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Loizidou: Sweeping changes on environmental policies thanks to EU

There have been sweeping changes in Cyprus on environmental issues since the 1980s, Xenia Loizidou, president of AKTI project and research centre told philenews,...

What does the Cyprus Energy Agency do?

Sustainable development: this is the focus of the Cyprus Energy Agency, a non-government, non-profit organisation set up in 2009 and engaged in the battle...

Panayiotou: We draw resources from the EU, but we could do more

Cyprus’ Environment Commissioner Ioannou Panayiotou has highlighted the important role the EU plays in dealing with climate change. In an interview with Philenews, Panayiotou said...

Agriculture Minister: New framework for animal welfare to be implemented

Radical changes to legislation governing animal welfare are in the pipeline, propelled by greater sensitivity in the European Union to animal rights. As Agriculture Minister...

EU funds crucial to environment protection in Cyprus

EU funds have given Cyprus the opportunity to implement projects for the protection of the environment it would not otherwise have been able to...

Forestry dept: EU funds crucial to environmental protection

Charalambos Alexandrou, director of the Forestry Department and president of the Cyprus Forest Association, has highlighted the importance of EU funding to help protect...

EU backs projects to protecting Cyprus birds

BirdLife Cyprus has applied to the EU’s Life programme – from which it has received funds for other projects -- to help protect the...

Terra Cypria pushes environmental agenda with local, EU input

Terra Cypria, an NGO which has set up the Environmental Studies Centre (CESC) in the village of Kritou Terra close to the Akamas peninsula,...

Top Stories

Trump says protesters would have met ‘vicious dogs’ if White House fence breached

U.S. President Donald Trump on Saturday said demonstrators protesting the death of a black man who died after a white police officer knelt on...

Paphos: Police publish photos of stolen valuables

  Police have found jewellery, watches and other valuables in the possession of a 22 year old and a 15 year old who are under...

Protests flare around the United States over Minneapolis killing

Violent protests flared overnight in several U.S. cities as demonstrators vented their anger over the killing of George Floyd, a black man who died...

Just one new Covid-19 case on Saturday; total at 943

  One person has tested positive for coronavirus from a total of 2061 tests, the Health Ministry said on Saturday, bringing the total since the...

Paphos: 10 hotels to reopen in June

  Ten of the 57 hotels in the Paphos district are expected to reopen in June, the president of the Paphos branch of the Cyprus...

Taste

Local cuisine: An introduction

Rich in fresh ingredients and tasty herbs, offers the very best of Mediterranean culinary delights. Head out to a tavern and feast on a...

Spiced lamb with beetroot salad and scented yoghurt

Lay the lamb on a tray, skin side down. Rub with crushed garlic, sprinkle with spices and ground pistachios, wrap in plastic wrap and...

Easy seafood pasta with white wine sauce

Ingredients: 2-3 tbsp olive oil 1 garlic clove, chopped 2-3 tablespoons of whipped cream 1/3 cup white wine 300g spaghetti, roughly broken 300-400g of...

Traditional salads that will blow your mind away

This traditional salads will make you actually love salads! Cyprus may be famous for souvla and kleftiko but if you try the traditional salads with...