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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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Halt on Unauthorized Monastery Expansion in Protected Cape Greco

Authorities in Cape Greco halted the unauthorized construction of a monastery due to its location within protected areas, including the Natura 2000 zone, Ayia Napa state forest, and Cape Greco national forest park, emphasizing the importance of preserving biodiversity and ecological integrity in such regions. This intervention underscores the commitment to maintaining the delicate balance between cultural development and environmental preservation, sparking a conversation about the sanctity of protected areas and the need to respect nature’s masterpiece for the benefit of current and future generations.

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