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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

Fine of €6,500 in a bar in Paphos for violating decrees

The Paphos District Court imposed a fine of €6,500 on Monday, on a property owner for violating the decree of the Law on Disinfection. Specifically,...

Cyprus and Russia agree to amend Double Tax Treaty

Cyprus and Russia agreed on Monday to amend the Cyprus-Russia Double Tax Treaty, as Minister of Finance Constantinos Petrides wrote in a post on...

Greek Foreign Ministry calls on Turkey to stop its illegal actions

The Greek Foreign Ministry sent a clear message that Greece will defend it sovereignty and its sovereign rights and called on Turkey to immediately...

Measures against Covid-19 must become the Modus Vivendi, Professor Kostrikis says

The additional measures decided and applied ten days ago by the government and the epidemiological team, in the framework of the actions taken to...

Registration of motor vehicles declines by 8.9% in July 2020

The total registrations of motor vehicles in July 2020 numbered 4,227, recording a decrease of 8.9% compared to July 2019, the Statistical Service of...

Taste

Octopus ‘Kathisto’ (or Octopus braised in Wine)

Ingredients: 1/2 cup Greek extra virgin olive oil 2 medium onions, chopped fine 1 large octopus, about 2kg (cleaned and kept whole) 3/4 cup dry red wine 1/3 cup...

Homemade lemonade

Ingredients: 1 cup lemon juice 1 cup sugar Method: Thoroughly wash the lemons with soap and warm water. Roll each lemon with the palm of your hand, pressing...

‘Striftaria’ mini cheese pies

Ingredients 1 ½ cup milk 2 tbsps. flour 4 tsps. of butter 3 eggs, slightly beaten + 1 extra with 1 tbs. of milk for spreading 1 pack of...

Mini potato canapes baked on salt

Ingredients Serves: 12 1kg small Cypriot potatoes rock salt, as needed 250g salted butter 300ml full fat cremé frâiche 1 pot cod or salmon roe Method Prep:20min › Cook:35min › Ready in:55min Take...