Young Man Charged With Starting Fires in Attica

Greek authorities say a 24-year-old man has been arrested and charged with starting 16 fires over the past five months. A Fire Service announcement says...

Greek, Italian Activists Launch Flotilla Against Syria Chemicals

A group of 40 Greek and Italian activists set off in a flotilla from the port of Chania on the island of Crete, Greece,...

9th Naked Bike Ride: Bicycle Straddle Climaxes to Nudist Fiesta

The 9th Naked Bike Ride of Thessaloniki makes a statement against pollution and violence again this year as hundreds of bicycle riders fling off...

Greece on Red Alert for Destruction of Syrian Chemical Weapons

The campaign of dismantling the Syrian chemical weapons of Bashar al- Assad regime is underway, as it has been agreed between the U.S. and...

Mediterranean Monk Seals Make Comeback in Aegean, No Longer ‘Critically Endangered’

In a rare piece of environmental good news, the Hellenic Society for the Study & Protection of the Monk Seal (MOm) on Monday announced...

Pierre-Yves Cousteau Visits Santorini

World renowned diver Pierre-Yves Cousteau will be in Santorini tomorrow, to discuss the pilot program that has been in development on the island for...

Anti-Mining Protesters Clash with Police in Greece, Miners Block Streets

About 1,000 anti-mining protesters on Sunday clashed with police at Kakkavos in northern Greece with the authorities arresting 78 people, while mine workers are...

Indian Oil Company Interested in Greek Hydrocarbons

Another oil company, the Indian Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) has been added to the list of those interested in hydrocarbon exploration in...

Hypothermia Kills Migrant in Northern Greece as Refugee Camps Brace for More Cold Weather

On Tuesday an Afghan man's body was found in a field near the Greek border town of Didymoteicho in northern Greece. The man was a...

Greek Minister Offers to Resign as Experts Warn of Long-Term Damage from Oil Spill

On Thursday, the Minister of Shipping, Panagiotis Kouroumblis, said that he has offered his resignation to PM Alexis Tsipras, following the oil spill that...

Coke Invests In Greek Recycling Plant

Although moving its headquarters from Athens to Switzerland and giving up on Greece during its crushing economic crisis, Coca-Cola Hellenic said it has bought...

PM Tsipras Omits Mention of Oil Spill in Speech on Environment

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras delivered a speech on environmental issues claiming that climate and environment protection is a government priority; however not a...

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