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Mediterranean Turning into Tropical Sea, WWF Warns

The Mediterranean is turning into a tropical sea due to the rising global temperatures, the World Wide Fund for Nature warned in a report.

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...

The Greek Origins of Marseille, France’s Oldest City

The huge port city of Marseille, France was founded by Greeks back in 600 BC, when the first immigrants established a trading colony.

Why the Mediterranean is One of the Saltiest Seas in the World

The Mediterranean Sea is one of the most storied and lovely bodies of water anywhere in the world -- and it is also one of the saltiest.

Bronze Age Minoan Ingots Are Evidence of Ancient Trade Links

Bronze Age Minoan ingots with unique markings that were just discovered off the Israeli coast show vast trading links between Cyprus and Sardinia, archaeologists say. Dating back to the late Bronze age, approximately the 13th to the early 12th century...

Ukraine War: The Consequences for Greece and Turkey

The conflict in Ukraine will have important consequences for Greece, Turkey and the wider eastern Mediterranean region, says John Sitilides, a government affairs and geopolitical risk specialist in an exclusive interview with Greek Reporter. In the third part of the...

Why Do We Ignore the Ancient Treasures Atop Mediterranean Mountains?

In ancient times, the mountaintops of the Mediterranean held the shrines and ritual sites of the Greek gods. These days, they’re astonishingly unloved and neglected. By Jason König The mountains of the Mediterranean are permanent reminders of the past. The ancient...

UN Honors Young Activist Trying to Make Greece’s Fishing Industry “Greener”

The UN Environment Program (UNEP) awarded last week the honorary title of Ambassador for the Mediterranean Coast for 2021-22 to Lefteris Arapakis, a young activist who is fighting to save the fishing industry in Greece. Awarded as part of UNEP’s...

Turkey Accuses Greece, Cyprus of “Provocative Activities”

As Greece and Turkey are scheduled to hold a new round of consultative talks in Ankara on October 6, Turkey accused Greece and Cyprus on Saturday of “unilateral and provocative activities.” Diplomats from the two nations will hold the 63rd...

Climate Crisis Tops Agenda of Mediterranean Leaders Meeting in Athens

The climate crisis will top of the agenda of the summit of Mediterranean and Southern European Union member states (EUMed 9), which is being held in Athens on Friday. The EU Med or EuroMed 7, initially an alliance of Greece,...