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New Petition to Help Save The Cyprus Grass Snake from Extinction

New Petition to Help Save The Cyprus Grass Snake from Extinction

October 27, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

George has now launched a general online petition which calls for action by both the EU and The Cyprus Government. “We the undersigned request the EU and the Government of the Republic of Cyprus to take immediate action to conserve the Cyprus Grass Snake at locations in Xyliatos and Paralimni Lake and to take the […]

A Day in the Cyprus Hills with Snake George & the Dragons

A Day in the Cyprus Hills with Snake George & the Dragons

October 25, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

A Day in the Cyprus Hills with Snake George & the Dragons By Andy Ryder, Avon Reptile & Amphibian Group Snake George (Hans-Jörg Wiedl) is well known in Cyprus and across Europe as an expert in the reptiles and amphibians of Cyprus.  George was born in Innsbruck, Austria and worked as a Ranger in his […]

Cyprus Grass Snake could be extinct in three years

Cyprus Grass Snake could be extinct in three years

October 23, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

THE CYPRUS grass snake will be extinct in three years unless drastic measures are taken to protect the breed, President of  Cyprus Reptiles Hans-Jorg Wiedl aka ‘Snake George warned yesterday. “I have been trying to get the backing of the government for the last three years to start up a conservation and breeding programme to […]

EU asked to take action now to save the Cyprus Grass Snake

EU asked to take action now to save the Cyprus Grass Snake

October 10, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

A big thank you to the 20 people who have become Members of Cyprus Reptiles over the past few days and who have submitted letters online to the EU Parliament. What we do need is many more people to help me with this campaign which is about saving the harmless Cyprus Grass Snake from extinction and through […]

Update on Paralimni Lake and the Cyprus Grass Snake

Update on Paralimni Lake and the Cyprus Grass Snake

October 9, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

“The situation is so bad in Paralimni, that the only way is to take the Grass Snake from there…. if there are any still there…. and start the breeding program. But when will this happen?  Maybe it’s already too late, but I have done all I can and hope that it is not too late.” […]

EU may fine Cyprus over Grass Snake

EU may fine Cyprus over Grass Snake

October 9, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

In the Cyprus Mail By Patrick Dewhurst Published on September 26, 2010 TAXPAYERS could soon be lumbered with a multi million euro fine, when the European Union takes the government to court for disobeying an ecological conservation directive, the Green party said yesterday. In a statement, Green Party MP George Perdikis slammed the government’s decision […]