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...

Pindos Wild Orchids at Risk of Extinction from Illegal Harvesting

Overharvesting, in response to skyrocketing demand in Turkey and elsewhere, is placing the endemic wild orchid population in Pindos mountains of northwestern Greece at...

Spiderweb Spanning One Kilometer Covers Greek Lake

A phenomenal spiderweb spanning 1,000 meters (one kilometer) has blanketed Lake Vistonida in northern Greece, puzzling locals and scientists alike. The massive spiderweb has covered...

Fire on Corfu Eases Up, Residents Return to Homes

Corfu's fire fighters said that a blaze that broke out in the area of Koulouras next to the village of Viggla on the island of...

WWF Starts Campaign Against Gas & Oil Exploration in Greece

WWF Hellas is starting a major campaign against oil and gas exploration projects in Greece, aiming, to mobilize citizens to defend the seas and...

Climate Change will Cost Greece €700 Bln by 2100, BoG Chief says

Climate change will cost the Greek economy €701 billion cumulatively by 2100, Bank of Greece governor Yiannis Stournaras said on Monday during a conference...

Cyclone Leaves Disastrous Marks in Central Greece, 3 Missing (video)

The destructive Cyclone "Zorba" that hit Greece on Saturday left its disastrous marks in central Greece and Evia, causing floods and serious damages to...

Mediterranean Cyclone “Zorba” Hits Methoni (Video)

The Mediterranean Cyclone "Zorba" that rages in southern Peloponnese on Saturday hit the seaside town of Methoni causing havoc on the main beach and...

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