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Greece Braces for Fire Season Hoping to Prevent Repeat of 2021 Disaster

Greece is bracing for the fire season hoping to avoid a repeat of 2021 when it was hit by some of the most devastating fires in recent history in the northern part of Evia island and West Attica. The new...

Number of Forest Fires in Greece Rises Dramatically in 2022

There has already been a marked increase in the number of forest fires in Greece in the first three months of 2022, the National Observatory of Athens released on Thursday. The worrying figure indicates that the country may face even...

2021 Fires in Greece Burned Almost Double the Area of NYC

The catastrophic 2021 fires in Greece burned an area almost twice the size of New York City, according to a report by the Meteo services of the National Observatory of Athens, released on Tuesday. According to the report, 84 forest...

Extreme Weather Phenomena in Greece “Become More Intense”

Greece has seen extreme weather phenomena for the past 30 to 40 years, but their duration and intensity was nothing like what we are seeing today as part of climate change, weather expert and emeritus professor at the University...

Floods Follow Catastrophic Fires in Greece’s Evia

The North Evia floods generated by the bad weather system "Athena" caused great destruction as they swept the fire-stricken North Evia

Tiny Village in Poland Stands in Solidarity with Evia Fire Victims

The community of Niedyszyna, a small village in Poland near Lodz, has expressed their solidarity with those who lost their homes and possessions in the catastrophic fires that blazed across Evia, Greece in August. The group sent a letter of...

Pyrophytes: The Plants That Adapt to — And Thrive in — Fires

Found a video that explains that giant sequoias also are like this.... we need to add sequoias to this story

Fires Shaped the Landscape of Ancient Greece

Fires shaped much of the landscape in ancient Greece; set mostly by invaders in pre-classical times, sometimes the fires were also set by Greeks themselves. According to an article written by L.G. Liacos entitled "Present Studies and History of Burning...

The Priest Who Lost His Church in the Massive Fire of Evia, Greece

The destruction of an old Greek Orthodox church in Kokkinomilia was one of the many sad losses Evia has suffered after the fires that ravaged the island. Villages were evacuated and left to the infernos, hundreds of houses were destroyed,...

Prince Charles: The Devastation by Fires in Greece ‘Stuff of Nightmares’

Prince Charles said on Saturday that the devastation in Greece -- "the land of my father" -- from the fires is the stuff of nightmares and called on the world to act on climate change. Writing an article for the...