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Alonnisos in Shock as Spearfisherman Kills Island’s Mascot Seal

The famous seal of Alonnisos island is gone; residents and tourists are shocked by the news of the death of one of the most famous and beloved seals of the island, who was named ''Kostis.'' The devastating news was made...

Operation Olive Tree: Greece Saves Centuries-Old Trees from Destruction

More than 500 olive trees, some of which are centuries-old, have been saved so far by the almost unknown efforts of ERGOSE. ERGOSE is a subsidiary company of TRAINOSE, the Greek Railway Operator, and its role is to construct and...

Seeking Adventure on the Stunning Greek Mountain of Smolikas

The Thing About Greece (TTAG), an organization dedicated to supporting sustainable outdoor adventures in Greece, recently organized a youth trip to the breathtaking heights of Mt. Smolikas. The stunningly beautiful mountain, situated amongst the rugged natural beauty of Epirus in...

Greek Climate Activist Named Europe’s "Young Champion of the Earth" by UN

Lefteris Arapakis, a 26-year old Greek climate activist and entrepreneur, was named "Young Champion of the Earth" for Europe by the United Nations on December 11. A graduate of the Athens University of Economics and Business, in 2017 Arapakis co-founded...