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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...

Greek Climate Activist Spreads Message by Cycling Around the World

A Greek activist is launching a campaign to raise awareness about climate change by cycling a total of 7,500 km (4,660 miles), a minimum...

Greeks Turn Their Backs on Plastic Shopping Bags

The use of light plastic bags plunged an amazing 98.6 percent in Greek supermarkets in 2019 compared with 2017, the Research Institute of Retail...

Athens’ Unique Mulberry Trees on the Brink of Extinction Due to Insect Damage

Approximately three hundred and fifty mulberry trees in Athens have been decimated by a wood-boring insect called ''Xylotrechus Chinensis,'' and another 1,000 have been...

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