Dolphin Rescued Off Kalymnos Island By Greek Fishermen
A baby dolphin trapped in fishing nets off Kalymnos island in the Dodekanese was rescued by local fishermen.
Meet Sparta, the 28,000 Year Old Perfectly Preserved Lion Cub
Scientists say the remains of a lion cub, named Sparta and found in Siberia in 2018, are 28,000 years old and in excellent condition. They say the lion cu, may still hold some of its mother's milk inside it. The cub...
Geology of Greece: How the Country’s Beautiful Landscape Formed
Greece and its geology are a wonder of nature, a stunning landscape blessed with high mountains, blue seas and over six thousand islands.
Mass Death of Sea Urchins in the East Med Threatens Ecosystems
Sea urchins in the Eastern Mediterranean have been dying off at an alarming rate due to a pathogen, a development that threatens the Turkish and Greek prized coral reef ecosystems, researchers announced Friday. According to a report in Daily Sabah,...
“Rapid Expansion” of the Golden Jackal in Greece Documented by Scientists
Researchers have identified a "rapid and extensive range expansion" of the golden jackal species in Greece, according to a new scientific paper published last month. In recent years, the golden jackal has been struggling in Greece and was listed as...
The Deadliest Decade for Shark Attacks in Greece
When holidaying in Greece, few pause and think of the dangers that could be lurking below the idyllic Aegean waters, but an academic paper published last month has revealed new insights about the frequency of shark attacks in Greece. The paper,...
The 9 Most Ancient Trees on Earth
When the Great Pyramid of Giza was being constructed and Julius Caesar was rising to power, there existed trees that were ancient beyond imagination. These trees, the oldest in the world, had already lived for thousands of years. To determine...
Alleged Russian Spy Whale Spotted off Sweden’s Coast
A beluga whale, believed to be a former spy from Russia, has been spotted near the coast of Sweden, according to an organization that tracks these magnificent creatures. Locally known as Hvaldimir, this unique whale was initially seen off the...
The Mystery of the Tidal Rips of Chalkida, Greece
The mystery and beauty of the phenomenon of Chalkida have captivated the Greeks since ancient times, including the Aristotle himself.
Rome’s Trevi Fountain Turned Black by Climate Activists
Water in the Trevi Fountain turned black when climate change activists released "vegetable charcoal" into Rome's famous landmark. Protesters from Ultima Generazione (Last Generation) standing in the water unfurled anti-fossil fuel banners. The group's website says it is campaigning against...
Revolutionary White Paint Can Cool Greek Island Buildings Better than AC
A revolutionary new ultra-white paint developed at Purdue University could possibly replace air conditioning one day.
Over Half of the World’s Lakes are Drying Out, Study Warns
A recent extensive study has raised concerns about the declining water levels in more than half of the world's largest lakes and reservoirs. The study highlights that the primary factors behind this worrisome trend are climate change and human...
The Looming El Niño Could Cost the World Trillions of Dollars
The Pacific Ocean has moved away from La Niña conditions, which occur when a long band of cold water forms near the coast of South America. Now, it is heading towards a different phase called El Niño, where a...
1.7 Billion T-Rexes Roamed the Earth Before Going Extinct
Scientists have revised their calculations of the total number of Tyrannosaurus Rex that ever lived on Earth. New research indicates that a whopping 1.7 billion T-Rexes roamed our planet throughout its history. Back in April 2021, a study published in...
Russia Declares Greenpeace an “Undesirable Organization”
The Russian arm of the Greenpeace environmental organization announced its closure on Friday due to a government ruling that deemed the group an "undesirable organization." According to a statement from the Prosecutor General of Russia, Greenpeace was accused of attempting...