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Unusually High Numbers of Loggerhead Sea Turtle Nests in Mediterranean This Year

According to ARCHELON, The Sea Turtle Protection Society of Greece, 2020 has seen an unusually high number of loggerhead sea turtle nests in waters around Greece and in the Mediterranean as a whole. After surveying the 75 km (47 miles)...

Greeks Fight to Protect Majestic Rare Vulture

By Heini-Sofia Alavuo The bearded vulture (gypaetus barbatus) is one of the rarest raptors in Europe, and now Greeks on its mountainous island home of Crete are doing all they can to help this magnificent bird survive. Bearded vultures are categorized as...

Greek Watermill Wins Conservation Category in Europa Nostra Awards

Winners of the 2016 Europa Nostra Awards to honor cultural heritage were announced at the Zarzuela Theater in Madrid. The Greek Traditional Watermill in Agios Germanos Prespes, Greece, was one of the seven Grand Prix laureates selected by independent...

2,500-Year-Old Greek Goddesses Get a Facelift

Caryatids,  the famous 2,500-year-old Greek statues located at the Acropolis Museum in Athens have just gotten a facelift. The black grime that encrusted the marble maidens has been stripped away using a specially designed laser system. At the start of...