30 Kilos of Plastic Found in Stomach of Beached Whale in Santorini (photos)

More than 30 kilograms of plastic material has been discovered in the stomach of the dead whale that was washed ashore at a remote...

Huge Sperm Whale Beached at Santorini (photos, video)

The A 9-meter (30 feet) sperm whale has been washed ashore at the Akrotiri area of the Greek island of Santorini. The dead mammal, which was...

Man Arrested for Abusing Dog in Central Greece

A man was arrested for abusing a dog near Larissa, central Greece, on Easter Sunday. The incident took place in the town of Sykourio, where...

Brown Bear Population in Greece ‘Recovering’

Efforts to protect Greece's brown bears are starting to pay off, according to a study by the conservation group Arcturos this week. It claims the...

Amazing Flamingos Turn Greek Lagoon Pink (photos)

Hundreds of migrating flamingos have added a dash of vibrant color to Lefkimmi lagoon in Corfu during their annual stopover in northwestern Greece. The magnificent...

Greek Government Drops Bill on Pets, Strays Following Outcry

The Greek government was forced to withdraw proposed legislation on pets and strays following widespread outcry from animal welfare organizations and opposition parties. Agriculture and...

Footage of Soldiers’ Dog Cruelty Shocks Greece

Video footage showing two Greek soldiers tormenting a dog before throwing it off a cliff has shocked the public and to the culprits being...

Greek Legislation Calls for Pet Neutering, ‘Animal Passports’

A draft bill that obligates Greek animal owners to neuter their pets or pay a levy if they have pairs for breeding will be...

5 Greek Nominees for Top EU Environmental Award

Five Greek projects have been selected by the European Union to compete for the prestigious Natura 2000 award. The Greek nominees are among 25 finalists...

Bears Wake from Winter Sleep in Northern Greece

Spring is in the air and the waking of bears as they come out of their hibernation is a sign of the change of...

Wild Boars Filmed Hogging Greek Waters (video)

A video of a pair of wild boars swimming off the coast of the western Peloponnese went  viral in Greece on Friday, a day...

Wild Bears Startle Greek City

  To clap eyes on one bear in Greece would be something to write home about, but motorists near the northern city of Kastoria were...

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