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Rain — Not Snow — Could Become the Norm in the Arctic

A scientific study published on Tuesday predicts that rainfall will be normal in the Arctic for the next four to five decades. Rain will be so normal that it will actually be more frequent than snowfall by 2060-2070. This environmental...

Iconic White Sperm Whale Spotted Off Jamaica

A white sperm whale was spotted off the coast of Jamaica on Tuesday in an extremely rare sighting. Sperm whales are typically grey or black, and a white sperm whale is exceedingly rare to come across. Hal Whitehead, who studies...

Cuteness Overload: Adorable Seal Pups Meet for the First Time

Prepare for cuteness overload at the sight of two baby seal pups meeting for the first time at The Hellenic Society for the Study and Protection of the Monk seal’s (MOm) rehabilitation center this past Wednesday. On Monday, November 22nd,...

Rare Species of Orchids Give Life to Lesvos Petrified Forest

Due to impassioned conservation efforts at Lesvos Petrified Forest, a breathtaking rare orchid species named Ophrys lesbis has sprouted.

Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew: Leading Orthodoxy for Three Decades

His All Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew has completed 30 years as the spiritual leader of 300 million Greek Orthodox Christians worldwide

The New Thessaloniki Coast: Botanical Gardens and Pools in the Sea

The Prefecture of Central Macedonia on Monday announced plans for the redesign of Thessaloniki’s shoreline, plans that include botanical gardens and swimming pools in the sea. The Governor of Central Macedonia, Apostolos Tzitzikostas, announced in a press conference the vision...

Majestic Swans Make Kerkini Lake in Greece their Home for Winter

Dozens of migratory swans have arrived from northern Europe to the Kerkini Lake in northern Greece this week for the winter months.

Friday’s Lunar Eclipse and the Next One in 2669

Friday's lunar eclipse was not visible in Greece as it passed through North America, Central and South America, as well as parts of Australia, Europe and Asia. The partial eclipse was the longest in 580 years. It is called a...

Study Reveals Best Places to Live if Diagnosed With Climate Change

A Canadian woman made headlines on Monday after being the first person in the world to be officially diagnosed with "climate change" by a doctor. Although this diagnosis seemed like a shockingly singular sign of our world's evolving battle...

Canadian Woman First Person to be Diagnosed With “Climate Change”

A Canadian woman was diagnosed with 'climate change' on Monday after suffering intense symptoms following a record-setting heatwave. Dr. Kyle Meritt of British Columbia felt that using the term -- which is often reserved for describing humans' effect on the planet--...

Injured Baby Seal Rescued from Certain Death in Greece

Animal welfare activists in Greece saved an injured female baby seal that was unable to move and was stranded on Luggeri Beach of the island of Paros on Saturday. Volunteers from the Paros Animal Welfare Society (PAWS) managed to rescue...

Greece Moves Up 10 Spots in the Climate Change Performance Index

Greece has moved up 10 spots in the Climate Change Performance Index's 2022 ranking released last week. Greece went from the 24th to 34th place in the CCPI's 2022 report. The authors note that Greece was able to rise the...

COP26 Climate Agreement Finalized After Hours of Overtime

The COP26 Climate Summit in Glasgow, Scotland reached an agreement on Saturday after running hours overtime from the summit's original end date. The agreement marks a historic moment for the summits, as it is the first time a text produced...

Residents of a Welsh Town Set to Become Europe’s First Climate Refugees

A coastal village of 700 residents in the UK has been declared the first place on earth that may produce climate refugees, as the community has been identified for a high risk of permanent flooding. The British town of Fairborne,...

ESA Creates Digital Model of Earth to Fight Climate Change

A digital model of the Earth, created by the European Space Agency (ESA) should make it easier for researchers to keep track of the effects of climate change and even help predict its ramifications in the future. Called "Digital Twin...