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Are We Prepared for the Next Big Mediterranean Tsunami?

The Mediterranean sea straddles two tectonic plates and is lined by large towns and cities. We need to take the tsunami threat seriously, argues Matthew Blackett, a senior lecturer at a British University.  By Matthew Blackett Nearly a century has passed...

What Are the Pillars of Hercules Mentioned in Greek Mythology?

The Pillars of Hercules appear in ancient Greek mythology in a variety of different settings. They are mentioned in the context of Atlantis, various quests, and of course, in the stories of Hercules himself. They are even mentioned in...

Greece is World’s Second Most Popular Destination for Superyachts

Greece is currently the second most popular destination for superyachts in the world according to online tracking data published by Bloomberg. On Friday, Greek waters were host to hundreds of yachts. Only Italy had more and was the most popular...

Road Built 7,000 Years Ago Found at Bottom of Mediterranean Sea

A 7,000-year-old road that may have connected an ancient Hvar culture settlement to the now-isolated island of Korčula has been discovered by archaeologists off the southern Croatian coast. The remnants of this road were found at the sunken Neolithic...

Chemicals in Sunscreen Damaging Mediterranean Sea Ecosystems

A recent study has found that chemicals in sunscreens may be damaging vital seagrass ecosystems in the Mediterranean Sea. The Mediterranean seagrass Posidonia oceania has been particularly impacted by the chemicals, the study, which was published in the "Marine Pollution...

Oil Spill From Syria Threatens Cyprus Shores

An oil spill originating from Syria's largest refinery has proliferated across the Mediterranean Sea and is inching towards Cyprus' Karpas peninsula. The treacherous oil slick, which is nearly the size of New York City, has seeped across international waters...

PM Mitsotakis and President Macron Denounce Turkish Behavior in Libya, Cyprus and Greece

Greek Premier Kyriakos Mitsotakis is in Paris on Wednesday, where earlier he held an official meeting with French President Emmanuel Macron. The French leader welcomed Prime Minister Mitsotakis on the steps of the Élysée Palace in the capital city before...