Eco-Festival in Kalochori Lagoon with the Company of Pink Flamingos

The Eco-festival of Gallikos River overlooking Kalochori lagoon, near Thessaloniki was held on Sunday. The main feature of the eco-festival was the pink flamingoes...

Former Hellinikon Airport Not Forest Land, says Technical Committee

A 3.7-hectare expanse within the site of former Athens international airport at Hellinikon, is not forest land, according to a decision reached by the...

Yacht on Fire Outside Mykonos Harbor (video)

A fire broke out on the yacht "My Way", while it was sailing just outside the Mykonos harbor on Thursday afternoon. The reason for the...

Athenians Protest at ‘Abandoned’ Park of Pedion tou Areos (photos)

Hundreds of people gathered on Wednesday night at Pedion tou Areos (Field of Mars), one of the biggest parks in central Athens, to protest...

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...

Under Fire Greek Shipping Minister Admits Leaving Greece After Sinking of Tanker

Bewildered Shipping Minster Panagiotis Kouroumblis admitted that, during the first crucial hours after the sinking of the Greek tanker near Salamis, he got into a...

Greece Vows to Improve Tanker Checks after Saronic Gulf Oil Spill

The Greek government has promised urgent inspections of small coastal tankers, 11 days after an oil spill from a shipwreck left beaches on Athens'...

Undaunted Bather Emerges Covered in Oil Waste at Athens Beach

Greek authorities have been warning aspiring bathers not to swim at the Athenian beaches that have bared the brunt of the oil spillage, following...

European Maritime Safety Agency Refutes Greek Minister’s Claim about Availability of Cleanup Ships

The European Maritime Safety Agency (EMSA) spokesperson on Wednesday said that Greece's request for cleanup ships arrived late in the evening of September 12,...

Greek Opposition Leader Demands Minister’s Resignation over Oil Spill

Leader of New Democracy (ND) Kyriakos Mitsotakis has asked Shipping Minister Panagiotis Kouroumblis to resign, due to the delays and oversights in the government’s response...

Greek Scientists Warn: Saronic Gulf Pollution will Remain in Food Chain for Years

The oil spill that polluted the coastal front of Athens will remain in the food chain for years, scientists warn. The removal of the oil...

Eldorado Gold Issues Thursday Deadline to Greece for Skouries Mine

Eldorado Gold is ready to suspend the investment in Skouries, if the Greek government does not provide the necessary permits by Thursday. On Monday September...

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