Eco Groups Warn Greece is Not Prepared to Respond to Marine Disasters

Environmental groups warn that Greece is unprepared to deal with marine disasters, in the aftermath of the destructive oil spill in Salamis that soon...

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...

Landslide-Hit Village in Western Macedonia ‘Should be Evacuated Immediately’

A prominent Greek geologist warned that the Agioi Anargyri village in western Macedonia; which was hit by a landslide last June caused from works...

Drone Footage Captures Environmental Devastation at Athenian Riviera (video)

Greek government is facing criticism for its delayed and ineffective response in the wake of the oil spill from a sunken tanker, which has spread...

Greece to Grant Permits for Eldorado’s Olympias Project ‘this Week’

Greece will grant Canada’s Eldorado Gold outstanding permits for its Olympias project this week, Environment and Energy Minister George Stathakis said on Wednesday. Dozens of...

Spilled Oil Pollution from Salamis Shipwreck Reaches Piraeus Coast

On Tuesday night, strong winds swept away large chunks of oil slick that were the result of Sunday's sinking of the anchored oil tanker...

Heartbreaking Images After Environmental Disaster in Salamis Island

The island of Salamis in the Saronic Gulf, south of Athens, is faced with an environmental disaster, following the sinking of a small taker...

Race Against Time to Contain Oil Spillage in Saronic Gulf After Tanker Sinks

Greek authorities are battling to contain pollution in the Saronic Gulf; just south of Athens, after a small tanker sank in the early hours...

Rhodes Houses at Risk from Wildfire on City’s Outskirts

A wildfire broke out on Friday afternoon on the slopes of Aghios Stefanos hill (Monte Smith), just outside the city of Rhodes, and is...

Worker Dead by Falling Tree in Skouries Gold Mining Site

A contractor employee at the Skouries gold and copper site in Chalkidiki, in northeastern Greece, was struck by a branch from a falling tree...

Ioannina Lake Levels Subside by One Meter, Due to Drought

Despite what the new White House occupant appears to believe, climate change is very real and it's already hitting Greece: The gorgeous Ioannina lake...

Zakynthos Wildfires Raging on Seven Fronts for Second Day

A large wildfire with seven fronts is raging for a second day on Zakythos Island, in western Greece on Sunday, with no casualties reported...

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