Drones, Satellites Help Greek Researchers Tackle Plastic Pollution

Researchers from the University of the Aegean have developed an innovative experiment off the coast of Lesvos to tackle one of the biggest environmental...

Divers Clear Dangerous ‘Ghost Nets’ from Santorini Waters

An international team of eight volunteers from the Netherlands, France and Greece have taken part in a dive off Santorini to remove lost or...

Drones Detect Plastic Waste in Greek Seas

University of the Aegean kgiyvbk researchers conducted a successful experiment detecting plastic waste in the sea of Lesvos with the use of drones. The Marine Remote...

Plastics Pollution Choking Greek Mediterranean: Report

By Heini-Sofia Alavuo As Greeks try to cut the amount of plastic clogging up their seas and environment, a new report released on Friday -- World Oceans...

Motorbike, Radiators, Kitchen Sinks Dumped at Mykonos Beach (video)

A motorbike, radiators and kitchen sinks were among the debris recovered from the seabed at a beach in the Greek island of Mykonos by volunteers...

Greeks Shun Plastic Bags in Record Numbers

The use of plastic bags in Greece has dropped sharply following the introduction of a so-called eco-tax of €0.4 ($0.47) for every bag, introduced...

Greeks Fight to Protect Majestic Rare Vulture

By Heini-Sofia Alavuo The bearded vulture (gypaetus barbatus) is one of the rarest raptors in Europe, and now Greeks on its mountainous island home of Crete...

European Environment Agency: 96% of Greek Beaches are Excellent for Swimming

The European Environment Agency annual report on clean water beaches, lakes and rivers for swimming, shows that 95.9 percent of Greek waters are considered...

Greek Cities Swelter Amid Shrinking Green Spaces

By Heini-Sofia Alavuo Greece is known for its beauty and nature, but this doesn’t always shine through in the bigger cities. People living in urban...

Drought-Hit Cretan Farmers Braced for 40% Loss of 2018’s Crop

By Heini-Sofia Alavuo As reported earlier this year by Greek Reporter, the island of Crete has been suffering from a difficult drought. In April, the island had only...

Greece Vows to Resolve Eldorado Gold Dispute ‘Soon’

The government expects to reach a deal with Canadian firm Eldorado Gold over a mining project in northern Greece which has been dogged by years of...

Sikinos First Greek Island to Say No to Plastic Straws

The Municipality of Sikinos, along with the Sea Change ecology organization and the Aikaterini Laskaridis Foundation, will be banishing the use of plastic straws...

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