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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...

Leonardo DiCaprio Spotlights Pollution, Leading to Greek Island Cleanup

Scientists from the Greek island of Andros are using a submarine with advanced sonar technology in order to document the state of the island's...

Greece Vows 30 Percent of Cars Will be Electric by 2030

The Greek government announced ambitious plans on Friday to subsidize the purchase of new electric cars, vowing that by 2030, thirty percent of all...

Scientists Use Satellites to Detect Plastic in the Greek Seas

Scientists from Greece and the UK developed a new technique to detect patches of floating plastic in the marine environment using satellites. Writing in the...

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...

Athens Air Pollution Records Fall After Coronavirus Restrictions

A significant drop in air pollution readings has been observed in Athens since the government took strict precautionary measures to counter the spread of...

Athens Authorities Continue Anti-Graffiti, Cleanup Campaign in City Center

On Sunday, Athens municipal authorities continued their new campaign to clean up and beautify downtown Athens -- perhaps most importantly, by removing the graffiti which...

UN Climate Summit: Greece Pledges To Close All Lignite-Fired Power Plants By 2028

Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis announced in New York on Monday that Greece aims to shut down all of its lignite-fired power plants by...

Greece to Offer Incentives for Zero Emission Vehicles

The Greek government will provide incentives for people, and companies, to replace their old cars with zero-emission ones starting next year, Deputy Finance Minister...

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...

European Commission Asks EU Court To Fine Greece For Water Pollution

The European Commission on Thursday asked the EU's highest court, the European Court of Justice, to fine Greece over water pollution due to agricultural activity. Referring...

Greek Environment Ministry To Distribute Reusable Bags To Elderly

The Greek Environmental Ministry will distribute free reusable bags to elderly people in February in a pilot program beginning in four cities across the...

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