5.3 Richter Quake Shakes Island of Nisyros

At approximately 8:03 a.m. a 5.3 Richter earthquake shook the island of Nisyros. According to figures from Athens' Institute of Geodynamics, the epicenter was located...

Ioannina’s Winter Wonderland of Frozen Rivers! [Photos]

As the temperatures have reached some icy-cold depths over the past week in some areas of Greece reaching as low as -14 degrees Celsius,...

C40 Mayors Summit: Athens, Mexico City, Madrid, Paris Pledge to Ban Diesel Vehicles by...

According to the BBC, the mayors of Athens, Mexico City, Madrid and Paris made a pledge to ban diesel vehicles by 2025. The news source...

Santorini Tourism Sector Flourishes Amidst Concerns of Excessive Construction

According to the latest numbers, this October the Greek island of Santorini had an exceptionally good month in tourism, adding on to the tourism...

First Snowfall in Greece as Temperatures are Expected to Drop Below Zero

The first snowfall covered many mountainous and semi-mountainous areas in northern, central and southern Greece on Tuesday. The national weather service has advised that temperatures...

Greece to Pay €16 Mln Fine for Wastewater Treatment

Greece is to pay 16 million euros in fines for failure to comply with wastewater treatment regulations at the Thriasio Plain in western Attica. According...

Climate Change Performance Index 2016 Ranks Greece 25th Worldwide in Adopting Environmental Policies

Greece moved up several places to rank 17th among the 28 European Union member-states for the adoption of climate change policies, WWF Hellas and...

Splendid Supermoon Lights Up Greece’s Skies [Stunning Photos]

The most spectacular supermoon in nearly 70 years lit up the Greek skies on Monday. The full moon's technical name is perigee-syzygy of the...

French Embassy Holds First Business Forum on Energy, Environment, Innovation

The French embassy, the French Institute (L’Institut français de Grèce) and the French-Hellenic Chamber of Commerce & Industry are organizing the first business forum...

Fire Brigade Operations Center Reports Increase of Arson Cases and Wildfires in 2016

There was a 22.8 pct increase in the number of forest fires that broke out in 2016 compared with the previous year causing a...

American Alien Invader Plant Taking Over Greek Local Species

An alien species, a plant invader that was named "German," is spreading rapidly displacing the local species and threatening protected areas while the fight...

EC Takes Legal Action Against Greece for Failure to Protect Caretta Caretta

The European Court of Justice (ECJ) announced on Thursday that it would accept an appeal submitted by the European Commission (EC) against Greece in...

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