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Environmental Groups Challenge Offshore Gas Exploration by Greece

Environmental groups in Greece have challenged the decision to start gas exploration west and southwest of Crete, saying that dangers to the marine environment have not been adequately assessed. Greenpeace, WWF, and the Pelagos Cetological Research Institute have been attempting...

Activists in UK Block Greek-Flagged Ship Carrying Russian Fuel

A group of Greenpace activists prevented a Greek-flagged tanker carrying Russian fuel from docking at a port in the UK on Sunday evening. According to Greenpeace, a global campaigning network dedicated to a variety environmental causes, the twelve activists boarded...

Young Greeks' Coffee-Cup Campaign Tackles Plastic Trash

By Heini-Sofia Alavuo Greeks love their daily coffee, so much so that they go through an estimated 300 million plastic takeaway cups of the stuff every year. Sadly, this is taking a punishing toll on the environment, as the vast majority of...

Eco Groups Warn Greece is Not Prepared to Respond to Marine Disasters

Environmental groups warn that Greece is unprepared to deal with marine disasters, in the aftermath of the destructive oil spill in Salamis that soon spread across the Saronic Gulf, reaching Athens' coastal front. According to a Kathimerini newspaper report, the World...

Greenpeace: Mediterranean in Grave Danger From Plastic Pollution

More than 1,455 tonnes of plastic are currently believed to be floating on the Mediterranean Sea, while 94% of plastic waste is currently coating the seabed, based on the latest estimates. According to the head of Greenpeace's campaign for...

Activists Arrested in Greece after Power Plant Incident

Ten Greenpeace activists were arrested after climbing a tower at a power plant belonging to Public Power Corporation (PPC), Greece's main electricity provider in Kozani, Greece. The activists were protesting against the coal power plant, demanding for a switch...

Thousands March Through Athens to Demand Effective Policies on Climate Change

Thousands of Athenians marched in the Greek capital on Sunday to join efforts with millions of people around the world who want to pressure politicians to come to a legally binding agreement at the Paris Climate Conference which will...

Greenpeace Greece Launches Crowdfunded Solar Campaign

Greenpeace activists from Greece, Italy and Spain spread a 600 square meter arrow banner today, reading "Oil is fueling Greek debt," pointing at a Greek oil-fired power plant under construction on the island of Rhodes, to reveal one of...

Greenpeace Blasts Greek Coastal Development Bill

The environmental group Greenpeace has joined in criticism over a bill that would let developers run amok on Greece's coastline and build where they want, legalize unlawful construction and hinder public access to public beaches. “Enough is enough. The coastal...

Greece Supports Arrested Greenpeace Activists

The environmental organization is mounting a global campaign to support the 30 Greenpeace activists, held in Russian prisons, this Saturday, October 5 in Athens. Greenpeace calls everyone to be at 18:00 at Dionysiou Areopagitou and Parthenonos Street, close to the...