Blue Flag For 88 Cretan Beaches

Beaches and a marina on the Greek island of Crete won a total of 88 Blue flags out of 393 that were awarded to...
Photo by Mary Doufekias

The Garden Movement Grows In Greece

All across Greece, municipalities have allotted land to local citizens with the purpose of increasing food security for the underprivileged, educating the younger generation,...

International Energy Saving Award For Crete

The International Conference MEDEEA-Mediterranean Energy Cities European Energy Awards that took place in Cyprus’ capital Nicosia on May 15-16 awarded the municipality of Malevizi...

Caring for Attica’s Animals

As every visitor to Athens will attest to, the city is home to thousands of stray dogs and cats that roam the streets. While...

Pan-Hellenic Seed Exchange Festival

The 13th Pan-Hellenic Festival for the Exchange of Local Seed Varieties that is organized by the Greek Seed bank Peliti will take place on...

Brilliant Scientists With Innovative Ideas

Young educated people with innovative “green” ideas are willing to change their fellow citizens’ lives. They are not afraid of competition; on the contrary,...

Coke Invests In Greek Recycling Plant

Although moving its headquarters from Athens to Switzerland and giving up on Greece during its crushing economic crisis, Coca-Cola Hellenic said it has bought...

Greece OK’s Contentious Gold Mine Project

Despite ongoing violent protests by environmentalists, activists and local residents, Greece has given the go-ahead to a gold mining project in northern Greece being...

Another Protest Against Gold Mine Project

Unrelenting in their opposition, thousands of Greek protesters on April 13 demonstrated against a gold mining venture under way in the northeastern region of...

Gold Mine Protesters Cut Off Ierissos

Opponents of a gold mine project in northern Greece aren't backing down from confrontations with authorities who want the development to go ahead and...

Wild Tulips in Crete Attract Japanese Botanists

It has been the fourth year in a row that Japanese botanists and nature lovers have visited Crete searching for rare flowers that are...

Unlucky Bear Of War Misha Dies In Hibernation

Misha the bear, who had been transferred from Belgrade’s Zoo to Arcturos Bear Sanctuary in Nymfaio, Florina, during the war in Yugoslavia in 1999,...

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