Six Dead as Unprecedented Weather Conditions Hit Greece

At least six people, including two children, died as severe gale-force winds, rain and hailstorms struck the Halkidiki region in northern Greece late on...

Greek Conservation Group Creates World’s First Dolphin Sanctuary

The world’s first permanent sanctuary for dolphins who have been rescued from captivity was founded recently by the Archipelagos Institute of Marine Conservation on the tiny...

Anger in Greece as Authorities Choose Not to Participate in Common EU Firefighting Force

Greek media revealed on Wednesday that Greece is notably absent from the newly-established ''RescEU'' initiative, a common European Union fleet dedicated to firefighting. The ''RescEU'' project...

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...

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...

Greece to Face Increased Water Shortages

Greece is among the countries predicted to face increased water shortages before the end of the century, according to a study by the European...

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