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Environmental Misconduct Under Scrutiny

Recent cases of environmental misconduct in protected areas, including unauthorized tourism development in Sotira, illegal road construction in Paphos’ Neo Chorio, endangering the Mediterranean monk seal in Limassol, and pollution from an unlawful biological plant in Kalopanayiotis, highlight the urgent need for stricter enforcement of environmental laws to protect sensitive ecosystems and endangered species. The violations have prompted investigations and legal actions, underscoring the importance of upholding environmental regulations to prevent further degradation of critical habitats and ensure compliance with conservation measures.

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Seal population gets boost with two births

The Mediterranean monk seal population in Cyprus is on the rise, with around 22 individuals along the coastline, marking a significant increase from just a decade ago. Two new births have brought hope for the endangered species, despite challenges and the recent loss of one newborn seal in Polis Chrysochous Bay.

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