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USS Gerald R. Ford Aircraft Carrier Pulls into Athens

On Thursday, the US aircraft carrier the USS Gerald R. Ford pulled into Athens for its third port call of the summer deployment. The USS Gerald Ford, the lead ship of its class in the United States Navy, bears the...

Three Historical Shipwrecks Discovered in the Mediterranean

An international group of scientists made an exciting discovery recently: while exploring underwater in the Mediterranean they found three shipwrecks which have been lying at the bottom of the sea for a very long time. The scientists also took detailed...

Mass Death of Sea Urchins in the East Med Threatens Ecosystems

Sea urchins in the Eastern Mediterranean have been dying off at an alarming rate due to a pathogen, a development that threatens the Turkish and Greek prized coral reef ecosystems, researchers announced Friday. According to a report in Daily Sabah,...

The Deadliest Decade for Shark Attacks in Greece

When holidaying in Greece, few pause and think of the dangers that could be lurking below the idyllic Aegean waters, but an academic paper published last month has revealed new insights about the frequency of shark attacks in Greece. The paper,...

Five Natural Pools on the Greek Islands to Discover This Summer

For those heading to the Mediterranean this summer, there can be no better way to enjoy the glimmering azure waters than with a plunge into one of the many natural pools across the Greek islands. These pools are typically formed...

Sea Turtles an Endangered Species in Greece, Conservationists Warn

Conservationists have warned that sea turtles in Greece and the wider Mediterranean region are an endangered species. Specifically, the loggerhead sea turtle, also known as the Caretta caretta, is under threat. The warning was given by the Mediterranean Association to...

Greece, Cyprus on Edge as Turkey Plans New Drilling in the Med

Turkey has announced new drilling in the Eastern Mediterranean with the newly-inaugurated Abdulhamid Han drillship set to sail in the coming days. “Its new mission is planned to be in the Mediterranean,” said the director general of the Turkish Oil...

Libya-Turkey Energy Deal Escalates Mediterranean Tensions

The Libya-Turkey energy deal is escalating the dangers of open conflict between Ankara and Athens. Turkey and Libya have demarcated potential oil and gas-rich zones in the Mediterranean. This maneuver has also irritated Egypt. On October 3rd, Turkey signed a...

Why Do We Ignore the Ancient Treasures Atop Greek Mountains?

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

Marine Heatwave Attracts Invasive Fish in the Mediterranean

A marine heatwave has hit the Mediterranean, including the Ionian and Aegean seas, posing a threat to the entire marine ecosystem, experts have warned. The marine heatwave is leading to a proliferation of invasive fish species and jellyfish. As the...