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Report Says Billions Spent on Fossil Fuel Subsidies in Greece

A new report by the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) published on Tuesday blasts the nation of Greece for planning to introduce new...

Athens as a Green Global Capital

By Marnie McGregor On August 25, 2019,  Kostas Bakoyannis was sworn in as Mayor of Athens, Greece. Νaturally, as the leader of Greece’s largest city,...

Calypso’s Canyon, The Green Paradise of Thessaly, Greece

When it comes to summer, the nation of Greece is synonymous with sandy beaches and relaxing moments under the clear blue skies, next to...

Returning Flocks of Flamingos Impress Tourists and Locals in Nea Kios, Greece

A large flock of graceful, beautiful rose flamingos was spotted on Tuesday off Greece’s town of Nea Kios, in the northeastern Peloponnesian Peninsula. Tourists and...

Greece’s Paros Seeks to Become First Plastic-Free Mediterranean Island

The popular Greek island of Paros is on a mission to become the first plastic waste-free island in the Mediterranean, using guidelines from the program...

Greece Has Faced Double the Number of Wildfires in 2019 Compared to 2018

According to the latest figures published recently by Greece's Fire Brigade official statistics, 8,270 wildfires have been recorded across Greece so far in 2019. The...

The Spectacular Sandy Beaches of Greece’s Acheloos River

When it comes to summer in Greece, everyone thinks of the turquoise waters and dazzling, sandy beaches of the Aegean or the Ionian Seas,...

Leonardo DiCaprio Shares Video of Andros Island Plastics Cleanup

Leonardo DiCaprio was spotted on the Greek island of Paros last week, enjoying all the delights that the idyllic destination has to offer during...

Quake Shakes Area Between Greece’s Crete and Santorini Islands

A relatively minor earthquake measuring 4.8 on the Richter scale hit southern Greece at 10:57 local time (08:57 GMT+1) on Monday. According to the Geodynamics...

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...

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...

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