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Goodbye BirdLife Cyprus

'It was 4 years ago, when I was still fresh from university, that I couldn't believe my ears when I was told that I was to become BirdLife Cyprus' Natura 2000 Officer. Four years have passed since that day, and I will be forever grateful for the opportunity to represent BirdLife Cyprus in its Habitats and...
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Bird ringing: is it still relevant?

With advances in satellite tagging technology making it easy (if not cheap!) to track birds in ‘real time’, many are asking questions about the need to continue with traditional bird ringing. But there are good reasons why ringing should continue, which we cover briefly here, while referring you to...
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Illegal killing of birds – a widespread problem across the Mediterranean

Illegal killing of migratory birds is a widespread problem across the Mediterranean. Various illegal methods of killing and trapping are sadly used in countries found on the bird migration routes, including France, Italy, Spain, Malta and Cyprus. Such methods include limesticks, mist nets...
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BirdLife Cyprus goes to school

The ongoing support from NABU (BirdLife Germany) and the Heinz Sielmann Stiftung makes it possible for BirdLife Cyprus to continue visiting primary schools and to reach out to children, to educate them on the birds of Cyprus, the wonder of migration, threats to migratory birds, such as...
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Meeting with the Ministry of Agriculture, Natural Resources and Environment

BirdLife Cyprus met with the Director General of the Ministry of Agriculture, Natural Resources and the Environment, Mrs Olympia Stylianou on 7 November 2014. Mrs Stylianou invited officials from the Environment, Forest and Agriculture departments to the meeting in order to discuss...
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