Earthquake in Thessaloniki Hits 4.4 on the Richter Scale

Early this morning, an earthquake of 4.4 magnitude shook the wider region of Volvi, but was particularly felt in Thessaloniki. According to the Athens Institute...

Athens-Volos in Three Hours

Starting 2016, passengers will need only three hours and 10 minutes (from four hours and 40 minutes now) to travel from Athens to Volos...

The Cleaning of Asopos River Begins

After many years of delays, the Greek authorities have started a cleaning project of the Asopos River which is located in Viotia, in Central...

Deep Impact of Melting Ice on Greece

A map published by the National Geographic official website, shows how the planet will be transformed if the ice melts. The interactive map, created by...

Birbili Named UN’s Ozone Chief

The former Minister for the Environment, Energy and Climate Change and close associate of George Papandreou, Tina Birbili, has been appointed the new executive...

Campaign for Appliance Recycling

The Appliance Recycling launched its new TV spot on Sept. 4 trying to get Greeks, who often throw their rubbish in recycling bins, to...

Volcano Near Santorini Attracts Gold

Greek scientists from the University of Athens and the Hellenic Center for Marine Research (HCMR), who explored the Columbo volcano’s bottom at an underwater...

Fire Out of Control in Boeotia

The big fire that broke out at 14:30 on August 28 in the forest area between Karakolithos and Tsoukalades near Livadeia (capital of the...

Two Big Fires Broke Out in Euboea

Two big fires broke out in forest land with pine trees in Ritsona and Psachna, both located in Euboea, Greece. The firefighters are struggling with...

Limassol Welcomes Peace Boat

Within the framework of a nuclear weapons awareness effort, the Peace Boat docked in Limassol on August 15. According to the Limassol Municipality announcement, the...

Perseid Meteor Shower Before Dawn

The meteor shower named Perseid, during which up to 100 shooting stars will fall per hour,  takes place on August 12, before dawn, and...

Olive Trees Make Way For Railroad

The Hellenic Railways Organization (ERGOSE) will sell 17,500 olive trees from olive groves in northern Peloponnese in order to construct the new railway network. The...

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