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#WeNatureCy - voting and winning for nature

With parliamentary elections fast approaching BirdLife Cyprus has launched #WeNatureCy, an online campaign to engage the public and the candidates in matters related to the protection of Cyprus’ nature. Cyprus’ nature is unique. Nestled between Europe, Africa...
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Consultation meeting with birdwatchers and nature photographers for Akrotiri Marsh

The Darwin project for the restoration of Akrotiri Marsh organised an open discussion on 13 April 2016 for birdwatchers, nature photographers and visitors of Akrotiri Marsh to present the plans for visitor facilities and listen to feedback from participants. During the meeting, BirdLife Cyprus gave an...
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‘Round 2’ of consultations with local communities on SPA management in full swing

The second and final round of consultations with local communities over management plans for Special Protection Areas (SPAs), i.e. Natura 2000 sites for birds, is in full swing. Between mid-February and mid-April, a total of 15 meetings were completed by BirdLife Cyprus and its contract partner...
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Audouin’s Gull shows worrying trend in Cyprus – results of 2007-15 surveys published in Sandgrouse

Breeding numbers of the rare Audouin’s Gull Larus audouinii show a downward trend, as demonstrated by an analysis of nine years of count data from the gull’s only Cyprus colony, at the Kleides islets off the tip of the Karpasia peninsula. Results of boat surveys carried out by BirdLife Cyprus in...
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Small bird, big message

New study confirms common birds are powerful indicators of threats from climate change. From Europe to the US the trends match, as scientists expected, the data showing coherent and substantial changes in detriment to cold-adapted species...
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