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US Army Chooses Cretan Water to Quench its Thirst

The Greek bottled water brand Zaros, which comes from the Cretan village of the same name, will soon be slaking the thirst of the US Armed Forces, according to a list of approved products to be purchased by the...

Greeks Develop Newfound Interest in the Great Outdoors as One Million SMS Sent on Sunday

It came to light on Monday that Greek citizens had sent a total of one million SMS messages to the state on Sunday, letting the authorities know that they were headed out amidst the lockdown for some much-needed recreation...

Buildings Collapse as 6.7 Earthquake Hits Greek Island of Samos

An earthquake with a magnitude of 6.7 on the Richter scale hit the island of Samos on Friday around the noon hour, leading residents to run into the streets and triggering a mini-tsounami. Lasting for a prolonged time, the temblor...

Wildfire Rages on Zakynthos Island

Greek firefighters are trying to contain a large wildfire that broke out near the village of Volimes, on the island of Zakynthos, on Sunday afternoon. The fire, which is burning in a wooded area near the village, is being aided...

Greece Braces for More Storms as Severe Weather Forecasted for This Weekend

Greece once again faces, just as it did last week, another weekend of severe weather, before the Ionian Islands and other regions of the country have even finished cleaning up the extensive damage caused by the Ianos weather system. Meteo,...

Earthquake Measuring 5.4 on Richter Scale Hits South of Crete

An earthquake measuring 5.4 on the Richter scale has just struck south of the Greek island of Crete. Just after 7:30 PM the temblor shook the ground 19 km (11 miles) southwest of Arvi, on Crete. According to Greece's Geodynamic...

Unusually High Numbers of Loggerhead Sea Turtle Nests in Mediterranean This Year

According to ARCHELON, The Sea Turtle Protection Society of Greece, 2020 has seen an unusually high number of loggerhead sea turtle nests in waters around Greece and in the Mediterranean as a whole. After surveying the 75 km (47 miles)...

Firefighters Try to Tame Wildfire on Kefalonia

Firefighters on Kefalonia have been battling wildfires all night for the second day, while Argostoli mayor advises residents of certain areas to evacuate as strong winds make the direction of the blaze unpredictable. On the island there are currently 102...

Large Pod of 30 Dolphins Spotted Off Limassol, Cyprus

A pod of nearly 30 bottlenose dolphins were spotted in the Mediterranean Sea off Limassol, Cyprus, on Friday. Although the species of dolphin is the most common in the Mediterranean Sea, a pod this large is an uncommon sight in...

Majestic Wild Horses Spotted Galloping in Greek Mountains

An amazing video posted on Twitter of wild horses running free on Smolikas Mountain, the second tallest mountain in Greece, is sure to inspire curiosity about these majestic creatures. https://twitter.com/4DIRTYACE/status/1300317011847925760?s=20 The tweet states "Good morning from the Mongolia of Greece," referring...