Inner City Pond Project

Project Description: The Inner City Pond Project aims to facilitate cooperation between local authorities, corporate and non-profit organizations, and local community groups to improve the quality and quantity of freshwater habitats available for British wildlife. Our primary goal is to support declining populations of native British species, especially threatened species, while also providing new or […]

Rewilding the Cyprus freshwater blenny

The Vision The reintroduction of the freshwater blenny (Salariopsis cf. fluviatilis) to its former range in the perennial rivers of Limassol, Cyprus. The Mission Our mission is to confirm the presence or absence of the Cyprus freshwater blenny through an island-wide survey, determine the correct taxonomy and phylogeny of the Cyprus freshwater blenny through genetic […]

Help Save the Cyprus Killifish

Aphanius Killifish Akrotiri Cyprus

The Mediterranean Killifish Aphanius fasciatus is known from just three locations on the island of Cyprus, the third was only discovered in late 2015 during a Freshwater Life Project investigation led by founder Chris Englezou. All three known populations of Aphanius in Cyprus are at risk from habitat degradation, waste dumping, construction and development projects, invasive species introductions, water extraction and pollution. We need to act fast to ensure these habitats are protected and secure a future for the Mediterranean Killifish in Cyprus; we desperately need your help before it is too late.