνια.
The south-western part of Larnaka Salt Lake in Meneou (locally known as
If you are on the edge of your seat and are wondering how many of the six Common Kestrel eggs have hatched, then keep on reading.
Supporting vulture recovery, so they can act as nature’s ‘clean-up crew’, is not only good for the vultures themselves, it’s also good for our pockets, according to a new study.
In March, BirdLife Cyprus published its Autumn 2020 anti-trapping monitoring report, marking
Wildlife vets are few and far between in Cyprus, so we could not resist an interview with a member of
this rare species, who also happens to be a close collaborator of BirdLife Cyprus.
Τη φετινή Παγκόσμια Ημέρα Μεταναστευτικών Πουλιών, Σάββατο 8 Μαΐου, το BirdLife Cyprus προσκαλεί μικρούς και μεγάλους, όπου και να βρίσκονται, να συνδεθούν με τη φύση παρακολουθώντας και ακούγοντας τα πουλιά.
Before we begin the second part of the story, we urge you
Every spring, birds devote a huge amount of time and energy looking after their eggs and chicks. If you want to give them a helping hand, here are some simple tips that you can follow in your garden and local area to keep nesting birds safe.
The tale of a tagged vulture that reaches the parts that other vultures do not…
Η αρχή έγινε με τη Μαρίνα στην Αγία Νάπα, μετά ακολούθησε ο
Our network of Barn Owl nest boxes has been steadily growing these
BirdLife Cyprus’ latest report on bird trapping, for autumn 2020, presents the lowest trapping levels with mist nets ever recorded. Unfortunately, this welcome progress contrasts sharply with a catastrophic recent relaxation of the hunting law, while at the same time limestick use is on the rise.