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Greece Vows to Wage War Against Plastic Pollution

The Greek government announced a campaign on Wednesday to tackle pollution from plastics, and promised to completely ban single-use plastics by June of 2021. "Thirty-nine...

Scientists Discover Greece’s Largest Colony of Bats in Achaea

Scientists recently discovered one of Europe's largest and most important winter colonies of bats in Greece's Achaea county. The colony, found in a part of...

Fish Struggle For Survival in Greece’s Koroneia Lake

Drought, management shortcomings and extreme water consumption, might be responsible for the recent death of thousands of fish in Lake Koroneia, located at the...

Thousands of Fish Found Dead Along Shores of Greek Lake

Thousands of freshwater fish, mostly carp, have been found dead this week around Lake Koroneia, innorthern Greece, where water levels have fallen dramatically this...

Rare Birds Killed By Wind Turbines in Evros, Greece

The National Forest and Park Management Authority of Dadia, Lefkimi, and Soufli announced on Wednesday that two rare raptors were found killed recently next...

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,...

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