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Using Art to Convey Environmental Concerns

Artists like Stass Paraskos use art to raise awareness about environmental issues by incorporating recycled materials and promoting sustainable practices. Their works, such as ‘The Great Wall of Lempa’ in Cyprus, serve as powerful reminders of the impact of human activities on nature and inspire viewers to reflect on their consumption habits and embrace sustainability.

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Conflict at Cape Greco: Monastery Construction Sparks Environmental Concerns

The conflict at Cape Greco over the unauthorized construction of a monastery in the protected Natura 2000 site highlights the struggle to balance architectural development with environmental preservation. Government orders to halt the construction have been defied by the Famagusta Bishopric, sparking debates on adhering to environmental laws in areas of ecological significance.

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Unpermitted Church Construction in Ayia Napa Sparks Controversy

The unauthorized construction of a church in Ayia Napa by the Bishopric of Famagusta has sparked controversy over environmental impact and legal loopholes, with calls for accountability and protection of Natura 2000 sites. Despite a cessation order, bureaucratic challenges and potential delays in legal resolution have raised concerns over wildlife disturbance and historic site protection.

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Akamas Roadwork Developments Awaited Imminently

The Akamas peninsula construction project is on hold due to environmental concerns, pending a report that will be presented to the cabinet by midMarch. The government’s handling of the situation has drawn criticism from both President Christodoulides and environmental advocates, with international bodies also weighing in on the importance of preserving the region’s biodiversity.

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Environmental Concerns at Achna Dam Due to Waste Seepage

The waste seepage at Achna Dam led to immediate actions including water testing, halting irrigation usage, and enhancing waste tank supervision. Ongoing monitoring and investigations aim to mitigate risks and improve waste management practices for the future, underscoring the interconnectedness of environmental health, public safety, and sustainable farming practices.

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Akamas Roadworks Spark Environmental Concerns

Environmental concerns have arisen in the Akamas Peninsula due to roadworks that allegedly violate construction conditions, sparking a call for sustainable development that aligns with the area’s proposed National Park status. Green Party Leader Giorgos Perdikis seeks presidential intervention, while environmental groups accuse the parties responsible for the roadworks of breaching legally binding conditions, and the construction company claims to have kept relevant authorities informed.

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Ecological Concerns Rise Over Akamas Road Work Debacle

The Akamas road work has sparked ecological concerns due to road widening exceeding environmental plans—10 meters instead of the agreed 6 meters—threatening the biodiversity of this Natura 2000 site. The construction lacked proper oversight, with evidence of environmental guidelines being violated, prompting a halt in activities and an investigation to enforce accountability and protect Akamas’ natural heritage. The situation has drawn the attention of auditors and highranking officials, with conflicting responses from government entities. The lack of environmental supervision and potential claims for compensation from the construction firm further complicate the scenario. The future of Akamas now hinges on the promised investigation by the president, as concerned citizens and environmental advocates hope for accountability and the safeguarding of the natural heritage of Akamas.

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Critical Coordination Failure in Akamas Roadworks

Construction on the Akamas peninsula road network has been temporarily halted due to environmental concerns and criticism over the government’s ineffective coordination. The contractor Cyfield has paused all operations to address issues and prevent further financial and ecological damage, ensuring the project respects the delicate Akamas environment.

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