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...
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.
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.
Greece’s Marine Environment Gets New Lease on Life, Scientists Say
Greece's marine life populations have faced a period of revival due to the travel restrictions imposed globally to manage the coronavirus pandemic. Covid-19 restrictions are having visibly positive repercussions on marine life in Greece, as they have brought about not...
The Greek Fisherman in Iceland who Never Forgot his Native Land
George Alevras is a Greek fisherman from the historic city of Messolonghi who currently lives in Siglufjörður, one of the northernmost cities in Iceland.
Thousands of Dead Fish Wash Up Onshore Along Northern Greek River
Shocking images emerged of thousands of dead fish washed up along the shores of several bodies of water in Rhodope, a region in Western Thrace, over the weekend. Veterinary officials from Eastern Macedonia and Thrace located the dead fish in...