The Areas with Highest Earthquake Risks in Greece

Wednesday's tremor, which hit 5.2 on the Richter scale and shook Greece's largest island of Crete, is further proof that the island is in...

Venomous Lionfish Spotted in Waters off Crete

Lionfish, a species of ray-finned fish which are native to the region of the western Indo-Pacific, have been recently spotted in the waters off...

Greece Referred to EU Court For Failing to Protect Natural Habitats and Species

The European Commission decided recently to refer Greece to the Court of Justice of the EU over its ''failure to protect biodiversity adequately''. In its...

WWF’s Ship “Blue Panda” Touring Ionian Sea to Promote Environmental Awareness

The World Wildlife Fund's (WWF) ship named the "Blue Panda" began a tour of the Ionian islands in Greece on July 21, to promote...

Greek Firefighters Bring Wildfire at Rafina, East of Athens Under Control

Firefighters say that they have brought under control a wildfire that broke out early afternoon on Tuesday near the resort town of Rafina, east...

Greek Tourism Ministry Issues Earthquake Protection Instructions for Tourists

Greece's Tourism Minister Charis Theocharis and Deputy Tourism Minister Manos Konsolas have released a set of earthquake instructions for tourists, after meeting with tourism...

Top Greek Seismologist Says Friday’s Quake in Athens was Main One

The 5.1 on the Richter scale earthquake that shook Athens at 14.10 on Friday was the main one, reassured the president of the Organization...

Firefighters Battle with Blaze in Nafplio

A fire that broke out a little after noon on Saturday is raging in a grassy mountainside in the Koutsouria area close to Nafplio,...

Lionfish Invasion Battled by Scientists — and Chefs

A full-scale invasion of marauding lionfish has taken over the waters of the eastern Mediterranean during the past five years, and an EU-funded project...

Official Data Shows 75% of Greece’s Wildfires Attributed to Arson and Negligence

Official data from Greece's Fire Service was brought into the spotlight by Greek daily Kathimerini on Wednesday, which revealed that one in two incidents...

New Greek Energy Minister to Revive Helliniko and Skouries Projects

The new government’s Energy and Environment Minister, Costis Hatzidakis, has said that two of Greece’s biggest investment projects that have been stalled or blocked...

Moment Deadly Storm Hits Greece’s Halkidiki Captured on Video

The moment when the deadly storm hit Halkidiki in northern Greece on Wednesday evening was captured on video. At least six people, including two children,...

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