“Eurydice” Flood the Third Worst in Attica History, Experts Say

The flash flood caused by Eurydice storm that devastated west Attica, with 16 confirmed dead so far, was the third worst flooding disaster recorded...

Greece’s Flood Death Toll Rises to 16

Although not entirely unexpected, the discovery of yet another body by the Fire Brigade in western Attica as a result of the flood caused...

Scientists Have Been Warning for Years that Mandra was a Flood Danger Zone

A Greek professor of Geology revealed that the dangers from flooding in Mandra, where at least 15 people died on Wednesday, were studied by...

Victims of Agia Zoni II Oil Spill Can Now Receive Compensation

Those who suffered losses due to the pollution caused by the sinking of the Agia Zoni II oil tanker off the coast of Salamis...

R.I.P. ‘Mitsos’: The Oldest Bear in Greece Dies of Old Age

The oldest bear in Greece has died in the wildlife refuge of the Greek environmental organization Arcturos in northern Greece. The organization announced that 'Mitsos',...

Historic Olive Grove of Corfu under Threat Due to Illegal Logging

Local authority officials and residents of Corfu have raised the alarm over the gradual destruction of the famous olive grove on the island. The grove;...

‘Supersized’ Rare White Truffle Weighing 510 Grams Found in Greece

A Greek truffle hunter discovered an unusually large rare white truffle in the mountains of northern Greece. Prized by connoisseurs as a gourmet delicacy, large...

WWF Slams Greece for Violating EU Environmental Laws

The World Wildlife Fund (WWF) is criticizing Greece for repeatedly violating European Union environmental laws, having the second-worst compliance record among EU member states. According...

Artificial Lake in Crete Dries Up Due to Drought (video)

Faneromeni; the artificial lake which is located in Crete, has dried up after months of drought. The lake was created in 2005 after the construction...

Greek Scientists Warn of Coastal Erosion

Greek scientists warn that coastal erosion will have a serious impact on tourism, the environment and economy in the near future. The issue of coastal...

Parts of the Athens Riviera Reopened After Oil Pollution Disaster

The Greek government has announced that a large section of the Athens Riviera has been cleaned and returned to public use following the oil...

Famous Lake of Kastoria is Drying Up (photos)

The beautiful lake of Kastoria in north-western Greece is drying up, local environmental groups warn. The prolonged drought in Greece has dramatically affected the lake...

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