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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.

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...

Lockdown Helps Remarkable Recovery of Fish Stocks in Greek Seas

Greek scientists say that the fish population in the Aegean and Ionian Seas has shown a remarkable recovery perhaps not seen for a quarter of a century, due to the coronavirus lockdown and the restrictions imposed on fishing. Although the...