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...

New Greek App ‘Clean Thess’

Every day, the citizens of Thessaloniki, Greece, encounter ruined fountains, slogans painted on the walls of public buildings, broken water pipes and streets full...

Greece on Red Alert for Destruction of Syrian Chemical Weapons

The campaign of dismantling the Syrian chemical weapons of Bashar al- Assad regime is underway, as it has been agreed between the U.S. and...

Journey to Underwater Greece

Eleftherios Venizelos airport will host a photographic journey into the underwater world of Greece. The exhibition entitled, "Journey to Underwater Greece," is an initiative...

300 Oil Companies Interested in Ionia and Crete

Approximately 300 foreign oil companies have been in touch with the Greek Ministry of Environment, Energy and Climate Change, expressing an interest in the seismic...

Seven New Wind Farms in Imathia and Kozani

The environmental conditions for the construction and the operation of seven large wind farms and the additional technical works required, were approved today by...

XTERRA: 2nd Greek Triathlon Championship

XTERRA, one of the world’s premier triathlon Championships will be held in 2014 in Greece, for the second time. After the success of the...

Tackling Smog with Discount on Electricity

In order to deal with the smog problem, the Greek government is providing discounts on the cost of electricity consumption, for residential customers, during...

Toxic Hospital Waste Overuns Greek Landfill

Greek environmental officials said they have discovered more than 20 tons of hazardous hospital waste was dumped in the Fylis landfill, Athens' main dumping...

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