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...

Greek Authorities to Replace Tanker Pumping Oil from Sunken Ship that Pollutes Saronic Gulf

Greece's Ministry of Shipping is to replace the tanker being used to pump oil from the sunken ship that is polluting the coastline because...

Diaporos: The Exotic Island off Chalkidiki (video)

Pictures of Diaporos, the islet with the crystal clear waters reflecting the rich green foliage, give the impression that it is located in the...

Environmental Tragedy South of Athens Captured in a Reuters Snap

This photo by Reuters’ Giorgos Moutafis, demonstrates the environmental disaster at the coast of southern Athens after the sinking of a small tanker in...

Athenians Swim in Oil Coated Beaches as Pollution Damages Sea-Bed (video)

Despite authorities assuring the people of Greece that the oil spillage caused by the sinking of a tanker last Sunday is gradually being put...

Αt Least 800 Tons of Heavy Fuel Oil Pumped so Far

Αt least 800 tons of heavy fuel oil have been pumped so far following the sinking of the tanker "Agia Zoni II" last Sunday...

Baby Whale Rescued in Crete, Returns to High Seas

A 5-metre-long baby whale spotted by a citizen early Friday morning on Karavovrysi beach, Phaestos, Crete, was rescued by the local coastguard. The small mammal,...

Eco Groups Accuse Greece of Violating Environment Protection Treaties

Environmental activists have accused Greece of violating international environment-protection treaties by granting permits to its national energy company, and making it impossible for anyone...

Race Against Time to Save Young Whale Stranded at a Beach in Crete

The Greek coastguard along with local residents and bathers, are trying to rescue a young whale that has been stranded in the shallows of...

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