Greece Takes Award for Second-Best Beaches on the Planet

The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) announced on Tuesday the awards for the highest quality beaches for 2019, with Greece coming in second in the entire...

New Film Targets Botched Response of Greek Government to Deadly Attica Fire

The Greek government is under renewed pressure over the deadly July 2018 fire at Mati following a new documentary aired on Thursday. The film...

New Book Reveals the Sunken Treasures of the Greek Seas

A new book released recently documents hundreds of shipwrecks in Greek waters from 1830 to the mid of the 20th century. Hellenic Navy Commander Panagiotis...

Greek Innovators Present the Ancient Successor to Plastic Straws

A new idea with an ancient pedigree, dating back thousands of years to prehistoric Mesopotamia, has been repurposed by an enterprising group of volunteers...

Lefkada’s Agios Nikolaos: The Dream Islet Reminiscent of the Caribbean

Agios Nikolaos is a tiny, sandy island rising out of the Ionian sea, situated next to the island of Lefkada. Its beauty amazes anyone who...

Modern Critics Slam “Inhumane” Greek Easter Lamb Feast

For Greek people, the annual roasted lamb, slowly turning on the spit on Easter Sunday, is not only a mouth-watering delicacy but is also...
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Mykonos Garbage Dump Threatens Cosmopolitan Island (video)

Shocking footage of an illegal garbage dump in the "Metallia" area of ​​Mykonos has cast doubts on the sustainability of trash disposal on this...

Greek Wildlife Sanctuary Adopts Adorable Bear Cubs (video)

The brown bear sanctuary "Arcturos" on Tuesday announced the adoption of two three-month-old orphaned bear cubs - named "Bradley" and "Cooper" - which were...

Certain Aegean Sea Fish on the Brink of Extinction, Experts Warn

Experts from Aegean University warned on Monday that many of the species which live in the waters of the Aegean Sea are in danger...

Outcry Over Bill Seen as Restricting Public Use of Greek Beaches

The new proposed legislation on shoreline use brought up for debate in the Greek Parliament has triggered strong reactions from environmental groups and opposition...

Turkey Posts Video of Dolphins Swimming Alongside Vessels to Refute Danger

The Turkish military on Tuesday denied accusations from a Greek marine conservation group that its naval exercises have been behind a recent spike in...

Athens Unveils its First Electric Bus

An electric bus built by Chinese automobile manufacturer BYD, which is silent and boasts of having no environmental footprint whatsoever, was presented for the...

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