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Greece Urged to Scrap Offshore Gas Drilling Because of Impact on Whales, Dolphins

Environmentalists have called on Greece to scrap plans to drill for gas off its coast following the discovery in a recent survey that the region is year-round home to endangered whales and dolphins. The survey indicates that at least four...

Dolphins Use ‘Baby Talk’ With Their Young

New research suggests that dolphins can adjust their communication just like parents and people do when talking to young children. According to a recent study, female bottlenose dolphins modify their vocalizations when they are in the presence of their...

Environmental Groups Challenge Offshore Gas Exploration by Greece

Environmental groups in Greece have challenged the decision to start gas exploration west and southwest of Crete, saying that dangers to the marine environment have not been adequately assessed. Greenpeace, WWF, and the Pelagos Cetological Research Institute have been attempting...

Dolphins Form Largest Alliance Network After Humans, Study Finds

An international team of scientists led by experts at the University of Bristol has revealed that male bottlenose dolphins establish the largest known multi-level alliance network outside of humans. These cooperative interactions between groups facilitate male access to a scarce...

Huge Pod of Dolphins Racing off Greece Captured by Drone Video

A huge pod of dolphins racing across the Aegean off the region of Phthiotis in central Greece was captured by a drone video on Wednesday morning. Updrones captured the impressive spectacle near the town of Theologos. The pod, which is...

World’s First Dolphin Sanctuary Founded in Greece

The world’s first permanent sanctuary for dolphins who have been rescued from captivity was founded recently.

Greece’s Marine Environment Gets New Lease on Life, Scientists Say

Greece's marine life populations have faced a period of revival due to the travel restrictions imposed globally to manage the coronavirus pandemic. Covid-19 restrictions are having visibly positive repercussions on marine life in Greece, as they have brought about not...

Large Pod of 30 Dolphins Spotted Off Limassol, Cyprus

A pod of nearly 30 bottlenose dolphins were spotted in the Mediterranean Sea off Limassol, Cyprus, on Friday. Although the species of dolphin is the most common in the Mediterranean Sea, a pod this large is an uncommon sight in...

Large Pod of Dolphins Spotted Off Greece's Evia Island (video)

A drone video captured a large pod of dolphins feeding on sardines in the Evoikos Gulf earlier in the week. The spectacular video by the company Updrones shows dozens of dolphins riding the Aegean waves as they circle in on...

Spectacular Dolphin Dance in Central Greece (video)

The "Up Drones" team caught on camera a spectacular dolphin show taking place in the blue waters of Theologos, a seaside town in the Fthiotida prefecture in Central Greece. If a picture is worth a thousand words, the video shot...