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Operation Jay

Anyone volunteering or working with nature conservation here in Cyprus will certainly have many stories of disappointment and frustration to share. Nevertheless, there are also stories of hope reminding us that there is light at the end of the tunnel!One morning, a few weeks ago, I was sitting as...
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BirdLife Cyprus participates at BirdFair

In August every year, and for the last 26 years, something very exciting happens in the UK for the birdwatching community. Birdfair, the British Birdwatching Fair takes place at the Rutland Water Nature Reserve, where more than 20,000 visitors attend annually and over 300 exhibitors from all...
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BirdLife organises a workshop on methodology of surveying illegal bird trapping in Cyprus

BirdLife Cyprus organised a workshop with title ‘Methodology of surveying illegal bird trapping in Cyprus’ at the Akrotiri Environmental Education Centre in Limassol on the 7th July 2015, with funding from the MAVA Foundation and as part of the ‘Flyway Conservation in the Mediterranean – Phase II’...
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Update on lobbying against the “alternative plan” of the Strategic Action Plan

BirdLife Cyprus continues lobbying for the withdrawal of the “alternative plan” from the Strategic Action Plan (StAP) against illegal bird killing, as this was announced on May 14th after it was approved by the Council of Ministers. On 1 July 2015 the “alternative plan” for the “selective hunting of...
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Record breaking number of EU citizens call on the EU to protect nature

Over half a million people (520,325) called on the European Commission to save Europe’s nature laws in a public consultation, sending the strongest message for nature protection in the history of the EU. This is particularly hopeful as it illustrates the love people have for nature and the recognition of...
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