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The Incredibly Diverse – And Healthy – Diet of the Ancient Greeks

The diet of the ancient Greeks is fascinating for so many reasons, and they had impressively varied eating habits.

Thousands of Sardines Land Onshore on Greek Island

Thousands of sardines somehow lost direction and ended up trapped in the harbor of the Greek island of Koufonisia. Locals rushed to the port with fish nets to get as many as they could. The small fish seemed to have...

World’s Oldest Aquarium Fish ‘Methuselah’ Turns 101

A new study reveals that Methuselah, the world's oldest aquarium fish, might be much older than we previously thought, possibly even more than a hundred years old. Methuselah is a female Australian lungfish, and she lives at the Steinhart Aquarium...

Plastics in Fish a Growing Threat in Greek Seas

Experts are warning that the presence of plastics in fish around Greece is a growing problem, which not only poses a threat to marine life but also has potential implications for human health. From discarded plastic bags and bottles to...

Massive Aquarium Containing 1,500 Fish Bursts in Berlin

A 16-meter (52-foot) aquarium containing 1,500 fish has burst at a hotel in downtown Berlin, injuring two people, German rescue services said on Friday. More than 100 first responders had been called in to deal with the damage at the...

Ancient Greeks were Gourmands with a Preference for Fish

Ancient Greeks were gourmands and particularly fond of large fresh fish and eel, according to research headed by zooarchaeologist Dr. Demetra Mylona. The zooarchaeologist, who does research for the Institute of Aegean Prehistory Study Center for East Crete, is collecting...

Fish Freeze to Death in Greece

Fish froze to death in Greece after the major snowstorm hit Greece earlier this week. Hundreds of thousands of farmed fish froze to death in the Richo Lagoon of Drepano Lake in northern Greece. The fish, which were largely seabream and...

The Ocean Will Soon Have More Plastic Than Fish

The United Kingdom's Environmental Investigations Agency (EIA) says that plastic will outweigh fish in the planet's oceans by 2050. The EIA released an environmental report on Tuesday that calls for a treaty to fight the rapid growth in plastic pollution...

New Orzotto Recipe from Chef Giorgio Pintzas Monzani

Orzotto with tomato sauce, ouzo, shellfish, and feta mousse is a great new recipe from a Greek- Italian chef based in Milan, Italy. By Giorgio Pintzas Monzani It's time to step up your Greek-food game with this super tasty version of...

Was Greek Fishing Helped or Hindered by Pandemic?

Did the pandemic help or hinder Greek fishing? Experts offered their take on how fish populations and marine life are faring today.