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Acacia removal in Cape Pyla – a milestone action against illegal bird trapping

In a milestone action against illegal bird trapping, the SBA Administration continued with its acacia removal plan in July 2015 in the trapping hotspot of Cape Pyla. Back in December 2014 an area with acacias was cleared at the outskirts of Cape Pyla, which BirdLife Cyprus welcomed and supported...
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Climate Ops – your chance to be part of a documentary about climate change

Is there a place, close to your heart, that is threatened to disappear by climate change? You now have a chance to be heard: ARTE is producing a collaborative documentary about climate change in foresight of the United Nations Climate Change Conference which will be held in Paris in December...
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Join BirdLife Cyprus’ annual autumn raptor migration counts

Throughout September and the first half of October BirdLife Cyprus volunteers will be counting raptors (and any other migratory species of interest) as they congregate on passage through Akrotiri, Cape Greco and Paphos Plain. The most important of these sites is the Akrotiri peninsula – a classic...
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Field season round-up

An impressive total of over 450 surveys were completed by our team of recorders this spring and summer, covering the length and breadth of the island. Between 1st March and early July 2015 our dedicated team made up of local and visiting volunteers, plus BirdLife Cyprus staff, carried out...
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Civil Society in Cyprus: building for the future

During two events, on 2 July 2015, the NGO Initiative Cyprus, to which BirdLife Cyprus belongs, together with the Commissioner for Volunteerism and NGOs, Mr Yiannis Yiannakis, and an expert, from the INGO Conference of the Council of Europe, Mr Jeremy McBride, presented a policy paper on...
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