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Greek Artist Presents Innovative, Eco-Friendly Origami Fashion

A paper dress may not be the right outfit choice for rainy weather, but Greek artist Mirto Dimitriou's signature origami fashion, which includes clothes, jewelry and paper accessories, is not only original but also eco-friendly. The young artist from Thessaloniki...

Scientists Create Eco-friendly Plastic from Salmon Sperm

Chinese scientists announced on Wednesday that they have created a biodegradable form of plastic using salmon sperm. The team isolated two strands of DNA from the fishes' sperm and synthesized it with a chemical found in vegetable oil that was...

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,...

Greek Eco Activist Emmanouil Completes Epic Run from Athens to Glasgow

Greek marathon runner Agis Emmanouil completed his epic run from Athens to Glasgow last week, sending a message to world leaders gathered for the UN's Cop26 that time is running out for the planet. Emmanouil reached Glasgow Green on Friday...

Obama Slams China, Russia for Climate Crisis Inaction at Cop26

Former U.S. President Barack Obama slammed China and Russia for being absent from the UN climate summit (COP26) in Glasgow and their inaction regarding the climate crisis. Speaking to COP26 delegates, Obama said that "We can't afford anybody on the...

Greece Joins COP26 Leaders Outlining Plan to Tackle Climate Crisis

Greece, despite its small carbon footprint, can make a significant contribution in tackling the climate crisis and help in the green transition, PM Kyriakos Mitsotakis said on Monday during his address to the delegates of the UN Climate Change...

Crucial UN Climate Summit Gets Under Way in Glasgow

The crucial UN climate change summit (COP26) got under way in Glasgow, UK on Sunday as President Alok Sharma says the summit is the world's "last, best hope" to keep global warming limited to 1.5 C by 2100. Currently, the...

Greek Couple’s Greenland Drone Video Wins International Awards

A two-minute drone video shot in Greenland by a Greek couple has won numerous awards, including first prize in the drone video category of the Siena International Photo awards. The video shows aerial shots of the second largest Greenland settlement,...

Climate Change Could Force More Than 30 Million Africans to Move

A new report published last Monday found that more than 30 million people living in West Africa may have to leave their homes due to the effects of climate change. The Groundswell West Africa report details how millions of lives...

Greta Thunberg’s “Blah, Blah, Blah” Speech On Climate Crisis Hits a Nerve

Greta Thunberg's famous blah, blah, blah speech on the governments' inaction on the climate crisis brought a response on Thursday by Italy's PM Mario Draghi. Draghi met with climate activists Greta Thunberg, Vanessa Nakate and Martina Comparelli in Milan, during...