Thessaloniki Wastewater Shows Disturbingly Large Presence of Coronavirus

After continual testing of the wastewater in Greece's large cities as a way to predict a spike in Covid-19, it now appears that the...

Temperatures in Eastern Mediterranean Rise 3 Times Faster than World Average

Temperatures in the Eastern Mediterranean are rising three times faster than the global average, with the effects of climate change already felt in Greece,...

Buildings Collapse as 6.7 Earthquake Hits Greek Island of Samos

An earthquake with a magnitude of 6.7 on the Richter scale hit the island of Samos on Friday around the noon hour, leading residents...

Hellenic Petroleum to Build Greece’s Largest Solar Energy Project

In a move signaling a major shift toward renewable energy, Greek oil giant Hellenic Petroleum announced that it will soon receive 75 million euros...
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Wildfire Rages on Zakynthos Island

Greek firefighters are trying to contain a large wildfire that broke out near the village of Volimes, on the island of Zakynthos, on Sunday...

Earthquake Rattles Greek Island of Lefkada

An earthquake measuring 4.1, according to preliminary estimates, hit the sea area off the Ionian island of Lefkada, early on Thursday morning. According to the...

Greece Breaks National and European Renewable Energy Records

On September 14th, according to WindEurope, wind power covered 40% of Greece's energy use, the highest percentage covered by wind power in Europe. According to...

Earthquake Measuring 5.4 on Richter Scale Hits South of Crete

An earthquake measuring 5.4 on the Richter scale has just struck south of the Greek island of Crete. Just after 7:30 PM the temblor shook...

Greece’s Ionian Islands Brace for Hurricane-Force Winds of Medicane “Ianos”

The Civil Protection Secretariat of Greece's Ionian Islands issued a warning on Thursday urging the restriction of people's movement on the island of Zakynthos beginning...

Unusually High Numbers of Loggerhead Sea Turtle Nests in Mediterranean This Year

According to ARCHELON, The Sea Turtle Protection Society of Greece, 2020 has seen an unusually high number of loggerhead sea turtle nests in waters...

Europe’s Smallest School, on Greek Island of Arkioi, Honored in International Video Competition

Located on the remote island of Arkioi in the Dodecanese archipelago, Europe's smallest school -- which has only one student -- was honored for...
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Dozens of Firefighters Battle Wildfires East of Athens

At least two big wildfires broke out on Wednesday east of Athens, as authorities warned that much of Greece is at an increased risk...

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