Use of Plastic Bags in Greek Supermarkets Down 80%

The use of plastic bags in supermarkets in Greece dropped 80 percent in 2018 since stores no longer give them away for free, according...

Protected Species Threatened Along Greek-Albanian Border

Over 200 traps for the poaching of wild animals have been found along the Greek-Albanian border in the last three months by members of...

Half-Billion-Euro Investment for Hydrocarbon Exploration in Western Greece

Over a period of the next seven to eight years, it is estimated that companies will invest some 500 million euros with the hopes...

Trash Heap Found on Greek Island Port Seabed

The volunteer underwater cleaning team "Aegean Rebreath" unearthed the contents of an entire dump from the seabed off the port of Poros island last weekend. "Aegean...

Minor Earthquake Recorded under Ionian Sea

A new earthquake measuring 4.7 on the Richter scale was recorded in the Ionian Sea on Monday morning. The tremor struck at 08:50 and was...

Corinth Canal Closed Temporarily After Landslide

The canal on the Isthmus of Corinth, the narrow land bridge which connects the Peloponnese peninsula with the rest of the mainland of Greece,...

Greek Scientists Discover New Seismic Faults; Warn of Earthquakes

The seabed of the Aegean conceals 19 active seismic faults measuring over seven kilometres each, which can generate strong earthquakes from 6.1 to 7.4...

Thessaloniki’s Infamous ‘Red Tide’ is Back and It May Stay Awhile

The so-called "red tide" has once again made its appearance in the waters of the Thermaikos Gulf of of Thessaloniki's coastline. According to scientists,...

New Data Reveal Extent of Cretan Fires

An area of 1,534 hectares was burnt on Crete in 2018 by the fires that broke out on the island during the year. According to...

Water in Zakynthos’ Famous ‘Shipwreck Beach’ Changes Color after Landslide (video)

A landslide caused by the recent earthquake which rocked the island of Zakynthos has resulted in the pristine turquoise waters of the island's famous...

Greek Summer Temperatures Up By 4 Degrees Celsius in Past Century

Greece’s average temperatures during the summer months have risen by more than four degrees Celsius in a period of 100 years, according to Professor...

Halkidiki Fire Reportedly Extinguished

After a treacherous 24-hour period, Greece's fire brigade revealed some good news, announcing on Friday that "there is no active fire front in the...

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