Greek Volunteers Get Busy Cleaning Up the Environment

By Heini-Sofia Alavuo Civic-minded Greeks are volunteering in droves to clean up their country in a campaign being described as "one of the fastest growing civic movements...

Fire Warnings Issued for Mainland Greece, Greek Islands

There is a very high (category four) fire risk for Sunday for many parts of Greece, the country's civil protection service has warned. The General...

Thousands March Through Athens to Demand Effective Policies on Climate Change

Thousands of Athenians marched in the Greek capital on Sunday to join efforts with millions of people around the world who want to pressure...

Greek Wildlife Sanctuary Adopts Adorable Bear Cubs (video)

The brown bear sanctuary "Arcturos" on Tuesday announced the adoption of two three-month-old orphaned bear cubs - named "Bradley" and "Cooper" - which were...

Greek Rooftops Going Green

The sea of white-and-grey roofs across Greek cities, particularly Athens, could be changing color, at least for drab municipal buildings. The project Green Roofs in...

Greek Council of State Cancels Govt Recall of Hellas Gold Mining Study Permit

The controversy over mining projects in northern Greece continues as the Greek Council of State cancelled the Productive Reconstruction, Environment and Energy Ministry's decision to recall the...

SYRIZA Leader Meets With Activists Opposing Former Athens Airport Sale

Main opposition SYRIZA leader Alexis Tsipras met on Friday with activists campaigning for the conversion of the former Athens airport site at Elliniko, Greece...

Greek Energy Minister Asks for Further Compensation Over TAP and IBG Pipelines

Accelerating procedures for implementation of the TAP and IGB natural gas pipeline projects was the topic of discussions during a meeting on Wednesday between...

Indian Oil Company Interested in Greek Hydrocarbons

Another oil company, the Indian Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) has been added to the list of those interested in hydrocarbon exploration in...

Gold Mine Company Wins Appeal in Greece’s Highest Court

Greece’s Council of State has annulled the government’s decision in 2015 to revoke Eldorado Gold’s mining license, according to court documents published on Wednesday. The...

Brief Wildfire Rekindling in Kythira Managed by Firefighters

Firefighters were able to once again contain the wildfire burning on Kythira island or the fifth day on Tuesday, after the flames were briefly...

Greek Island of Lefkada Seriously Damaged from Earthquake

The Greek Island of Lefkada has suffered extensive damage from an 6.1 richter scale earthquake and the aftershocks that hit the island on Tuesday morning. An aftershock that...

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