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Rain — Not Snow — Could Become the Norm in the Arctic

A scientific study published on Tuesday predicts that rainfall will be normal in the Arctic for the next four to five decades. Rain will be so normal that it will actually be more frequent than snowfall by 2060-2070. This environmental...

Edessa: The Greek City of Water and of the Five Senses

Get to know Edessa, the Northern Greek city referred to as the “City of Water and of the Five Senses,” which is home to thermal springs and the famed Edessa Waterfalls. Edessa is the capital of Pella, located in the...

The New Thessaloniki Coast: Botanical Gardens and Pools in the Sea

The Prefecture of Central Macedonia on Monday announced plans for the redesign of Thessaloniki’s shoreline, plans that include botanical gardens and swimming pools in the sea. The Governor of Central Macedonia, Apostolos Tzitzikostas, announced in a press conference the vision...

COP26 Climate Agreement Finalized After Hours of Overtime

The COP26 Climate Summit in Glasgow, Scotland reached an agreement on Saturday after running hours overtime from the summit's original end date. The agreement marks a historic moment for the summits, as it is the first time a text produced...

Residents of a Welsh Town Set to Become Europe’s First Climate Refugees

A coastal village of 700 residents in the UK has been declared the first place on earth that may produce climate refugees, as the community has been identified for a high risk of permanent flooding. The British town of Fairborne,...

US and China Agree to Work Together on Climate Change

The United States and China announced on Thursday that they plan to work together to curb their emissions in an effort to fight climate change. The two nations, which are the top contributors to the planet's carbon emissions, announced their...

Seagrasses Could Hold Secret to Averting Climate Change

Seagrasses, called by one researcher the Earth's "forgotten ecosystem," could hep us stave off further climate change if they are protected, as they ought to be all around the oceans and seas of the world. As some of the oldest...

Crucial UN Climate Summit Gets Under Way in Glasgow

The crucial UN climate change summit (COP26) got under way in Glasgow, UK on Sunday as President Alok Sharma says the summit is the world's "last, best hope" to keep global warming limited to 1.5 C by 2100. Currently, the...

UN Honors Young Activist Trying to Make Greece’s Fishing Industry “Greener”

The UN Environment Program (UNEP) awarded last week the honorary title of Ambassador for the Mediterranean Coast for 2021-22 to Lefteris Arapakis, a young activist who is fighting to save the fishing industry in Greece. Awarded as part of UNEP’s...

Seeking Adventure on the Stunning Greek Mountain of Smolikas

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