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...
Certain Aegean Sea Fish on the Brink of Extinction, Experts Warn
Experts from Aegean University warned on Monday that many of the species which live in the waters of the Aegean Sea are in danger of extinction, mainly due to human activity. Speaking with Greece's Kathimerini daily, Stelios Katsanevakis, associate professor...
Turkey Posts Video of Dolphins Swimming Alongside Vessels to Refute Danger
The Turkish military on Tuesday denied accusations from a Greek marine conservation group that its naval exercises have been behind a recent spike in the number of dolphin deaths in Greece. On Tuesday, the military uploaded on Twitter a video...
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