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Coastal Development Bill Receives International Condemnation

The coastal development bill submitted to parliament by the Greek Finance Ministry has received international condemnation. The bill for the “definition, management and protection of beaches and shorelines,” lifts all current restrictions on the maximum area designated for beach concessions...

Emergency Call to Save Caretta Caretta Turtle

Environmental groups have issued an emergency warning on behalf of the endangered sea turtle species Caretta Caretta, which is about to enter its egg-laying period, with one of its main Peloponnese nesting sites, Kyparissiakos Bay, seriously at risk. Although Greece has been hauled before European...

Crete Fighting to Save its Seas

In three days, a dubious experiment is set to take place in the Mediterranean. Chemical agents which in small quantities are capable of causing thousands of casualties, will be released by the tons west of Crete, Greece. For the...

Athens January Warmest in Years

This January was the warmest for 118 years in Athens, according to the data released by the National Observatory of Athens. According to scientists, February was also the second warmest February of the same period, perhaps evidence of climate change and global...

The Ministry's Fireplace Police Force

It may sound like a joke, but it is an official government thought. This measure may even be included in the Joint Ministerial Decision that will be signed sometime in the following days. As unbelievable as it may sound,...

Caring for Attica's Animals

As every visitor to Athens will attest to, the city is home to thousands of stray dogs and cats that roam the streets. While a stray sleeping peacefully in the quaint Athens neighborhood of Plaka might be a good...

Louie Psihoyos: Helping the Planet One Film at a Time

Oscar-winning director Louie Psihoyos talks exclusively about his new highly anticipated eco-thriller "The Singing Planet," scheduled to be released the following year.

Protesters Battle Greek Police Over Gold Mine

Protesters objecting to plans for a multi-million dollar gold mine in northern Greece’s Halkidiki peninsula clashed with riot police who said they were pelted with firebombs that set a forested area ablaze before being extinguished. Demonstrators said that a...

National Water Monitoring Network at Risk

The Government issued a decision this week concerning the creation of a national network that will monitor the quality and size of Greek water reserves. The government aims in this way to provide the country with a solution against...

Greek Company Increases Wages for Self and Environmental Awareness

Coco-mat is a greek company that makes products for sleeping, which are very practical and good-looking. This company tries to promote welfare and environmental sustainability. For example, Coco-mat has just established a programm, concerning its employees, to motivate them...