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Council of Europe Urges Greece to Stop Plans to Destroy Southern Kyparissia Bay

The Standing Committee of the Bern Convention on the Conservation of European Wildlife and Natural Habitats adopted a recommendation at its annual meeting last...

EU Court Condemns Greece over Sea Turtles

The European Court condemned Greece for not providing adequate protection to endangered sea turtles of the caretta caretta species. More specifically, the court focused on a dump...

Chalkidiki Pro-Mining Mayor Loses Ballot

An all-night vote count local elections in the Aristotelis municipality of Chalkidiki ended on Monday morning with Giannis Michos getting a slim majority over Christos...

Greece, Cyprus, Israel Agreement on the Protection of Mediterranean

Greece, Cyprus and Israel, preparing for the exploration of hydrocarbons in the Mediterranean Sea, on Tuesday signed an agreement for the protection of the environment from...

Coastal Development Bill Receives International Condemnation

The coastal development bill submitted to parliament by the Greek Finance Ministry has received international condemnation. The bill for the “definition, management and protection of...

Emergency Call to Save Caretta Caretta Turtle

Environmental groups have issued an emergency warning on behalf of the endangered sea turtle species Caretta Caretta, which is about to enter its egg-laying period, with one of...

Crete Fighting to Save its Seas

In three days, a dubious experiment is set to take place in the Mediterranean. Chemical agents which in small quantities are capable of causing...

Athens January Warmest in Years

This January was the warmest for 118 years in Athens, according to the data released by the National Observatory of Athens. According to scientists, February was also...

The Ministry’s Fireplace Police Force

It may sound like a joke, but it is an official government thought. This measure may even be included in the Joint Ministerial Decision...

Caring for Attica’s Animals

As every visitor to Athens will attest to, the city is home to thousands of stray dogs and cats that roam the streets. While...

Protesters Battle Greek Police Over Gold Mine

Protesters objecting to plans for a multi-million dollar gold mine in northern Greece’s Halkidiki peninsula clashed with riot police who said they were pelted...

National Water Monitoring Network at Risk

The Government issued a decision this week concerning the creation of a national network that will monitor the quality and size of Greek water...

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