European Court of Justice Condemns Greece for Failing to Comply with Eco Policy

The Court of Justice of the European Union on Thursday slammed Greece for failing to set conservation targets for protected habitats, a process that...

Underwater Archaeological Museum off Alonissos Wins European Award

The Underwater Archaeological Museum of Peristera, off the Northern Sporades island of Alonissos, which has attracted attention all over Europe, has now won a...
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Greek Climate Activist Named Europe’s “Young Champion of the Earth” by UN

Lefteris Arapakis, a 26-year old Greek climate activist and entrepreneur, was named "Young Champion of the Earth" for Europe by the United Nations on...

Five Greek Islands Considered At Risk Due to Wind Farm Construction

The organization Europa Nostra announced on Thursday that they have symbolically placed five Greek islands on their list of endangered cultural heritage sites because...

International Body Warns Sea Turtles Need Stronger Protections in Greece, Cyprus

Some of the most important sea turtle habitats in the Mediterranean, located in Greece and Cyprus, "remain unprotected," the Bern Convention warned in an...

Crimson Early Morning Sky Dazzles Athenians

The residents of Athens woke up on Thursday to an eerie phenomenon as the sky took on a brownish-red color. It was a rare occurrence,...

Greece Launches Massive Reforestation Program

The Greek Minister of the Environment and Energy Kostis Hatzidakis recently announced the launch of Greece's largest reforestation campaign. The reforestation effort would lead...
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Majestic Swans Make Greek Lake their Home for Winter

Dozens of migratory swans have arrived from northern Europe to the Kerkini Lake in northern Greece this week for the winter months. The majestic birds...
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‘All for Blue’ Keeps Greek Seas Blue

The eco group All for Blue, which has been active for 10 years, has removed 32 tons of waste from the bottom of the...

18-Million-Year Old Petrified Trees Unearthed on Greece’s Lesvos

Excavations for rainwater drainage pipes brought to light fourteen petrified trees, in an area near Sigri and the region of Lesvos island's Petrified Forest. "The...

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,...

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