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Alonnisos Island Bans Plastic Bags

The mayor and the residents of Alonnisos decided to ban plastic bags from the island as part of the plan to make it a model for environmental awareness. The project went into effect on Monday, December 1st, making the Sporades...

Five Remarkable Marine Animals of Greece (And Where to Find Them)

By Cliff Blaylock There is a great fascination among many of us when it comes to ocean faring animals. Perhaps it is the mystery that allures us. Whatever the reason may be, people cross continents, brave stormy seas and shell...

The Greek Islands: How were they Named?

To find the etymology behind the names of Greek islands, one should take into account a number of factors such as spelling, grammar, ancient Greek mythology and the geomorphology of each place. In fact, during ancient times, the names of...

The Guardian: Greek Sporades Islands and Evia an Ideal Holiday

The British newspaper, The Guardian, has published a series of articles promoting the Greek Islands. This week's article is about the Greek Islands of Sporades and Evia. The Guardian refers to these Greek islands as ideal holiday destinations, offering advice...

Tribute to the Sporades Islands

The beauties of the Sporades Islands in Greece, “the greenest landscape Greece has to offer”, as pointed out in a full-page tribute accompanied with photos, by the Austrian newspaper Die Presse. Vast pine forests, huge olive groves and long cypresses...

International Gold Distinction for Alonissos and Samothraki Beaches

A Gold Medal was awarded to Alonissos and Samothraki islands by the Quality Coast association. This year's ceremony took place in Torres Vedras, Portugal. It was held under the auspices and the financial contribution of the European Union beaches and coastal...