Most Greeks Recycle Household Waste Says Survey

More than nine in ten Greeks recycle part of household waste, according to survey results released Wednesday, with nearly all respondents supporting that recycling...

Greek Police Detain Six Albanians for Harvesting Rare Herbs

Six Albanian men were arrested by the Greek police near the border that separates the two countries for illegally harvesting a wild mountain herb. Police...

Huge Sperm Whale Beached at Santorini (photos, video)

The A 9-meter (30 feet) sperm whale has been washed ashore at the Akrotiri area of the Greek island of Santorini. The dead mammal, which was...

Greece’s Coastal Areas ‘at Risk’ Due to Climate Change, Leading Scientist Warns

A leading scientist has warned that many coastal areas in Greece are at risk from rising sea levels due to global warming. Climate change will...

Brown Bear Population in Greece ‘Recovering’

Efforts to protect Greece's brown bears are starting to pay off, according to a study by the conservation group Arcturos this week. It claims the...

Athens’ Acropolis Covered in African Dust (photos)

African dust that has turned much of southern Greece and Crete into a landscape more akin to the planet Mars in the last few...

Lights Off in Greece for “Earth Hour”

The lights on Parthenon on the Acropolis Hill, the Greek Parliament and other Greek landmarks went out on Saturday night in observance of Earth...

Greek Campaigners Warn About ‘Harmful’ Herbicide

Greek environmentalists have blasted the government for giving American multinational Monsanto a five-year license to trade a controversial herbicide in the country. The decision to...

5 Greek Nominees for Top EU Environmental Award

Five Greek projects have been selected by the European Union to compete for the prestigious Natura 2000 award. The Greek nominees are among 25 finalists...

Bears Wake from Winter Sleep in Northern Greece

Spring is in the air and the waking of bears as they come out of their hibernation is a sign of the change of...

Volunteers Clear Plastic from Greek Beaches (video)

Greece is famous for its myriad golden beaches, but anti-garbage campaigners are mobilizing to sweep up a deluge of plastic which is ruining some...
Port of Chania, blurred by the African dust.

Veil of African Dust Covers Athens, Southern Greece (photos)

Meteorologists are warning that a veil of African dust that has settled over southern Greece since Sunday will remain in place until Tuesday. Images show...

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