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Volunteers Collect More Than 13 Tons of Garbage from Greek Beaches

Over thirteen tons of garbage were collected from Greek beaches and the seabed in 145 separate cleaning operations between September and October 2019, the...

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...

Greek Teen’s Art Installation Spotlights Our Addiction to Plastic

Young people around the world are joining forces and making an effort to combat the climate crisis and biodiversity loss. The international movement Fridays for...

Life-Jacket Graveyard on Greece’s Lesvos “Poses Environmental Threat”

Local authorities on Lesvos issued a warning on Thursday about the  environmental hazard of thousands of abandoned life jackets used by illegal migrants crossing...

Greek Island Strives to be First to Ban Disposable Plastic (video)

The tiny island of Donousa in the central Aegean Sea is striving to become the first Greek island completely free of disposable plastics by...

Plastics Pollution Choking Greek Mediterranean: Report

By Heini-Sofia Alavuo As Greeks try to cut the amount of plastic clogging up their seas and environment, a new report released on Friday -- World Oceans...

Young Greeks’ Coffee-Cup Campaign Tackles Plastic Trash

By Heini-Sofia Alavuo Greeks love their daily coffee, so much so that they go through an estimated 300 million plastic takeaway cups of the stuff every...

30 Kilos of Plastic Found in Stomach of Beached Whale in Santorini (photos)

More than 30 kilograms of plastic material has been discovered in the stomach of the dead whale that was washed ashore at a remote...

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