Greece’s “Turtle Island” of Marathonisi and Zakynthos Marine Park (video)

The islet of Marathonisi in Laganas Bay, known as "Turtle Island" for its characteristic shape and because it is a vital breeding ground for...

Heartbreaking Videos of Evia’s Natura 2000 Forest Reduced to Ashes

The "Natura 2000" forest in central Evia was turned into blackened hulks of tree trunks after a large fire broke out after 3 AM...

Greek Dog Who Mourned Death of Owner at Shrine Has Been Taken

The modern day Hachiko in Nafpaktos, who stole peoples hearts when he refused to leave the roadside shrine marking where his owner was killed...

Venomous Lionfish Spotted in Waters off Crete

Lionfish, a species of ray-finned fish which are native to the region of the western Indo-Pacific, have been recently spotted in the waters off...

An Ode to Santorini’s Silent Workers: The Donkeys and Mules that Built Greece’s Paradise

By Michael Ermogenis* There is no excuse for animal abuse, exploitation or cruelty. Let’s just state that up front, so there is no confusion about...

WWF’s Ship “Blue Panda” Touring Ionian Sea to Promote Environmental Awareness

The World Wildlife Fund's (WWF) ship named the "Blue Panda" began a tour of the Ionian islands in Greece on July 21, to promote...

Animal Rights Activist Claims Brutal Attack While Filming “Donkey Abuse” in Santorini

A South African animal welfare activist claimed on Wednesday that he was brutally assaulted and threatened with death while filming the alleged abuse of...

Greek Hachiko Waits in Vain Next to Owner’s Roadside Shrine

A modern day Hachiko in Nafpaktos found a new home next to the shrine that was placed on the national road where his boss...

Satellite Tags Placed on Endangered Sea Turtles in Greece

The Archelon group, the Sea Turtle Protection Society of Greece, has recently launched an innovative way to protect the endangered sea turtles in Greece...

Spectacular Dolphin Dance in Central Greece (video)

The "Up Drones" team caught on camera a spectacular dolphin show taking place in the blue waters of Theologos, a seaside town in the...

Giant, Highly Toxic Lagocephalus Fish Caught off Crete

A huge toxic fish, known as "Lagocephalus" or the Silver-cheeked toadfish, was caught by fishermen near Ierapetra, southern Crete on Thursday. The fishermen say that...

Greek Conservation Group Creates World’s First Dolphin Sanctuary

The world’s first permanent sanctuary for dolphins who have been rescued from captivity was founded recently by the Archipelagos Institute of Marine Conservation on the tiny...

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