#Cyprus

.Nicosia, Cyprus

  • Oil spilled from Baniyas oil refinery on Syria’s Mediterranean coast
  • The oil slick now threatens to affect the ecologically-sensitive Cyprus islands
  • The slick has spread to the town of Jableh

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Sunken Forest located off at a coast in Cyprus. (Photo Credit: Representational Image/Unsplash)

  • A sunken forest is located off the coast of Pernera beach in Ayia Napa, Cyprus.
  • This is a project with the intent of highlighting "rewilding our natural spaces"
  • It has an entry on Pernera Beach, which leads to an entrance with a floating platform that goes down to the underwater sculptures.

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Trees burn in a forest on the slopes of the Throodos mountain chain, as a giant fire rages on the Mediterranean island of Cyprus. (Photo credit: AFP)

  • The deadly fire in Cyprus has claimed four lives on Monday
  • The wildfire is said to be the worst in decades
  • The fire razed tracts of forest and gutted dozens of homes

.Nicosia, Cyprus
A helicopter drops water over the mountain of Troodos in Agious Vavatsinias village, southwestern Cyprus. (Photo Credit: AP/PTI)

  • Cyprus is fighting a deadly wildfire described by officials as the worst in the country's history
  • The blaze has destroyed at least 50 sq km of forest and farmland
  • Four people have died in the blaze