Greece to Grant Permits for Eldorado’s Olympias Project ‘this Week’

Greece will grant Canada’s Eldorado Gold outstanding permits for its Olympias project this week, Environment and Energy Minister George Stathakis said on Wednesday. Dozens of...

Spilled Oil Pollution from Salamis Shipwreck Reaches Piraeus Coast

On Tuesday night, strong winds swept away large chunks of oil slick that were the result of Sunday's sinking of the anchored oil tanker...

Heartbreaking Images After Environmental Disaster in Salamis Island

The island of Salamis in the Saronic Gulf, south of Athens, is faced with an environmental disaster, following the sinking of a small taker...

Race Against Time to Contain Oil Spillage in Saronic Gulf After Tanker Sinks

Greek authorities are battling to contain pollution in the Saronic Gulf; just south of Athens, after a small tanker sank in the early hours...

Rhodes Houses at Risk from Wildfire on City’s Outskirts

A wildfire broke out on Friday afternoon on the slopes of Aghios Stefanos hill (Monte Smith), just outside the city of Rhodes, and is...

Worker Dead by Falling Tree in Skouries Gold Mining Site

A contractor employee at the Skouries gold and copper site in Chalkidiki, in northeastern Greece, was struck by a branch from a falling tree...

Ioannina Lake Levels Subside by One Meter, Due to Drought

Despite what the new White House occupant appears to believe, climate change is very real and it's already hitting Greece: The gorgeous Ioannina lake...

Zakynthos Wildfires Raging on Seven Fronts for Second Day

A large wildfire with seven fronts is raging for a second day on Zakythos Island, in western Greece on Sunday, with no casualties reported...

Three Wildfires Break Out in Zakynthos – Village Evacuated

A wildfire broke out at the village Anafonitria, in northern Zakynthos. The village is being evacuated after fire reached the front porches of some...

Students of the Beijing University of Geosciences Visit Lesvos Island

For the second consecutive year and within the framework of cooperation between the University of the Aegean and the University of Geosciences in Beijing,...

Chinese, American Students Survey the Petrified Forest of Lesvos

The renowned Petrified Forest on Lesvos has become the focus of attention of major universities around the world. Groups of Geoscience students are visiting the Greek...

Harrowing Photo of a Young Bear Killed in Road Accident Near Kastoria

A young brown bear was killed when she was hit by a vehicle on the road between Kolokynthos and Mesopotamia near Kastoria, in north-western...

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