Downtown Athens Redevelopment Project’s ‘Plan B’

Following the approval of the final plans for the redevelopment project of downtown Athens, including the extension of the existing tram line and related...

Cephalonia’s Earthquakes Push Lixouri 20 cm Away

The second earthquake and the hundreds of aftershocks that took place on Cephalonia, Greece, resulted in Lixouri drawn about 20 cm away from the...

Thousands of Tundra Swans in Northern Greece

During the last few days, Greek conservationists in the area of Evros Delta, northern Greece have recorded a large number of tundra swans, specifically of...

Athens Dumps a Toxic Bomb

Members of the Directorate of Environment of the Regional Division of Western Attica, after an unannounced audit in the facilities of a waste management...

Bike Sharing System in Greek Municipalities

Bike-Sharing Systems are electronic, automated systems that offer short-term bike rental. The bikes are provided from special automated stations which are located in various...

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...

Greek Medicinal and Aromatic Plants on International Market

The president of the Association for Medicinal and Aromatic Plants of Greece (EAFFE), Katerina Grigoriadou, declared that the industry intends to expand into the...

‘Park of Canada’ Inaugurated in Thessaloniki

As part of the celebrations marking 70 years of diplomatic relations between Canada and Greece, the Canadian Embassy inaugurated last Saturday, a new green...

Kefalonia Earthquake: Locals Fear 1953 Catastrophe May Happen Again

For the third day in a row, the Greek island of Kefalonia has been hit by continuous earthquakes, something that brings back memories of 1953 when...

State of Emergency Declared in Cephalonia (Update)

More than  two dozen aftershocks followed Sunday's strong earthquake, which struck just before 4pm off the Greek island of Cephalonia. The initial quake measured...

Greek Scientists Propose New Tsunami Intensity Scale

Japan may have experienced major disasters from tsunamis, but the creation of a new integrated tsunami intensity scale came from Greece. According to an article...

WWF: Four In Ten Greeks Throw Away Food

Despite the impact of the economic crisis on household budgets, four in ten Greeks admit to throwing away food at least once or twice...

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