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Hurricane Ian Swamps Southwest Florida

One of the most powerful storms ever recorded in the US, Hurricane Ian, swamped southwest Florida on Wednesday, devastating streets with floods, knocking out power, and trapping over 1.8 million people in homes with catastrophic damage threats further inland. While...

Live Webcams Show Hurricane Ian Lashing Florida

Hurricane Ian, just shy of Category 5 strength, is moving onshore in southwestern Florida, as millions of residents are bracing for life-threatening storms, catastrophic winds, and floods. Now at Category 4 with sustained winds of 155 mph, Ian’s center was...

Greek Fishermen Launch Initiative to Deal With Marine Pollution

Greek fishermen recently launched an initiative to prevent marine pollution and protect fish stocks. The ''Amorgorama'' initiative seeks to adopt and manage a more sustainable way of dealing with marine pollution and overfishing in the Aegean. The program is an...

Suspected Arsonist Caught on Camera in Penteli Fire Near Athens

An arson suspect was caught on camera on Thursday in relation to the fire that broke out on the densely-forested Mt Penteli just outside of Athens, Greece on Tuesday. According to the Greek television network Alpha, locals saw a man...

Mediterranean, Vegetarian, or Vegan—Which Diet is Best for the Planet?

The effect of five widespread diets, including the Mediterranean, vegetarian, and vegan on our planet was examined by a team of Australian scientists. The team argues that the vegetarian diet may be better for the planet, but the Mediterranean...

Temperatures Predicted for 2050 Are Happening Now

Record-high temperatures not predicted to hit England and France until 2050 are happening now, as Europe's latest heatwave continues to scorch the continent and shatter long-range weather models. Both countries have reported high temperatures above 40° Celsius—104° Fahrenheit—and higher...

Heatwave Sweeps Across Europe as Wildfires Rage

A record-high temperature of 41° Celsius—105.8° Fahrenheit—predicted in England on Monday is part of a heatwave across Europe that has sparked devastating wildfires and prompted evacuations. The intense heat has led to deadly wildfires in Portugal, where at least 238...

Greece to Use Lignite Again as Fuel Alternative Due to Energy Crisis

Greece is planning to ramp up the use of lignite as an alternative power source to natural gas, which has become extremely expensive in the wake of the war in Ukraine. Lignite, or brown coal, is formed from naturally compressed...

Athens Air Quality Ranks Near Bottom Among European Cities

Athens' air quality ranks 227th of 343 European cities in a new report by the European Environment Agency. The air pollution in Greece's capital, which officials have grappled with for decades, is considered "moderate" according to data standards. The report...

Greek Swimming Waters Among Top Three Cleanest in Europe

Some of the best swimming waters in Europe can be found in Greece, according to data recently released by the European Environment Agency (EEA). In order to determine the quality of swimming waters across the European Union, Albania, and Switzerland,...