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All about birds
A month of volunteering for BirdLife Cyprus

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!

Conservation & Science
Lady’s Mile: upgrade with nature in mind?

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.

Policy
Turtle Doves are sending out an SOS

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?

Conservation & Science
What is happening with Akamas? The latest developments

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.

In the press
Μας ταΐζουν κουτόχορτο με τους όρους περιβαλλοντικών αξιολογήσεων

Πρόσφατες περιπτώσεις παράτυπων και προβληματικών διαδικασιών για την περιβαλλοντική αξιολόγηση έργων κοντά σε προστατευόμενες περιοχές υποσκάπτουν την πρόοδο που έχει γίνει τα τελευταία χρόνια.

All about birds
Interview with wildlife vet Constantinos Antoniou

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.

In the press
Παγκόσμια Ημέρα Μεταναστευτικών Πουλιών 2021

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.

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All about birds
What should we do to protect bird nests?

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.

In the press
Illegal bird trapping: plugging one gap only to create another

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.

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