25% Less Fires in Greece in 2014

As summer is coming to an end, the first estimates of the Hellenic Fire Department (HFD) is that the number of forest fires in...
Lalaria beach on Skiathos Island, Greece

One of Greece’s Most Famous Beaches Is Being Destroyed

Local residents and tourists are gradually destroying Lalaria, an impressive beach on the Greek island of Skiathos that is famous across the world for its natural...

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,...

Overfishing Threatens Mediterranean Fish

According to a recent research from the Hellenic Center for Marine Research (HCMR), fish population in the Mediterranean Sea is showing a continuing and alarming decrease...

58% of Greeks Recycle on a Daily Basis

 A survey conducted by Public Issue on behalf of WWF Hellas showed that the number of Greeks who recycle at least once per month...

Protests in Crete Over Syrian Chemicals Destruction

On Saturday July 19, residents, unionists and members of environmental organizations blocked the road to the NATO naval base in Souda Bay, Crete, protesting...

Faliro Regeneration Project Moves Ahead

The revamping of a 60-hectare stretch of Athens' southern coast moved a step closer Thursday as Greek Environment Minister Yiannis Maniatis approved the environmental...

EU Court Condemns Greece over Sea Turtles

The European Court condemned Greece for not providing adequate protection to endangered sea turtles of the caretta caretta species. More specifically, the court focused on a dump...

Thessaloniki Praised by Suddeutsche Zeitung

German newspaper Süddeutsche Zeitung refers to Thessaloniki's renovated waterfront, noting that the city's inhabitants are re-learning their city and falling in love with it...

SYRIZA Action on Controversial Coastline Bill

Main opposition party SYRIZA announced that it will host an event regarding the controversial coastline bill, with party leader Alexis Tsipras scheduled to deliver...

Endangered Orphan Brown Bear Cub Saved and Doing Well

An orphan brown bear cub, named Zoe, has shown bravery and won the battle for her life. Little Zoe, which was found last April wandering alone...

Mid-Summer Rainfall in Greece Today

We may be in the middle of the summer, but a shift in weather is expected today, with heavy rainfall and thunderstorms expected today...

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