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Greece Breaks National and European Renewable Energy Records

On September 14th, according to WindEurope, wind power covered 40% of Greece's energy use, the highest percentage covered by wind power in Europe. According to...

Large Pod of 30 Dolphins Spotted Off Limassol, Cyprus

A pod of nearly 30 bottlenose dolphins were spotted in the Mediterranean Sea off Limassol, Cyprus, on Friday. Although the species of dolphin is the...

Greece Aims to Ban Single-Use Plastics by July 2021

The Greek government is drafting a bill that aims to ban all single-use plastics in the country by July 2021. The draft law to reduce...

Thessaloniki Issues Smart Traveler Card for Sustainable Tourism

President of the Thessaloniki Tourism Organization Voula Patoulidou, recently signed a memorandum in order to implement a new and sustainable single tourism card. The contract...

Greek Teenager Dedicates Life to Fighting Pollution and Cleaning Beaches

Thirteen-year-old Zisis Vagousis has dedicated several years of his life to cleaning coastal beaches, with his goal being to remove harmful plastic waste from...

Greece’s Marine Environment Gets New Lease on Life, Scientists Say

Travel restrictions imposed globally to manage the coronavirus pandemic are having visibly positive repercussions on marine life, with not only a reduction in pollution...

Greek Scientists Find Coronavirus Lockdowns Have Reduced Earth’s Seismic Activity

Measures taken across the world to restrict vehicular traffic and public movement in order to reduce the spread of the coronavirus have begun to...

Greece Prepares to See The Biggest and Brightest Supermoon of 2020

Amid the generalized anxiety and unrest that the coronavirus pandemic has brought upon the globe, a beautiful spectacle is on its way to remind...

Blanket of Snow Continues to Cover Large Parts of Mainland Greece

Many parts of northern and central Greece remain covered by a thick white blanket of snow, a highly unusual occurrence in April. This rare spring...

Bear Cub Found Dead Near Florina, Greece

A male bear cub weighing 40 kilograms (88 pounds) was found dead by passing drivers at the 29th kilometer of the Amynteo-Florina road in...

Greek Winemakers Team Up to Save Endangered Greek Grapevine Varieties

Winemakers from across Greece have pooled their efforts recently to save a total of eleven endangered grapevine varieties which are threatened with extinction in...

Greek Volunteers Rescue Trapped Wolf in Dramatic Operation

Volunteers from Greece's animal welfare organization ''ARCTUROS'' launched an operation recently to save a trapped female wolf from a house's iron fence in a...

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